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Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.

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Red Flag 16-4 challenge issued, challenge accepted, Pt. 2

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An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., awaits permission to take off on the taxi way between three Pakistani F-16C Fighting Falcons form the 39tgh Wing, 5th Squadron, Rafiqui AFB, Pakistan, and four F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., during a night sortie…

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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

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Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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57th Adversary Tactics Group holds change of command

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Col. Samantha Weeks assumes command of the 57th Adversary Tactics Group from Brig. General Jeanie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony held in the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 5. The 57th ATG provides…

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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets a makeover

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat replication and training.

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Aerial refueling: Tankers serve as gas stations in Nevada skies

Posted August 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Over the Nevada Test and Training Range, aircraft from all over the globe blast through the Nevada sky in a simulated war scenario. In the exercise, called Red Flag, units test their abilities against some of the military’s premier aircraft while also receiving some of the best training offered in the world.

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Nellis makes childhood wish reality

Posted August 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann

Growing up building model airplanes with his dad, Reymond Rivas always dreamed of joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot.

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Triple Nickle participates in Green Flag 16-8

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Capt. Awal Iselin, 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, pilot, salutes as he taxis before take-off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 2. The 555th FS is participating in Green Flag 16-8, a large scale air-to-ground combat exercise.   U.S. Air Force photo…

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CMSAF visits Nellis AFB

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks with airmen apart of the E-3 AWACS from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during a meet and great on the flightline at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 27, 2016. While visiting with Airmen, Cody answered Airmen’s questions regarding…

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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Col. Paul Murray assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Richard Boutwell at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar July 15.

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