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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Joshua L. DeMotts
Air Force

SecAF highlights progress at AFA breakfast

Posted January 9, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James addressed the Air Force Association’s Air Force Breakfast Series Jan. 6, at the Key Bridge Marriot in Arlington, Va.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

USAFWC welcomes new Command Chief

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Chief Master Sgt. Charles R. Hoffman recently became the new Command Chief Master Sergeant, for the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Local

Inside look: A sensor operator’s first weapons strike

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The feelings experienced during combat missions can be intense for many aircrew members. For Airman 1st Class Matthew, a 20-year-old 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator sensor operator, his first airstrike was an event he will never forget.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller
Local

66th RQS participates in Checkered Flag 17-1, Combat Archer 17-3

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller

The 66th Rescue Squadron sent three of its HH-60G Pave Hawks and 59 Airmen to participate in the large scale Checkered Flag 17-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio
Local

Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Alexandria Slade

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.

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Air Force

JSTARS Recap program takes next step with RFP release

Posted December 30, 2016 by Patty Welsh

The Air Force is well on its way to replacing a critical airborne battle management command and control weapon system with the Dec. 28, 2016, release of the development request for proposal, or RFP, for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS Recapitalization program.

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Army photograph by Sgt. Timothy R. Koster
Health & Safety

The science behind why you should stop chugging so many energy drinks

Posted December 30, 2016 by Yolanda R. Arrington

We've all seen them before: the cans, small shots and uniquely packaged drinks that promise to give you an energy boost during the most important parts of your day.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Air Force

The evolution of the combat RPA

Posted December 16, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In the 1980s, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency added modern day technology to the decades old idea of using remotely piloted aircraft for reconnaissance purposes. Little did DARPA or the Air Force know how impactful this development would be.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Richie Harr
Local

USAFWS hosts joint integrated hostage rescue

Posted December 16, 2016 by Maj. Rich Harr

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 14th Weapons Squadron hosted 17 diverse units and other government agencies during a hostage rescue exercise, as part of the Weapons School Integration phase Dec. 2, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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