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AFLCMC to welcome new command chief

Posted February 3, 2017 by Brian Bracken

Chief Master Sgt. Michelle R. Thorsteinson-Richards has been selected as the new Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s command chief.

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Red Flag’s Heartbeat: Core unit arrives at NAFB

Posted February 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The 1st Fighter Wing’s air crews and support personnel out of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, arrived at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Jan.17 and 18, 2017, to participate in Red Flag 17-1, as the exercise’s core unit. Red Flag 17-1, a three-week combat training exercise involving U.S. and allied forces’ air,…

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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted February 3, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO- LACKLAND, Texas — The silent warfighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, yesterday through Feb. 10. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise…

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Hill’s F-35As arrive for Red Flag 17-1

Posted February 3, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A crew chief, assigned to the 34th Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, marshals an F-35A Lightning II after landing on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 21. The F-35A is participating in Red Flag 17-1, making it the first iteration to incorporate the…

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

Posted February 1, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron [Moody Air Force Base, Ga.] prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03 from Jan. 13-27, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted January 27, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

The silent war fighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, Jan. 24 through Feb. 10.

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Red Flag 17-1 kicks off at Nellis AFB

Posted January 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and will conclude on Feb. 10.

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57th Wing Airmen take flight

Posted January 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

As she stepped onto the flightline here Jan. 6, Senior Airman Sierra Elliott took note of her surroundings.

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Retired from duty, not the mission

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Behind the shadows of unparalleled MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations stand men and women who once wore a military uniform, still contributing to the fight. They are retired Air Force members.

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Nellis/Creech Disciplinary Actions

Posted January 20, 2017 by Maj. Simone V. Davis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The following is a compilation of disciplinary actions taken by Nellis and Creech commanders for drug abuse from Nov. 1, 2016 to Jan 9, 2017. Courts-Martial: • Senior Airman: On Nov. 2, a senior airman was found guilty in a summary court-martial of wrongful use of cocaine. This member…

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