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Inert nuclear gravity bomb passes first F-16 flight test

An Air Force F-16 aircraft released an inert B61 nuclear bomb in a test recently, demonstrating the aircraft's capability to deliver the weapon and testing the functioning of the weapon's non-nuclear components, including the arming and fire control system, radar altimeter, spin rocket motors and weapons control computer.

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew Air Force

F-35A deployment brings advanced airpower capability to Europe

This weekend’s deployment of an initial six F-35A Lightning II fighters and several hundred Airmen to Europe demonstrates the aircraft’s readiness to conduct operations with America’s European partners, according to Air Force leaders.

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“Find Ally”: 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor

o one can prepare to be woken up in their home at night with a child’s life in their hands.

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RPA support unit wins inaugural award

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Salutes & Awards

Breaking barriers through opportunities

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.


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Health & Safety

Safety during the holidays

Posted  December 16, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—As families are coming together to spend time decorating their Christmas tree and constructing that award winning lighting display for the Holidays, it is important to keep safety at the forefront of our minds this Holiday season. Christmas trees are many families’ way of welcoming in the Christmas season and tree…

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Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted  December 16, 2016

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7. The 12-week ASPC course — which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers…

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Events

57th Wing planning annual awards ceremony

Posted  December 16, 2016

The 57th Wing is proud to recognize the outstanding work and dedication of the wing’s top performers during the annual awards ceremony on Jan. 20, 2017. The ceremony will be hosted by Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, commander of the 57th Wing, and will be located at the Aliante Hotel and Casino Ballroom. This event will…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron clinical nurse in the critical care unit, poses in front of the critical care unit sign at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Critical care nursing is a complex and…

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