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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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MQ-9 model makes international debut

The MQ-9 Reaper model made its first transnational debut at the Lethbridge International Air Show July 14-16, 2017, in Lethbridge, Alberta province, Canada.

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53rd TEG welcomes new commander

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Col. Brian Schafer, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group commander, speaks to the crowd during the group’s change of command ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 11, 2017. The mission of the 53rd TEG is to provide the warfighter with the latest in software, hardware,…

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Avengers assemble

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Lillian Stephens Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 “Wake Island Avengers,” 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, wait for pilots to walk to three F-35B Lightning IIs on the first day of Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10. Red Flag 17-3 is a realistic combat training…

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Local

Premier MQ-1, MQ-9 Wing changes hands

The men and women of the leading MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper wing welcomed their new commander during the 432nd Wing change of command ceremony July 6, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.  


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Veterans

Pearl Harbor survivor tells story: visits Aviation Nation

Posted  November 18, 2016

“Most of us knew or felt something. It was in the winds, something was happening … I was transferred to the USS Solace …”

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Events

Children at play during Aviation Nation

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Aviation Nation spectators laugh as they watch the air show, on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. The public was able to get a close view of the aircraft as well as watch many aviation acts.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley…

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Technology

Aviation Nation app innovates interactive air show

Posted  November 18, 2016

Nellis Air Force Base presented the Southern Nevada community with the “75 Years of Airpower” Aviation Nation air show and open house, Nov. 12 and 13.

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Events

“75 Years of AirPower”

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A C-17 Globemaster III taxis to the runway before takeoff during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11. The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. It is capable of rapid…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  November 18, 2016

Q. I’m getting divorced, what happens to my TRICARE eligibility? A. Visit the TRICARE Life Events page to learn how your divorce affects your eligibility. Getting Divorced When there is a divorce, sponsors must update the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) with a copy of the divorce decree. • The sponsor’s eligibility for TRICARE…

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