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Inert nuclear gravity bomb passes first F-16 flight test

An Air Force F-16 aircraft released an inert B61 nuclear bomb in a test recently, demonstrating the aircraft's capability to deliver the weapon and testing the functioning of the weapon's non-nuclear components, including the arming and fire control system, radar altimeter, spin rocket motors and weapons control computer.

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F-35A deployment brings advanced airpower capability to Europe

This weekend’s deployment of an initial six F-35A Lightning II fighters and several hundred Airmen to Europe demonstrates the aircraft’s readiness to conduct operations with America’s European partners, according to Air Force leaders.

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“Find Ally”: 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor

o one can prepare to be woken up in their home at night with a child’s life in their hands.

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RPA support unit wins inaugural award

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida.

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Breaking barriers through opportunities

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.


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Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted  April 14, 2017

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted  April 14, 2017

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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Firefighters from Creech and Nellis turn up the heat

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Nellis and Creech Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire on the exterior of a mockup aircraft March 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team extinguished both the exterior and interior of the aircraft and…

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57th Fighter Group’s remember ‘Palm Sunday Goose Shoot’

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo Col. Arthur Salisbury (far right), group commander, reads a telegram of congratulations to group pilots from Chief of Staff Gen. George Marshall soon after the “Goose Shoot.” NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— April 18 marks an important day in the history of the 57th Wing and the U.S. Air Force. In…

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EW Airmen increase productivity through data-mining automation

Posted  April 14, 2017

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain…or rather the men and women deep in a secured vault, jamming out critical electronic warfare missions.

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