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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…

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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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MQ-9 maintainer’s innovation expedites engine training

In order to enable airpower, the Air Force calls upon skilled and competent maintainers to perform all required functions to keep aircraft at the ready.


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History of Creech Air Force Base

Posted  November 9, 2016

Today, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, is home to the famed “Hunters” of the 432nd Wing and 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing. The installation also houses the related operations of the British Royal Air Force’s No. 39 Squadron, the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron, the Nevada Air National Guard’s 232rd Operations Squadron and the Air Force…

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Headquarters U.S. Air Force Warfare Center 50 Years of Shaping Air Power

Posted  November 9, 2016

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United States Air Force Warfare Center this year, it is important to reflect on the role the center has played over the last five decades. Although it has had many names, the general concept of the Warfare Center’s role within the Air Force has remained relatively constant:…

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50 Years of Shaping Air Power

Posted  November 9, 2016

If there was one person whose contribution was key to the success of the Las Vegas Army Gunnery School, that might have be Lt. Col. (later Brig. Gen.) Martinus Stenseth.

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World mourns aviation legend, pioneer

Posted  November 9, 2016

The aviation world is mourning the death of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, who inspired millions of aviation enthusiasts with his spectacular acrobatic flying in more air shows than anyone in history.

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Wings of Blue — U.S. Air Force Skydiving Team

Posted  November 9, 2016

The Wings of Blue has a reputation for exceptional officers and great leaders … not just exceptional skydivers. Since the team’s inception, the Wings of Blue has produced four team members who have become astronauts, 10 team members who have become general officers, and countless others

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