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Aerial refueling: Tankers serve as gas stations in Nevada skies

Posted August 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Over the Nevada Test and Training Range, aircraft from all over the globe blast through the Nevada sky in a simulated war scenario. In the exercise, called Red Flag, units test their abilities against some of the military’s premier aircraft while also receiving some of the best training offered in the world.

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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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MAN ON THE STREET: What are your holiday plans?

Posted December 2, 2016 by

“My wife and I have plans to go to the Bahamas for the holidays.” — Adam   “For Christmas I plan to visit my uncle and nephews who I have not seen for years in Phoenix. It shall be a wonderful surprise.” — Jonathan   “The holidays are my favorite time of the year. Who…

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Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

Posted February 6, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors -- she’s currently grey -- and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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34th WS load HH-60s into C-17

Posted April 14, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Airman from the 34th Weapons Squadron finish loading the first of two HH-60 Pave Hawks into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 57th Weapons Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., March 28. The Pave Hawk is a highly modified version of the Army Black…

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MQ-1 Predator showcased at American Patriot Festival

Posted May 26, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Veterans and their families admire the MQ-1 Predator during the American Patriot Festival May 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. The American Patriot Festival brought veterans and their families together to enjoy military displays, performances and a car show.   Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen…

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MQ-9 squadron opens breastfeeding room

Posted September 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley A. Stevens First Lt. Cynthia, an intelligence officer with the 867th attack squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., prepares to use the mother’s room at the 22nd Attack Squadron, August 30, 2017. Cynthia and other Creech mothers were successful in their campaign for a mother’s room…

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Airshow 2017: 57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted November 11, 2017 by Dan Wheaton

Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 — nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation — it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the…

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WSINT trains at night; Operation Coyote Freedom

Posted December 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed the Weapons School Integration exercise, Operation Coyote Freedom, Dec. 10, 2017, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Red Flag 18-1 in full swing at Nellis AFB

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A KC-135 Stratotanker jet assigned to the 100 Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, takes off during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5, 2018. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the U.S. Air…

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