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USAF Weapons School F-16 hits 35 years old

The United States Air Force Weapons School F-16 Fighting Falcon division hosted a reunion for past and present members to celebrate its 35th Anniversary June 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Local

Cleared hot: When predators and reapers engage

Following the mission brief and pre-flight checks, an aircrew consisting of an officer pilot in command and a career enlisted aviator sensor operator observe a target in an area of responsibility overseas from a cockpit in the United States and waits for the green light from a joint terminal attack controller on the ground.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Local

Dedicated crew chief: Second to none

The 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., held its first dedicated crew chief ceremony in more than five years here May 19 to recognize nearly 50 Airmen.

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay Local

F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Members of the F-22 Flying Test Bed team pose for a photo in front of the highly modified Boeing 757 May 3. The FTB routinely flies with real Raptors both at Edwards and Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in order to gain an early look at F-22 mission software…


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Many ISR firsts accomplished at Red Flag 17-1

Posted  March 3, 2017

This year’s first Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, saw many firsts for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors of 25th Air Force.

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Air Force

Heart Link program empowers spouses to succeed

Posted  March 3, 2017

After a loved one joins the military, their spouse and family members may need assistance in learning how to navigate through the unique aspects of a military lifestyle.

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Nellis to present Air Installation Compatible Use Zone Study

Posted  March 3, 2017

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis Air Force Base is hosting an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 15 at the Hollywood Community Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd., Las Vegas, NV. 89142, to present Nellis’ 2016 Air Installation Compatible Use Zone study. The AICUZ study identifies aircraft operations, noise contours, accident potential…

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AF Selective Re-enlistment: Bonus program updates released

Posted  March 3, 2017

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials released details on the fiscal year 2017 Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program Feb. 23, 2017. This year’s program consists of 80 Air Force specialties and continues the practice of offering larger sums of money initially up front. The program is designed to improve readiness and capacity by targeting retention of experienced…

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ALS honors new graduates

Posted  March 3, 2017

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 17-B pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony Feb. 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Eighty Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Eighty Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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