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606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III Local

Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell Local

Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

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Safety first, when encountering wildlife

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 57th Wing Safety Office’s Bird and Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard program has taken steps to decrease the likelihood of having wildlife on or around the flightline, but the program needs the help of base individuals to succeed. For 57th Wing Safety, the priority is to maintain safety on…


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Remember to not just celebrate but act

Posted  January 22, 2016

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed Public Law 98-144, creating a federal holiday honoring the birthday of Marin Luther King Jr. Later, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday as a national day of service in 1994. The day is observed on the third Monday of…

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ACC Commander paves way for RPA enterprise improvements

Posted  January 22, 2016

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces. 

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Annual luncheon celebrates Dr. King

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Claytee White, Director of the Oral History Research Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, speaks with Airmen during the 2016 Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Luncheon at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course club house Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. White’s presentation…

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Load crew competition tests teamwork

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Staff Sgt. Nancy Warner, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Thunder Aircraft Maintenance Unit, inspects ordnance prior to upload onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the annual load crew competition Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A great amount of attention to detail…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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