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U-2 returns to Red Flag

The 9th Reconnaissance Wing is taking part in Red Flag 16-3, which is nothing new, as the wing regularly supports Red Flags.

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Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

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100-plus aircraft fly in for exercise Red Flag 16-3

The three-week long Red Flag 16-3, a U.S.-only exercise that tests all participating units’ combat capabilities in a joint environment that centers on multi-domain integration, kicked off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 11.

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Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

The Air Force kicked off a three-week long Red Flag 16-3 exercise on July 11, 2016 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Reservists honored as Las Vegas’ newest police officers

Integrity, service and excellence are three words all Airmen have heard many times throughout their career.


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Adapt, overcome

Posted  April 15, 2016

PEORIA, Ill. — My firstborn child recently turned 2 months old. Amidst the irresistible joy of having a new little buddy, I look back over these last eight weeks and wonder how my spouse and I survived. I am a writer, but there are no words I can find adequate enough to describe the terror…

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There’s always a cost

Posted  April 15, 2016

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — My 5-year-old son recently lost his first tooth and was ecstatic to buy something with the money he received from the tooth fairy. A couple days later, he counted out a few dollars from his piggy bank and asked if we could go to the store to buy a…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Command chief spends day with 22nd RS Airmen

Posted  April 15, 2016

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, spent a day with enlisted Airmen of the 22nd Reconnaissance Squadron March 23, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbuam
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‘K-9 leads way’

Posted  April 15, 2016

To say that a strong bond between a military working dog and their handler is crucial is an understatement, particularly in a career field where the dog and the handler rely heavily upon each other in high pressure and potentially dangerous situations.

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Air Force approves RPA initiatives

Posted  April 15, 2016

The Air Force recently approved two initiatives for the remotely piloted aircraft career field.

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