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Testing skills: Third Quarter Load Competition

Posted October 21, 2016 by

Aircraft that will be used during the 57th Wing’s third quarter weapons load crew competition sit on the flightline before the competition begins at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 7. Load crews were chosen for their outstanding duty performance and exceptional loading ability during the friendly competition between F-15, F-16, F-22, F-35 and A-10…

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Guest speaker addresses millennials

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.

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F-35A Lightning maintenance sparks Red Flag 17-1

Posted February 3, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The debut of the F-35A Lightning II at Red Flag has afforded the pilots and maintainers of the aircraft a chance to be a part of the Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise.

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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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823rd MXS Airmen fuel innovation

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airman 1st Class Korie Morimoto, 823rd Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems apprentice, performs maintenance on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fuel probe at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 4, 2017. The 823rd MXS was tasked with rebuilding the HH-60’s fuel probe to prevent leaks…

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AFwerX Vegas opens new doors to innovation

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The men and women of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center will once again be on the leading edge of testing, tactics, and training innovation, establishing the force’s most ambitious knowledge outreach program to date.

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Airmen on the street: Favorite memories of a holiday

Posted November 25, 2015 by

“When I was at Bagram Air Field three years ago, my commander and I commandeered about 30 pies and took them to the different Airmen and NCOs who were working on the flightline.” — Senior Master Sgt. Lindsey Swan, 99th Medical Support Squadron family health clinic superintendent   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st…

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Airmen powered by innovation, continuous process improvement for 2016, beyond

Posted February 5, 2016 by Sean McCully

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Employees of the Department of Defense, and more specifically the Air Force, must be accountable stewards of taxpayer dollars and ensure that the daily work processes supporting mission requirements, tactical and strategic goals, are effective and ultimately efficient in their execution and sustainment. Focusing on innovation, strategic alignment, problem…

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58th RQS trains so ‘… others may live’

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A Pararescuemen, assigned to the 58th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is pulled out of Lake Mead, into an HH-60G Pave Hawk during water operations training at Lake Mead, March 15. Pararescue specialists are highly trained experts who perform rescues in every…

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Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted May 13, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Quality assurance Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears,” and even “sharks in the water” for their ‘no nonsense’ attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

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