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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High Local

First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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Fiscal stability, readiness key focus of service chiefs testimony

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein testified to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill Sept. 15 emphasizing the need for fiscal stability to combat the long-term modernization and readiness challenges facing the Air Force.


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The Hurricane Seat

Posted  September 9, 2016

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — As a chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, I have had the honor of some unique experiences, but none compare to riding in the “hurricane seat” of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter. I learned this lesson on a recent trip visiting one of our geographically separated units, and…

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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted  September 9, 2016

Since its inception in 1975, Red Flag has served as the pinnacle of air-to-air combat training for the U.S. Air Force and its allies.

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Team Nellis/Creech/NTTR set to undergo Command Cyber Readiness Inspection

Posted  September 9, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORE BASE, Nev. — Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases will be vulnerable for a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection or CCRI as early as October with a specific date still to be announced. Throughout the rigorous assessment window, inspectors will be examining the installation’s classified and unclassified computer networks to validate security compliance…

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Remembering 9/11

Posted  September 9, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo “I was 11 years old and in 5th grade. I woke up in the morning hearing my parents chattering about something on the TV that looked like a movie. It was the local news channel talking about a plane that had flown into one of the twin towers. As I watched…

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693rd ISRG increases capabilities during Red Flag 16-3

Posted  September 9, 2016

Courtesy photo The Distributed Ground Station-4 team takes a team picture in front of the U-2 the recent Red Flag 16-3 exercise July 11-29 at the Nevada Test and Training Range of Nellis Air Force Base. The mission of Red Flag is to provide unrivaled air, space and cyber combat power for America by combining…

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