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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew Local

Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

The skies above Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, have been dominated by the presence of F-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron for Red Flag 16-4.

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Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

The 55th Fighter Squadron, from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought their “Shawesome” F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15, 2016.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew Local

Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.


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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted  April 22, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Creech opens new full-time SAPR office

Posted  April 22, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —In an effort to better facilitate immediate care and support to members of Creech AFB, Nevada, the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program opened its first office on the installation April 5. The opening comes as the Air Force observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) in…

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Commentary

Please give tomorrow a chance

Posted  April 22, 2016

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va.—In March 1983, I was 16 years old and a senior in high school. I had a sister who was 17 and a brother who just turned 19. Through interesting circumstances, we were all seniors together. On March 4, 1983, my brother committed suicide. That was a tough time for our…

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#NotJustApril: Know your part, do your part

Posted  April 22, 2016

PETERSON AIR FORCE AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Working in the field of sexual assault prevention and response, it’s presumable that I think about the subject more frequently than the average person. As such, my children have been subjected to a plethora of discussions regarding risk reduction and effective bystander intervention — far too many…

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

99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted  April 22, 2016

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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