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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American airmen.

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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted February 3, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO- LACKLAND, Texas — The silent warfighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, yesterday through Feb. 10. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise…

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Gen. James Holmes takes command of ACC

Posted March 17, 2017 by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell

Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 10.

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99th SFS trains for all scenarios

Posted May 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Kenneth Delongchamp, 99th Security Forces Squadron member, prepares to enter a doorway during a training scenario in Area II on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17. The 99th SFS designs realistic exercises to keep Airmen in a warrior mindset and sharpen tactics, techniques…

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Inspired by air show, boy becomes USAF pilot

Posted August 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Inspiration can be fleeting or it can be enduring. As seven-year-old boy, Richard felt this powerful drive during a family outing to an air show, he had no idea it would shape his future career helping him become a U.S. Air Force pilot.

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New Operations Center in RPA enterprise

Posted October 27, 2017 by Master Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Since 1996, the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper enterprise has been engaged in continuous combat operations in multiple theaters around the world. As the demand for remotely piloted aircraft support grew, so has the U.S. Air Force’s reconnaissance and attack capabilities.

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Eagle Eyes enables Airmen to ensure security

Posted November 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The safety and security of each installation falls on the observations of the Airmen, civilians and retirees who occupy it. The Eagle Eyes program at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., is an anti-terrorism initiative that relies on the awareness of base occupants and connects them to the proper authorities. Eagle Eyes encourages people to familiarize…

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MQ-1B accident investigation report released

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Crew error and datalink issues caused an MQ-1B to crash Feb. 2, 2016, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released Jan. 30, 2018. The MQ-1B was assigned to the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and operated by a launch…

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RPA attack squadron honors 100 years of training, combat

Posted March 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

In the 100 years since its activation, the 78th Attack Squadron, now at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has taken on a myriad of missions and locations. It now maintains combat-ready reservists who conduct MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft training, as well as, integrated and expeditionary combat operations. The unit first activated…

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Business is booming on Nellis demolition range

Posted June 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Teams from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed an ammunition disposition request May 31, 2018, at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.

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