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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

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Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Out on the taxiway you can hear the deafening roar of an engine and see billowing clouds of smoke.

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66th RQS participates in Checkered Flag 17-1, Combat Archer 17-3

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller

The 66th Rescue Squadron sent three of its HH-60G Pave Hawks and 59 Airmen to participate in the large scale Checkered Flag 17-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

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A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag 17-03

Posted February 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-3, Jan. 13-27, here.

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57th MXG: Day in, day out

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

As the desert sun rises over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. flightline, temperatures climb, topping off at 115 degrees. Jets engines ignite and the heat emitted brings the already blazing temperatures to nearly 130 degrees.

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34th WPS graduates first WIC built for HC-130J Combat King II

Posted June 27, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School's 34th Weapons Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., capitalized on planning and collaboration to graduate its first class of students June 17 in the Class 17A HC-130J Combat King II weapons instructor course, laying the foundation to increase HC-130J weapons officers in the Combat Air Forces.

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Nellis takes the cake with USAF 70th anniversary celebration

Posted September 29, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

The Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a cake-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, with this year’s theme of Breaking Barriers Since 1947.

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Airshow 2017: Red Eagles

Posted November 11, 2017 by

The Red Eagles Formation Team based in California fly the Russian-designed YAK-52 aircraft, the basic trainer for Soviet forces. It is rugged, reliable and relatively straightforward to operate.

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Nevada man sentenced in sale of stolen Air Force ammunition

Posted December 28, 2017 by AP

A Nevada man who sold smoke grenades and military-issued ammunition stolen from the U.S. Air Force has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and two years’ probation. U.S. Attorney Steven Myhre says 38-year-old Temogen Tran Noguni of Henderson was sentenced Dec. 22 in Las Vegas after pleading guilty in August to one count of…

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HH-60s train over the NTTR

Posted February 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, looks out the side window of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018. The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter conducts day or night personnel recovery operations in hostile environments to recover…

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