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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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Air Force ink: A cultural evolution

Culture is an ever-changing manifestation of arts and intellect. It allows for people of all shapes, ethnicities and backgrounds alike to express themselves through tattoos where their pride, beliefs or imaginative elements are forever inked on their skin.

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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise held here.


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Around the Air Force: Nov. 8

Posted  November 10, 2016

On this look around the Air Force enlisted pilots take their first solo flight and a World War II bomber pilot is awarded the Silver Star.

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted  November 9, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American airmen.

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U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted  November 9, 2016

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 in October 2005. The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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57th Wing

Posted  November 9, 2016

The 57th Wing is the most diverse wing in the United States Air Force. Its innovative professionals lead advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the high-end fight for world-wide combat air forces and showcases aerospace power to the world while overseeing the dynamic and challenging flying operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. It…

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The 99th Air Base Wing

Posted  November 9, 2016

The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 14,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing: 99th Mission…

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