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Red Flag 18-2: building confidence, leadership, war fighter culture

Red Flag 18-2 is underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Flights will generate twice daily from the base through March 23, for realistic training scenarios that will be conducted over the skies of Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. 

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: The final salute

The Air Force held the MQ-1 Predator’s official retirement ceremony with Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise leaders, and MQ-1 alumni March 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: MQ-9 Reaper meets demand

With the retirement of the MQ-1 Predator on the horizon, MQ-9 Reapers were successfully transferred via flight from one combat operation to another within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time.

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RPA Wing celebrates 75 years of accomplishment

Members of the 432nd Wing celebrated its 75th anniversary and the many achievements the wing accomplished throughout its history, Feb. 22, 2018 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Corey Parrish Local

2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

More than 150 wounded warriors from the Air Force, Army, Great Britain and Australia gathered today to officially open the fifth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted  November 25, 2015

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — During November, Americans celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month. This year’s theme is “Growing Native Leaders: Enhancing our Severn Generations.” On Nov. 11, Americans also celebrated Veterans Day. Through these two observances, Americans can celebrate not only the significant contributions of American Indians and Alaska natives to our heritage…

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Courage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives

Posted  October 13, 2017

Sgt. Michael Vura and Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 1. 

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Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations

Posted  January 5, 2018

Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, that Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.  This policy change supports Air Force senior leaders’ focus…

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Red Flag 16-2 tests combat readiness

Posted  March 11, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Senior Airman Cameron Docksteader, Offensive Avionics technician assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., performs pre-flight checks on a B-1B Lancer prior to a Red Flag 16-2 training sortie March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base. Nev. Exhaustive efforts are made…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

57th MXG hosts 3rd quarter load crew competition

Posted  October 13, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver An Airman from the 57th Maintenance Group checks his gear before assembling munitions on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a load crew competition Oct. 6, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Each team was tested on their timeliness and accuracy while loading and unloading…

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