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Joint, total force space team highlights learning opportunities during Red Flag 15-2

Posted March 27, 2015 by 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A joint, total force representation of Space Operations experts gained beneficial experience during Red Flag 15-2 from Feb. 26 to March 13 here. This was the first linked exercise with tactical, operational and virtual tactical participants, according to Lt. Col. Trae York, director of Space Forces for 12th Air Force and…

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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. The 99th LRS Petroleum Oils and Lubricants flight…

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ACC commander visits Creech, recognizes exceptional performer

Posted March 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —  U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, his wife Gillian Carlisle, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald, ACC command chief, paid a visit to Las Vegas and the base, March 3 and 4. While visiting the area, the trio took the opportunity to meet with…

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Detour ahead

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Cars wait at a stop stop sign on Washington Avenue while navigating a road detour on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18. The detours were put in place March 16 to make way for road construction. The project will take four months to complete and will occur in two phases. Traffic will remain open…

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Ground crews power through Red Flag 15-2

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Members of the Royal Norwegian air force perform a foreign object damage walk during Red Flag 15-2, to check for hazardous materials along the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. FOD walks are performed to ensure debris or foreign objects are removed…

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Red Flag 15-2 provides realistic combat training

Posted March 13, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

A Royal Norwegian air force C-130J Super Hercules flies during a training exercise during Red Flag 15-2 over the Nevada Test and Training Range, March 6. Since 1975, 28 countries have participated in Red Flag exercises. See additional photos on page 9.   A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force…

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RF 15-2 comes to end

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A NATO AWACS from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, taxis for take-off during Red Flag 15-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. and its allies.   An F-16CJ Fighting Falcon assigned to 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C, takes off…

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Munitions ready to be taken to the flightline sit on a trailer, or mod, at the munitions storage area at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Munitions need to be received, processed and prepared before they can be attached to the aircraft.   U.S….

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LVC integration takes Red Flag to next level

Posted March 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

For 40 years, Red Flag exercises have sharpened the “tip of the spear” for its participants. While in the beginning that meant exposing warfighters to their first 10 combat sorties as a way to increase their survivability in aerial combat, the exercises have evolved

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AF wounded warrior trials in full swing at Nellis

Posted March 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 2015 Air Force Trials are underway after an opening ceremony to welcome the warriors here, Feb. 27. This year marks the second occurrence of the Air Force Trials, both taking place at Nellis Air Force Base. The trials are intended to promote the health and wellness of seriously…

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