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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Col. Paul Murray assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Richard Boutwell at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar July 15.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tannenbaum Local

First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Health & Safety

Raising awareness for PTSD: You are not alone

When every service member signs their name on the dotted line to become of a part of the military, they agree to follow orders and even go to war.


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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
Local

Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted  April 8, 2016

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Salutes & Awards

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted  April 8, 2016

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

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Commentary

Courage to Continue: Theme of 2016 National Prayer Breakfast

Posted  April 8, 2016

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Sir Winston Churchill, English statesman It takes courage to live life. After all, life is unpredictable. Sometimes life doesn’t go as expected. Sometimes it doesn’t follow our plan. Sometimes it isn’t all we hoped for. This military life…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted  April 1, 2016

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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Local

Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted  April 1, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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