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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Salutes & Awards

Creech Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

In September 1940, the Tuskegee Institute began training African American pilots who would go on to fly more than 15,000 sorties during World War II, destroy or damage 273 German planes, and inspire the integration of U.S. armed forces.

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

57th ATG welcomes new commander

The 57th Adversary Tactics Group held a change of command ceremony Aug. 3, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Local

NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

In a large, dimly lit room located in the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility (NATCF), faces are illuminated only by the reflection of air traffic control radar scopes.

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr. Local

Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee Darbasie Local

Nellis Airman showcases innovative idea

Senior Airman Joseph Fleischli, with the help of AFWERX-Vegas, presented an innovative idea to improve the delinking feeder component for the GAU-2 weapon system to Maj. Gen. Pete Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 3.


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Air Force grounds B-1B Lancer fleet after emergency landing

Posted  June 11, 2018

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command has grounded its B-1B Lancer fleet after one of the bombers made an emergency landing in Texas. Gen. Robin Rand ordered the safety stand-down June 7. The Air Force says a safety investigation after the May 1 emergency landing found a problem with ejection seat components that caused the…

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

Business is booming on Nellis demolition range

Posted  June 6, 2018

Teams from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed an ammunition disposition request May 31, 2018, at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.

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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie
Salutes & Awards

First Sergeants keep Airmen mission ready

Posted  June 4, 2018

Recognized by the diamond on their sleeves, first sergeants are vital members of every squadron across our Air Force because they keep the Airmen mission ready.

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

Auto Hobby Shop finishes renovations, open for business

Posted  June 4, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Kearsten Drown, 99th Force Support Squadron Auto Hobby Shop cashier, hands a set of gauges to Lt. Col. Paul Miller, 99th Mission Support Group deputy commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rob Padgett, 99 MSG superintendent, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, May 31, 2018. The…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
Sports

Creech Airman qualifies for Warrior Games

Posted  June 1, 2018

Disbelief was the first emotion that overtook a radio frequency transmission systems Airman as he fell from a mobile antenna and instinctively shot out his arms to brace his 15-foot fall. The impact from the fall dislocated both wrists and pushed the small bones of his hands into his forearms.

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