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First MQ-9 model debuts at Tyndall Air Show

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., showcased an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute Open House and Air Show April 22 and 23, 2017, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Local

Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

With more than 130 guests in attendance, the 99th Air Base Wing hosted the annual Honorary Commanders’ Induction Ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Local

57th MXG: Day in, day out

As the desert sun rises over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. flightline, temperatures climb, topping off at 115 degrees. Jets engines ignite and the heat emitted brings the already blazing temperatures to nearly 130 degrees.

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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

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505th CTS provides unique capability for Army Warfighter Exercise

More than 95 percent of the Airmen assigned to the 505th Combat Training Squadron prepared for and participated in the Army’s Warfighter Exercise 17-4, April 3-11.


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Trump to nominate Heather Wilson as next Air Force Secretary

Posted  January 23, 2017

President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force, according to a White House press release issued Jan. 23.

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Air Force faces fighter pilot shortage

Posted  January 20, 2017

The Air Force is in the midst of a pilot shortage. While most platforms are affected by the shortage, the fighter pilot community has been hit the hardest.

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Air Force Marathon to feature two aircraft

Posted  January 20, 2017

The Air Force Marathon has announced that they will be featuring not one but two aircraft on this year’s runners’ shirts and finisher’s medals. The event will feature both the F-22 Raptor and the P-51 Mustang.  “With this year being the Air Force’s 70th Birthday, we wanted to not only celebrate the future, with a…

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 20

Posted  January 20, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, Airmen at Edwards Air Force Base, California, developed a new way to reduce the cost of testing fire suppression systems, a satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB, California, and Civilian Health Promotion Services is helping people quit smoking.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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WEPTAC 2017: Future of warfare according to CSAF

Posted  January 20, 2017

Air Force senior leaders joined joint and coalition warfighters for the 2017 Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC) here, Jan. 2 through 13.

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