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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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Goldfein swears in as 21st CSAF

Gen. David L. Goldfein was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 1, 2016.

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99th MDG welcomes new commander

The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.


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Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

Posted  July 18, 2016

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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Red Flag 16-3 night operations

Posted  July 21, 2016

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Capt. Matt Bender from the 20th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts pre-flight checks on his F-16 before a night sortie during Red Flag 16-3 July 13, 2016. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  July 15, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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Las Vegas native serves onboard USS Porter

Posted  July 9, 2016

Navy photograph by PO3 Robert S. Price MEDITERRANEAN SEA–Petty Officer 1st Class Jaquez Francisco, from Las Vegas, uses a plotting diagram during a general quarters training exercise aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) July 1, 2016. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet…

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F-35A nearly combat ready

Posted  July 1, 2016

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The first off-station deployment exercise for the F-35A Lightning II confirmed that the Air Force’s newest fighter jet is on track to reach initial operational capability later this year. A declaration of IOC means the F-35A will be combat ready. Seven F-35A aircraft and 181 personnel from Hill’s active…

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