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461st FLTS lands two more F-35s for test

The 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received two additional F-35As to support continued developmental testing March 7.

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64th AGRS prepare for Red Flag 19-2

The 64th Aggressor Squadron at Nellis is a team of Airmen whose primary mission is to fly against the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews preparing them for tomorrow’s engagements.

Health & Safety

Nellis plastic surgery – more than just cosmetic

The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., offers a wide range of services to maintain Airman readiness and care to their families. What many may not know, is the importance of their plastic surgery practice.

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RPA Airmen strengthen relationships at Australia air show

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing travelled to the Australian International Airshow in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, to display the MQ-9 Reaper for the Australian and international crowds, Feb. 26-March 3, 2019.

Air Force

SECAF announces resignation

Upon a favorable final vote by the regents, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced her resignation March 8, after serving in her position as the service’s top civilian since May 2017, to accept the role as president of the University of Texas at El Paso.


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AFREP saves Nellis $3.6 million

Posted  March 6, 2019

Searching through a pile of unserviceable components waiting their inevitable fate, expert Airmen rescue multiple high-value items to repair at no cost to the Air Force.

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MQ-9 detachment becomes fully operational

Posted  March 4, 2019

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Greg Semmel, Air National Guard assistant to the commander in United States Air Forces in Europe, Air Forces in Africa, center, cuts a ribbon with the help of Polish air force Col. Lukasz Andrzejewski,12th Unmanned Aerial Vehicle base commander, Miroslawiec Air Base, Poland, left, and U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew…

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388th FW Red Flag honorary commanders tour Nellis

Posted  March 1, 2019

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw Honorary commanders visit the Threat Training Facility’s “petting zoo” at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 2, 2019. Honorary commanders toured Nellis AFB alongside 388th Fighter Wing leadership. Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron and the 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (based at Hill…

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Around the Air Force: Non-deployable Airmen/Venezuela aid/Red Flag

Posted  March 1, 2019

On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen, three C-17 Globemaster IIIs deliver humanitarian aid for Venezuela and Airmen wrap up F-35 Lightning II flying operations for Exercise Red Flag.

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Congressional representatives visit Nellis airmen for Red Flag

Posted  March 1, 2019

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Tabatha McCarthy Representative John Garamendi, D-Calif., and other Congressional Representatives meet with Nellis Airmen during a Congressional Delegation visit for Red Flag 19-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 8, 2019. Red Flag integrates the core missions of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Command and Control; Air and Space…

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