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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Local

57th OSS weather plays crucial role during Red Flag

Atmospheric weather conditions vary every day due to changes in heat, wind and moisture. Weather is constantly changing and is not something that can be controlled.

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

Red Flag: Then, now

During the Vietnam War (1962-1973) the U.S. Air Force lost approximately 1,737 aircraft in combat. It was a number that was unacceptable and an area that the Air Force knew it needed to improve on.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Christian Clausen Veterans

Biking brings hope to wounded, recovering veterans

Air Force members from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nev.

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

606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III Local

Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.


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Commentary

Character

Posted  February 5, 2016

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar —“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character,” said Martin Luther King Jr., in one of his most famous speeches. Character is what’s…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III
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Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

Posted  February 5, 2016

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

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Events

Nellis to host first Nellis Adversary Tactics Workshop

Posted  February 5, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 547th Intelligence Squadron will be hosting the first Nellis Adversary Tactics Workshop the week of Feb. 16 to 19, 2016, in the 64th Aggressor Squadron’s facilities. The 547th IS is the Air Combat Command Intel focal point for adversary tactics analysis for the U.S. Combat Air Forces. The…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted  February 5, 2016

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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Local

Airmen powered by innovation, continuous process improvement for 2016, beyond

Posted  February 5, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Employees of the Department of Defense, and more specifically the Air Force, must be accountable stewards of taxpayer dollars and ensure that the daily work processes supporting mission requirements, tactical and strategic goals, are effective and ultimately efficient in their execution and sustainment. Focusing on innovation, strategic alignment, problem…

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