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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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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted  March 25, 2016

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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Sports

Intramural softball season begins at Nellis

Posted  March 25, 2016

On March 14, Nellis AFB kicked off the intramural softball season where 14 teams from around the base will compete to see who can call themselves the champions.

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Air Force

Road to readiness: UDMs prepare Airmen for deployment

Posted  March 25, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Protecting the nation’s freedom is more than a job—it’s a way of life. For Airmen slated to travel downrange, their lifeline to safeguarding this freedom  lies with the unit deployment manager (UDM). “Every unit has a unit deployment manager,” said Tech. Sgt. Jeremiah, 43nd Wing/ 432nd Group UDM. “UDMs…

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Air Force

Airman, family injured in Brussels bombings

Posted  March 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport March 22, Air Force officials confirmed. “We are saddened by today’s attacks and extend our sincere condolences to the victims and families of those impacted,” said Air…

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DoD

EUCOM implements travel restrictions to Brussels

Posted  March 25, 2016

STUTTGART, Germany—As a precautionary measure to keep personnel and families safe in light of the March 22 attacks, U.S. European Command has implemented travel restrictions to Brussels, Belgium. Unofficial travel to Brussels — leave, liberty and special pass — is prohibited until further notice. Those on official travel or emergency leave to Brussels will also…

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