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Singapore AF enhances Red Flag 17-2

Posted March 15, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

As the Singapore CH-47 Chinook’s twin rotors build speed and spin in unison, a loud but calming hum fills the interior of the helicopter. Seven Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists sit with their gear in front of them, parachutes on their backs.

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Nevada ANG chaplain: ‘I want people to know Islam is not evil’

Posted May 12, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Marcus

Laura Magee remembers asking her father about religion when she was 8 while innocently combing her hair in front of a large vanity mirror.

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Red Flag 17-3 going strong with 55th FS

Posted July 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxis to the runway during Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 24, 2017. The 55th FS is known as the “Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth.” Red Flag 17-3, the Air…

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Storytellers come to Creech

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Tech. Sgt. Adam, 66th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, asked audience members to close their eyes and allow themselves to experience his story as realistically as possible during a Storytellers event in the Creech auditorium, October 18, 2017. Adam began by describing what he could see,…

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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Red Flag 18-1 takes off at Nellis

Posted January 24, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force kicked off its largest three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise — Red Flag 18-1 – Jan. 22. The exercise will conclude Feb. 16. Officials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., reminded Southern Nevada residents they will notice increased military aircraft activity due to aircraft departing from Nellis, twice-a-day to participate in…

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KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

Posted March 21, 2018 by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño

Airmen from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.

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Increased aircraft noise may be heard

Posted May 30, 2018 by

Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the Air Force conducts Weapons School Integration, also known as WSINT, from May 29 to June 14. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis twice a day and may remain in the air for up to five hours during WSINT.  There may…

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Colombian Air Force Faith in the Cause Medal

Posted August 10, 2018 by

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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