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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

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Welcome to the 2017 Air and Space Expo

On behalf of all our Airmen and their families, it is our honor to welcome you to the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo!

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Airshow 2017: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influenced in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the southwestern United States where Luke Air Force Base is located.

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States 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 restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…


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Gen. James Holmes takes command of ACC

Posted  March 17, 2017

Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 10.

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Family first: Honoring Creech families

Posted  March 17, 2017

Creech Airmen and their families were honored with a Family Day here, March 1 that highlighted the missions of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 799th Air Base Group.

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Coach Sanchez mentors NAFB Airmen

Posted  March 17, 2017

The 57th Operations Group hosted University of Nevada-Las Vegas head football coach Tony Sanchez, as part of an on-going brown bag lunch mentorship series on February 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The U.S. Air Force encourages mentoring and networking for Airmen to build leadership and maximize their strengths, in order to more effectively…

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America’s oldest RPA unit celebrates 75 years

Posted  March 17, 2017

Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated the 11th Attack Squadron’s 75th anniversary of providing America with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities here since March 2, 1942.

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Life of a Warrior continues at Creech

Posted  March 17, 2017

The first two lines of the Airman’s Creed are, “I am an American Airman. I am a warrior.” Like the creed suggests, every Airman who wears the uniform has a responsibility to embody a lifestyle and mindset that reflects these values.

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