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‘K-9 leads way’

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

To say that a strong bond between a military working dog and their handler is crucial is an understatement, particularly in a career field where the dog and the handler rely heavily upon each other in high pressure and potentially dangerous situations.

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Boom, Boom, Pow: 57th Wing’s Load Crew Competition

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tanenbaum Load crew members from Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit loads an armament during the 57th Wing’s Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 8. Strike AMU is responsible for the aircraft maintenance of the F-15 Strike Eagle at Nellis AFB.  …

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Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted April 8, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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555th RHS pivotal in new firehouse construction

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Located in the desert of Area 2 on the northeast side of Nellis AFB, the 555th RED HORSE Squadron is a small reserve unit that works with the 820th RHS to accomplish a much larger mission whether it’s on the installation or during a worldwide deployment.

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Creech spotlights the military child, sacrifice to serve

Posted April 8, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Fulks

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— During April, families can expect to have an eventful month with the spotlight on children in the military. Families can join in on any of the events honoring the themes “Month of the Military Child,” as well as “Child Abuse Awareness Month.” The “Month of the Military Child” recognizes the…

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‘It’s getting hot in here’ : 555th RED HORSE builds fire station

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman, assigned to the 555th RED HORSE Squadron, kicks the dirt back from the freshly dug trench at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 2. The contributions that the 555th RHS is able to provide can in part be attributed to how closely the…

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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted April 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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