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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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AF civilian tuition assistance increases course limits

Air Force officials have raised the course limit for civilian tuition assistance from one course per semester or quarter to two courses for fiscal year 2018.

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AF men, women finish second, third in 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championship

The All-Air Force men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top three at the 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championships Nov. 8, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Texas.

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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.


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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 11, 2017

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…

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Airshow 2017: U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted  November 11, 2017

The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. Purpose The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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Airshow 2017: 57th Wing

Posted  November 11, 2017

The 57th Wing, as the most diverse wing in the Air Force, provides advanced, realistic and multi-domain training focused on ensuring dominance through air, space and cyberspace. The wing’s mission is innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the high-end fight. The 57th Wing is comprised of the USAF Weapons School, 57th…

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Airshow 2017: The 99th Air Base Wing

Posted  November 11, 2017

Mission The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 14,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing:…

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Airshow 2017: 57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted  November 11, 2017

Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 — nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation — it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the…

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