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Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission

Posted April 20, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Tech. Michael Babcock (left), 99th Civil Engineer Squadron structure planner, and daughter Aria enjoy a morning together during the Color Run held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13, 2018. The Color Run raises awareness for base support programs to include Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, Sexual Assault Prevention, Alcohol…

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332nd ECS stays combat ready

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Krystal Wright Las Vegas native Airman 1st Class Branda Fanning (left) and Staff Sgt. Malcom Monroe (right), 332nd Expeditionary Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technicians, along with Tech. Sgt. Brad Harr (middle), 332nd ECS NCO in charge of the radio frequency transmission section, set up a 1.2 meter satellite…

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Weapons loaders compete in quarterly load crew competition

Posted April 18, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airmen assigned to the 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, perform final checks on an F-15 Eagle fighter jet during a load crew competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13, 2018. Each team consisted of three members who played…

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A-10 Thunderbolt accident investigation released

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Two A-10C’s collided over the Nevada Test and Training Range Sept 6, 2017, due to the unintentional failure to adhere to established altitude and deconfliction procedures, according to Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released April 12. Both pilots ejected and suffered minor injuries, and both aircraft were destroyed upon impact. The cost of…

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AMMOS celebrates 15th anniversary

Posted April 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated its 15th anniversary recently with the graduation of Class 18-A. This was also the first class to combine officers and senior noncommissioned officers into one course.

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Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 18-2 hosted by Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 15, 2018. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving air, space…

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Whodunit? 137th Military Police Detachment learns how to crack the case

Posted April 6, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Victor Joecks

A kicked-in door. A room with missing jewelry. A handprint on the window. It’s only a scenario, but the people piecing these clues together aren’t visiting Las Vegas’ newest “escape room.”

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6th WPS, 24th TASS fly over Nellis

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Three F-35A Lightning II fighter jets from the 6th Weapons Squadron land at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 21, 2018. The 6th WPS is projected to be the USAF Weapons School’s largest squadron by 2023, with 30 instructors and 24 assigned F-35As.   Air…

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Air Force Assistance Fund: Taking care of our own

Posted March 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Col. Paul Murray, commander 99th Air Base Wing fills out an Air Force Assistance Fund contribution form as 2nd Lt. Francoise Douala, 99th Contracting Squadron and the AFAF installation project officer looks on at Freedom Park, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev,, March 23. Contributions to the AFAF will lend…

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Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: Combat RPAs bring the future faster

Posted March 23, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

As the official retirement of the MQ-1 Predator has passed, many people are reflecting on the new and innovative capabilities it provided on the battlefield over its tenure.

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