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Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Two Creech Air Force Base members decorate a Christmas tree Dec. 2, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Diamond Resorts International donated the tree and decorations as a thank you to Creech service members and their families. Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to…

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Motivating Sheepdogs: Army colonel shares knowledge

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman recently visited team Creech to discuss the importance of mental fitness, the effects the fight against terrorism has on military members and why each Airman is necessary to accomplish the Air Force mission.

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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Raqqah liberated: Combat RPAs in the fight

U.S. forces, coalition partners and Syrian Democratic Forces liberated Raqqah, Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s control in early October. ISIS used the city as its capital for terrorist operations since January 2014.

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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.


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Airshow 2017: Vicky Benzing Aerosport

Posted  November 11, 2017

Vicky Benzing will be performing in her 1940 Boeing Stearman. Built by the Boeing Aircraft Company in 1940, the aircraft was initially used as a military trainer during World War II.

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2017 Air and Space Expo Exhibits

Posted  November 11, 2017

Aggressor Nation Cyber ops demos, equipment and displays Nellis JTACs ATVs and equipment Nellis EOD Bomb suit, response vehicle and robot displays, and training aids 58th Rescue Squadron MRAZR and ATV Combat Search and Rescue GARV (pararescue vehicle), life raft and parachute 820th Red Horse Squadron Rock dump, tracked loader, M-series wrecker Nevada National Guard…

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Airshow 2017: Top 5 reasons to download Aviation Nation app

Posted  November 11, 2017

The Nellis Air Force Base Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo is scheduled for Nov. 11 and 12. The base is prepared to host more than 400,000 guests over the two days — The question is whether you are prepared. Improve your chances of enjoying the Expo by downloading the 2017 version of the Aviation…

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 11, 2017

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…

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Airshow 2017: U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted  November 11, 2017

The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. Purpose The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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