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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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Las Vegas native serves onboard USS Porter

Posted July 9, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Robert S. Price MEDITERRANEAN SEA–Petty Officer 1st Class Jaquez Francisco, from Las Vegas, uses a plotting diagram during a general quarters training exercise aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) July 1, 2016. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet…

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693rd ISRG increases capabilities during Red Flag 16-3

Posted September 9, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Darnell T. Cannady

Courtesy photo The Distributed Ground Station-4 team takes a team picture in front of the U-2 the recent Red Flag 16-3 exercise July 11-29 at the Nevada Test and Training Range of Nellis Air Force Base. The mission of Red Flag is to provide unrivaled air, space and cyber combat power for America by combining…

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U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet TAC demonstration

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Air shows are the best place to see a VFA-122 Super Hornet in action.

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USAFWS Class 16-B executes JFEX

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Capt. Mike “Havac” Gilpatrick, 9th Airlift Squadron pilot, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Capt. Jason “Brick” Sewell, 43rd Operation Support Squadron pilot, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for take-off before a Joint Forcible Entry exercise at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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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

Posted January 8, 2016 by

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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