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AceMaker Airshows with Greg “Wired” Colyer and the T-33

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Ace Maker Airshows is proud to present the T-33 Shooting Star as America’s first operational jet fighter and trainer. These aircraft represent a piece of American history that ushered us into a new generation, and have helped pave the way for the lives and freedoms we enjoy today.

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Inside look: A sensor operator’s first weapons strike

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The feelings experienced during combat missions can be intense for many aircrew members. For Airman 1st Class Matthew, a 20-year-old 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator sensor operator, his first airstrike was an event he will never forget.

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ISR, Cyber coordinate capabilities for maximum effect at Red Flag

Posted February 17, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat.

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First MQ-9 model debuts at Tyndall Air Show

Posted April 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., showcased an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute Open House and Air Show April 22 and 23, 2017, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

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MQ-9 maintainer’s innovation expedites engine training

Posted July 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In order to enable airpower, the Air Force calls upon skilled and competent maintainers to perform all required functions to keep aircraft at the ready.

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Upgraded MQ-9s continue to deploy downrange

Posted October 13, 2017 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Senior Airman Maranda Trujillo, 21st Airlift Squadron loadmaster from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., secures an MQ-9 Reaper shipping container, Aug. 8, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Sixteen of the Air Force’s newest Block 5 MQ-9s have been deployed to four separate locations this year in support…

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Airshow 2017: USAF Heritage Flight

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chris Massey Three F-86 Sabres and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Established in 1997, the HFTCC certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and U.S. Air Force pilots to fly…

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Operation teeth cleaning: Vet clinic keeps MWDs mission ready

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Chester, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, lays on the floor after receiving a pre-anesthetic at the Veterinary Clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 15. The Veterinary Clinic at Nellis AFB provides treatment for approximately 20 MWDs.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

Posted December 18, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).

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Out of the shadows: ACMS Airmen provide the missing link

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Preparing to support remotely piloted aircraft operations is no easy task. Still, Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing recently spent time showing leadership exactly what it takes to provide RPA intellegence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support 24/7, 365 days a year.

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