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West Coast Ravens

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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Static Displays

Posted November 9, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. Davis The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. A-10C Thunderbolt II…

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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

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

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted November 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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NELLIS/CREECH/NTTR vulnerable for CCRI

Posted November 4, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Members of the 99th Communications Squadron Cyber Readiness Inspection team speak with Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander during a mock readiness inspection on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The CCRI is conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency and it is…

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted November 4, 2016 by 432nd Wing

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted November 4, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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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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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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99th CES Fire Prevention Flight Pit Training

Posted October 21, 2016 by

Firefighters, assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight, finish putting out the last flames in a mock shell of an aircraft during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6.   Senior Airman James Avdoian-Salas, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight firefighter, tests his firehose before training at Nellis Air…

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