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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

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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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66th RQS participates in Checkered Flag 17-1, Combat Archer 17-3

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller

The 66th Rescue Squadron sent three of its HH-60G Pave Hawks and 59 Airmen to participate in the large scale Checkered Flag 17-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

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A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag 17-03

Posted February 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-3, Jan. 13-27, here.

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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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34th WPS graduates first WIC built for HC-130J Combat King II

Posted June 27, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School's 34th Weapons Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., capitalized on planning and collaboration to graduate its first class of students June 17 in the Class 17A HC-130J Combat King II weapons instructor course, laying the foundation to increase HC-130J weapons officers in the Combat Air Forces.

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Fire Muster spreads fire prevention awareness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Lt. Col. John Ethridge, 432nd Operations Support Squadron director of operations, puts on a fire helmet during the 5th annual Fire Muster at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 9. Over 12 teams competed in the event, which aims to spread fire prevention awareness through…

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Cookie Drive spreads holiday cheer

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika A donator to the Airman Cookie Drive hands over a bag of homemade cookies during the cookie drive’s drop off at the chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 14. After cookies were collected, volunteers packaged them up and delivered them to Airmen living…

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Alaska ANG feels the heat at Red Flag 16-1

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Airman 1st Class David Hayes, 210th Rescue Squadron member, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, looks out the side of an HH-60 helicopter before taking off during Red Flag 16-1 Feb. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Being from Alaska, the 210th RQS participates in Red Flag…

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‘It’s getting hot in here’ : 555th RED HORSE builds fire station

Posted April 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman, assigned to the 555th RED HORSE Squadron, kicks the dirt back from the freshly dug trench at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 2. The contributions that the 555th RHS is able to provide can in part be attributed to how closely the…

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