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From helos to chapels: The journey to helping others

Posted August 27, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

While the dust settles for just a moment before the hot wind whisks it away once more in the desolate Nevada desert, the chaplain is making his rounds.

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Airmen of Lightning AMU; the forefront of readiness

Posted August 24, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is not only the newest addition to the Air Force’s arsenal of aircraft, but it is also one of its most advanced. With its improved stealth, avionics and logistical support, the aircraft can enter enemy radar, accomplish its mission and leave the hostile area without being seen.

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422nd TES, 57th AMXS test F-35 ammunition bulk loader

Posted August 24, 2018 by

The 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron and the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., each recently reached milestones with the F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft program.

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Creech, Nellis host first-ever joint K-9 combat training

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Staff Sgt. Juan Hinojosa, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler and Erik, 99th SFS MWD, respond to a simulated “live-fire” scenario during a training exercise Aug. 8, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This portion of the training was to test the dog’s…

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57th ATG welcomes new commander

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 57th Adversary Tactics Group held a change of command ceremony Aug. 3, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

In a large, dimly lit room located in the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility (NATCF), faces are illuminated only by the reflection of air traffic control radar scopes.

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20th SOS takes to skies for Red Flag 18-3

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver A CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., flies over the Las Vegas strip, July 31, 2018. The 20th SOS is at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., participating in Red Flag 18-3.   Air Force photograph…

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Colombian Air Force Faith in the Cause Medal

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz U.S. Air Force service members stand for a group photo after receiving the Colombian Air Force Faith in the Cause Medal from the Commander of the Colombian air force, Gen. Carlos Eduardo Bueno Vargas during Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27, 2018….

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Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.

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Nellis Airman showcases innovative idea

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman Bailee Darbasie

Senior Airman Joseph Fleischli, with the help of AFWERX-Vegas, presented an innovative idea to improve the delinking feeder component for the GAU-2 weapon system to Maj. Gen. Pete Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 3.

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