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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.

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Nadine Barclay Air Force

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.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Local

53rd TEG welcomes new commander

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Col. Brian Schafer, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group commander, speaks to the crowd during the group’s change of command ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 11, 2017. The mission of the 53rd TEG is to provide the warfighter with the latest in software, hardware,…

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Lillian Stephens Local

Avengers assemble

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Lillian Stephens Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, wait for pilots to walk to three F-35B Lightning IIs on the first day of Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10. Red Flag 17-3 is a realistic combat training…

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Local

Premier MQ-1, MQ-9 Wing changes hands

The men and women of the leading MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper wing welcomed their new commander during the 432nd Wing change of command ceremony July 6, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.  


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Proper respects during Reveille, Retreat, National Anthem

Posted  July 29, 2016

Typically around 6:30 a.m., on my way to work, I usually have the radio off and window cracked in anticipation for Reveille to play.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Posted  July 29, 2016

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

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Local

Diverse AFE mission challenges airmen, protects lives

Posted  July 29, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—Six-foot-high wooden lockers line the aircrew fitting room, quiet in the early morning. Inside each locker a collection of helmets, antigravity suits, oxygen connectors and other life-saving flight equipment sits ready for the daily preflight inspection. Soon, a U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment specialist will ensure each item…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
Local

High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

Posted  July 29, 2016

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Health & Safety

Raising awareness for PTSD: You are not alone

Posted  July 29, 2016

When every service member signs their name on the dotted line to become of a part of the military, they agree to follow orders and even go to war.

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