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Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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Airfield systems techs keep air traffic, ground controllers connected

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Senior Airman James Vrtis, 57th Operations Support Squadron airfield systems technician, talks to an air traffic controller at the ATC tower on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6. Airfield systems specialists work closely with air traffic controllers to ensure they always have a clear…

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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving meal at Crosswinds DFAC

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis leadership serve military retirees Thanksgiving Meals at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 26. Traditionally, commanders, chiefs, first sergeants, and installation leadership assist food service personnel each year in serving lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The…

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104th FW guardsmen honing skills during Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Loni Kingston

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — More than 125 Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, joined combat air force squadrons from around the world to participate in Red Flag 16-1, a large scale integration and combat training exercise. The 104th FW joins over 130 aircraft and 3,000 personnel from…

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Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted March 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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561st JTS revamps AFTTP 3-1 Threat Guide

Posted May 20, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

For Air Force operators in the sky, mission planning always starts with the Air Force Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Threat Guides. These guides provide key mission planning information where aircrew or cyber and space specialists can investigate targets and learn how to overcome them.

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Creech takes measures to support Energy Action Month

Posted October 23, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

October is designated as Energy Action Month and Creech AFB is taking measures to save different types of energy on and off base to support the presidential executive order.

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2015 Year in Review

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform their demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2, 2015. The Thunderbirds perform their show multiple times a year at various locations across the United States….

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99th LRS refueling maintenance keeps Nellis AFB flowing

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

When it comes to the members of the 99th Logistics Readiness refueling maintenance unit, hard work is not an option, it’s a necessity.

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Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted April 8, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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