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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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Air Force ink: A cultural evolution

Culture is an ever-changing manifestation of arts and intellect. It allows for people of all shapes, ethnicities and backgrounds alike to express themselves through tattoos where their pride, beliefs or imaginative elements are forever inked on their skin.

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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise held here.


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AFSOUTH commander kicks off Class 17A Commandant Lecture Series

Posted  February 3, 2017

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School capped off the first week of a new class on Jan. 13 with a visit from the Air Forces Southern commander, who presented the initial Commandant Lecture Series (CLS) session of Class 17A.

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799th SFS mentors inmates through outreach program

Posted  February 3, 2017

The 799th Security Force Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, is currently involved in a cooperative agreement and community outreach program with The State of Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), Three Lakes Valley Boot Camp (TLVBC).

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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted  February 3, 2017

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO- LACKLAND, Texas — The silent warfighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, yesterday through Feb. 10. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise…

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Hill’s F-35As arrive for Red Flag 17-1

Posted  February 3, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A crew chief, assigned to the 34th Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, marshals an F-35A Lightning II after landing on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 21. The F-35A is participating in Red Flag 17-1, making it the first iteration to incorporate the…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  February 3, 2017

Settlement of estate: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Justin Cochran assigned to 820th RED HORSE Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., should contact Summary Court Officer, Capt. Christopher Parks, 820th RED HORSE Squadron, Nellis AFB. DSN 682-1228/COMM 702-652-1228, christopher.parks.7@us.af.mil.   NELLIS Happenings GI Bill Briefings are…

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