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Red Flag offers B-52 crews training that ‘can’t be beat’

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadon, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis for take off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 15. The B-52 is a long-range heavy bomber capable of dropping or launching a wide variety…

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‘Thunder’ rolls at Fort Irwin

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., look on as an A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., July 16. An austere field landing allows for the A-10 pilots to push in, refuel, and…

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Hill activates their first F-35 fighter squadron

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd Lt. Col. George R. Watkins addresses the audience and squadron members during the 34th Fighter Squadron activation ceremony July 17 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The 34th FS will be the first combat squadron to fly the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II….

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Defenders safeguard assets during Red Flag

During every Red Flag exercise, an increased number of personnel and equipment finds its way here. Units from around the world come to experience and participate in the best training they can receive in the air, space and cyberspace realm of operations.

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ACC, AMC training centers collaborate to increase warfighter support

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center to meet with Airmen who support, train, and execute the expeditionary mission here July 15.


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Seymour Johnson enhances USAF Weapons School capability

Posted  November 14, 2014

Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing out of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., recently returned home from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where they were tasked with enhancing the F-15E Strike Eagle capability for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

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Cross-checked: Nellis captain tells his hockey story

Posted  November 14, 2014

In an ice rink about 2,600 miles from the ones he used to play in, Johnny Lupo finds himself in a familiar position — staring down a goalie during an overtime shootout of a hockey game.

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Ask the Doc

Posted  November 14, 2014

Q: What benefits are available to me if I were injured on active duty?  A: We have many programs and benefits available if you were injured on active duty. How you get your care depends on your military status. Active duty service members Your primary care manager will coordinate your care. You may also qualify…

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Nellis Open House celebrates airpower

Posted  November 14, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Pilots from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, stand in formation during the open house practice performance at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 7. Several military aerial demonstration teams, including the Thunderbirds, participated in the open house.   U.S. Air Force…

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Community Happenings – November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

Influenza vaccine available at Nellis 99th Medical Operations Squadron NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The influenza vaccine is now available for all TRICARE beneficiaries — active duty, retirees and their dependents — in the immunization clinic at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and…

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57th Wing

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — An F-22A Raptor and F-15C Eagle from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 433rd Weapons Squadron fly in formation over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The 57th Wing is the most diverse wing in the United States Air Force….

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Welcome U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen.

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Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photo Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., front gate entrance in the 1950’s era. Nellis Air Force Base, part of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its…

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Aerial / Static Displays

Posted  November 7, 2014

A preview of the aircraft on static display

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Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R.Holzworth The Nevada Test and Training Range is responsible for the largest contiguous air and ground space available for military operations in the free world. With 1,200 possible targets, realistic threat systems and the support of an opposing enemy force that cannot be replicated anywhere else in…

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