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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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Vicky Benzing Stearman Act

Posted  November 9, 2016

Vicky Benzing’s beautiful Stearman was manufactured in 1940 by the Boeing Aircraft Company for use as a military trainer in World War II.

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West Coast Ravens

Posted  November 9, 2016

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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Static Displays

Posted  November 9, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. Davis The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. A-10C Thunderbolt II…

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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted  November 4, 2016

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted  November 4, 2016

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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