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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

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Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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The USAF celebrates 70 years: A look back

National Security Act births AF Courtesy photo With the stroke of a pen, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947. Editor’s note: Historical information compiled from the U.S. Air Force website “United States Air Force Birthday: American Airmen Breaking Barriers Since 1947” — http://static.dma.mil/usaf/70/index.html On Sept. 18,…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps.


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MQ-1, MQ-9 showcased at Aviation Nation

Posted  November 18, 2016

Men and women from Creech AFB showcased the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft during the Aviation Nation air show Nov. 12 and 13, at Nellis AFB, Nev.

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NAFB conducts post airshow FOD walk

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Airmen conduct a post Aviation Nation air show foreign object debris walk at the flight line on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. In order to protect assets from foreign object damage following the air show, the base hosts a post event FOD Walk. This…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis
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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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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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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