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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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Airmen ’unload’ skills during load crew competition

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Airmen from the Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit work together to load a munition during a quarterly weapons load crew compteition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23. Weapons loaders work in teams of three, with the highest ranking member being the team chief.   Staff Sgt. Colton Covill, Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit weapons team…

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Posted September 23, 2016 by Susan Garcia

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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57th MXG: Day in, day out

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

As the desert sun rises over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. flightline, temperatures climb, topping off at 115 degrees. Jets engines ignite and the heat emitted brings the already blazing temperatures to nearly 130 degrees.

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Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Out on the taxiway you can hear the deafening roar of an engine and see billowing clouds of smoke.

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Positivity against all odds

Posted March 31, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

”You have cancer.” These are the three words no one ever wants to hear.

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2015 CFC drive underway at Nellis AFB

Posted October 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off here Sept. 1 and is scheduled to wrap up Dec. 15. The CFC is an annual workplace charity campaign that helps support eligible non-profit organizations that provide benefits throughout the world.

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Perseverance in face of adversity

Posted October 8, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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Courage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives

Posted October 13, 2017 by Sgt. David Bickel

Sgt. Michael Vura and Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 1. 

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407th AEG CC trains with EM

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Tech. Sgt. Christopher McShan, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management section chief, helps Col. Scott Gibson, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, into a hazardous material suit during an immersion tour at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 12, 2018. The EM flight gave Gibson…

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