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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted October 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Thunderbirds perform last show of year

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The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron perform the bomb burst maneuver during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 13. The air show brought more than 295,000 spectators from across the globe to experience “75 Years of Air Power.”   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin…

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57th WG/99th ABW command chiefs take flight with Thunderbirds

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, 57th Wing command chief, poses for a photo with Maj. Kevin Walsh, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron operations officer on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan 24. All three branches of the U.S. Armed Forces conduct orientation…

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11th ATKS paves way with training

Posted March 31, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

As technology on the battlefield changes and evolves, remotely piloted aircraft such as the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, continue to provide combatant commanders with unblinking eyes and attack capabilities from the sky.

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Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School

Posted May 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

On Dec. 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved a title that many of the time sought after: first in flight.

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94th military police battalion aims to qualify

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Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Abril DAEGU, South Korea — Pvt. Moses T. Reyes, a military policeman with the 142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and native of Las Vegas, Nev., remotely fires a .50 caliber machine gun mounted to a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS)…

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Creech detachment enhances RPA maintenance

Posted November 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Maintaining fully trained Airmen for the U.S. Air Force’s remotely piloted aircraft enterprise is a daunting task.

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Airman lifts into fitness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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From bullets to bombs, Ammo Airmen ‘bring the bang’ to RPA firepower

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Down a long, winding road that leads far away from the flight line exists a world all its own at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Jeffery Glover, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, carries a tool to break the back window of a vehicle that has a simulated vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as a part of a training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May…

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