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RPA attack squadron honors 100 years of training, combat

Posted March 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

In the 100 years since its activation, the 78th Attack Squadron, now at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has taken on a myriad of missions and locations. It now maintains combat-ready reservists who conduct MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft training, as well as, integrated and expeditionary combat operations. The unit first activated…

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Airman lifts into fitness

Posted February 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted March 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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America’s oldest RPA unit celebrates 75 years

Posted March 17, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated the 11th Attack Squadron’s 75th anniversary of providing America with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities here since March 2, 1942.

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Red Flag: Then, now

Posted February 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

During the Vietnam War (1962-1973) the U.S. Air Force lost approximately 1,737 aircraft in combat. It was a number that was unacceptable and an area that the Air Force knew it needed to improve on.

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MARE tests Nellis readiness

Posted November 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A Mission First Support Services biohazard engineer checks the panels of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the MARE at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 13. The MARE tested the ability for the participating units to respond after a simulated aircraft crash. NELLIS AIR FORCE…

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432nd OG celebrates 25th anniversary

Posted June 3, 2016 by By Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Since its inception Sept. 18, 1947, Airmen have dedicated blood, sweat and tears to create the most advanced and robust Air Force this country has ever known.

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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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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour

Posted October 23, 2015 by U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Chap. (Capt.) John Schuetze (far left), 99th Air Base Wing Catholic priest, poses for a photo with members of the “Come Be With Us” Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The tour is run by the Air Force Recruiting Service with the purpose of…

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57th Maintenance Group welcomes new commander

Posted June 3, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The mission critical task of supporting 10 flying programs and 120 assigned A-10, F-15, F-16, F-22A and F-35 aircraft as well as all visiting Red Flag, Green Flag, and operational test and evaluation aircraft is a vital one that the 57th Maintenance Group accomplishes day in and day out.

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