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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.

NATCF: eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft News

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 10, 2018

Desert Lightning News – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – August 10, 2018 Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Our coverage of Red Flag 18-3 continues – very heavy on the eye candy, lots of nice photos in this week’s issue! Airmen and aircraft from…


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Colombian Air Force Faith in the Cause Medal

Posted  August 10, 2018

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz U.S. Air Force service members stand for a group photo after receiving the Colombian Air Force Faith in the Cause Medal from the Commander of the Colombian air force, Gen. Carlos Eduardo Bueno Vargas during Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27, 2018….

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

Posted  August 10, 2018

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.

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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee Darbasie
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Nellis Airman showcases innovative idea

Posted  August 10, 2018

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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Colombian Air Force participates in Red Flag

Posted  August 10, 2018

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz A Colombian air force Kfir fighter jet pilot and crew chief conduct pre-flight inspections on the jet during Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27, 2018. The Colombian air force’s Kfir fighter jets were training alongside U.S. Forces during Red Flag 18-3 in…

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Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits

Posted  August 10, 2018

Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. These provisions, in addition to the 13 implemented since the law was signed less than a year ago, will have an immediate and positive…

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