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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: A history of innovation

The MQ-1 Predator has contributed to U.S. war fighting efforts in unprecedented ways, and is scheduled to sunset on March 9, 2018, as the Air Force transitions to an all-MQ-9 Reaper force.

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Flag Friday strengthens camaraderie among Red Flag 18-1 participants

Red Flag 18-1 paused flying operations Feb. 9, 2018, to strengthen camaraderie between the U.S. and coalition combat air forces through a day of briefings and educational engagement at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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RAAF wraps up Red Flag 18-1

Red Flag 18-1 came to an end Feb. 16 for the Royal Australian Air Force, which traveled more than 8,000 miles with nearly 300 service members and multiple aircraft to participate in the U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise.

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Refueling keeps Red Flag flying

The Red Flag Tanker Task Force, with air mobility assets from three bases, descended on the Las Vegas skies three weeks ago in support of the international training exercise, Red Flag-Nellis 18-1.

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AF upgrades to Windows 10

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.


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Salutes & Awards

RPA support unit wins inaugural award

Posted  April 14, 2017

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida.

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Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted  April 14, 2017

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted  April 14, 2017

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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Firefighters from Creech and Nellis turn up the heat

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Nellis and Creech Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire on the exterior of a mockup aircraft March 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team extinguished both the exterior and interior of the aircraft and…

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57th Fighter Group’s remember ‘Palm Sunday Goose Shoot’

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo Col. Arthur Salisbury (far right), group commander, reads a telegram of congratulations to group pilots from Chief of Staff Gen. George Marshall soon after the “Goose Shoot.” NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— April 18 marks an important day in the history of the 57th Wing and the U.S. Air Force. In…

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