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SecAF: Nellis is where we bring it together

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases in Nevada from July 17 to 21, 2017, to meet with Airmen and witness Red Flag, the U. S. Air Force‘s premiere multi-domain integration training exercise.

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Bulls celebrate 75 years of aviation excellence

For the past 75 years, the 17th Attack Squadron Bulls have played an integral part in the defense of the nation by providing combatant commanders with reconnaissance capabilities, and more recently, with precision attack capabilities.

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SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017, to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen Local

Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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MQ-9 model makes international debut

The MQ-9 Reaper model made its first transnational debut at the Lethbridge International Air Show July 14-16, 2017, in Lethbridge, Alberta province, Canada.


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Transparent leadership: An old concept for modern times

Posted  August 12, 2016

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — We’re living in an age of hyper-connectivity. With sensors everywhere and supercomputers in our pockets, there’s a wealth of information available to everyone, whether it’s a review of a restaurant, an updated Air Force instruction or the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow (African or European). There are unofficial…

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57th Adversary Tactics Group holds change of command

Posted  August 12, 2016

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets a makeover

Posted  August 12, 2016

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

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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Aerial refueling: Tankers serve as gas stations in Nevada skies

Posted  August 12, 2016

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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War Games: Blue Flag provides operational level command, control training

Posted  August 12, 2016

The mission of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center is to develop innovative leaders and full spectrum capabilities through responsive, realistic and relevant testing, tactics development, and advanced training across all levels of war. Blue Flag is a key exercise in helping to prepare leaders and achieve the overall USAFWC mission.

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