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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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CAOC-N receives first weapons system upgrade in over decade

Since the 1990s, the world has seen unprecedented advances in technology. Although these advances have led to countless benefits, and a revolution in the way we live our daily lives, they have also bring with them an ever increasing array of threats.

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From military son to military father, a tribute to military dads

In light of Father’s Day, I would like to reflect on my experiences as a military father and my experiences being a military child.

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

The F-35A is on track to be declared initially operationally capable between August and December 2016.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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In Your Corner

Posted  March 18, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s the fifth round of the fight. You are exhausted and the sweat from your brow makes it hard to see. Every muscle aches; the bell rings and you stagger to your stool by the ropes. Who is in your corner? I’m a boxing fan. I look at life…

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Paths of two Air Force women ‘firsts’ crossed over Great Falls

Posted  March 18, 2016

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. — An Army newspaper from Aug. 25, 1944, shows Pfc. Emma Jane Burrows Windham wearing a leather flying jacket, fire extinguisher in hand, and grinning near a B-17 bomber. “Windy,” according to the article, earned her air crew status in June while with the 7th Ferrying Group at Gore Field…

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

Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted  March 18, 2016

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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ECARS to implement April 1 at Nellis AFB

Posted  March 18, 2016

The Employee-Certification and Reporting System program, which aims to control smog levels in Clark County, is scheduled to be implemented at Nellis AFB on April 1.

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Softball in full swing

Posted  April 1, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A team member from the 57th Maintenance Squadron intramural softball team swings at a pitch during a practice before a game at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28. Intramural softball provides a feasible outlet for Airmen and their families to strengthen their four pillars…

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