It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.
With a mission fully planned, remotely piloted aircraft and ground control stations must be in complete working order to ensure the aircrew has an operational Remotely Piloted Aircraft to get the mission done successfully and safely.
Staff Sgt. John Mitchell, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, uses a portable X-ray device to map out a simulated explosive device during a base exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 12. The exercise will be used as a learning tool and will provide feedback on what went right and what…
The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.
Transitioning out of the military can be a stressful and overwhelming process. The USO offers assistance through a variety of partnerships and programs called their USO Transition 360 Alliance to make help make the process easier.
Ace Maker Airshows is proud to present the T-33 Shooting Star as America’s first operational jet fighter and trainer. These aircraft represent a piece of American history that ushered us into a new generation, and have helped pave the way for the lives and freedoms we enjoy today.
The feelings experienced during combat missions can be intense for many aircrew members. For Airman 1st Class Matthew, a 20-year-old 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator sensor operator, his first airstrike was an event he will never forget.
Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Chester, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, lays on the floor after receiving a pre-anesthetic at the Veterinary Clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 15. The Veterinary Clinic at Nellis AFB provides treatment for approximately 20 MWDs. U.S. Air Force photo by…
Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).