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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III
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Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
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Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
Health & Safety

Safety first, when encountering wildlife

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 57th Wing Safety Office’s Bird and Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard program has taken steps to decrease the likelihood of having wildlife on or around the flightline, but the program needs the help of base individuals to succeed. For 57th Wing Safety, the priority is to maintain safety on…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III
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Nellis goes full throttle for Red Flag 16-1

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Combat air forces squadrons from across the world joined Tyndall Air Force Base’s Checkertails at Nellis AFB, Nevada, this week for the joint-training, full-spectrum, readiness exercise, Red Flag 16-1. The 325th Fighter Wing takes point as it leads Red Flag for the first time from Jan. 25 to Feb….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Health & Safety

Life of a Warrior keeping Airmen fit to fight

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Keeping Airmen fit to fight and combat ready at all times is a must around the Air Force. For Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, the Life of a Warrior campaign leads the way in offering opportunities for Airmen to stay in tip top shape. The campaign aims to help…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devante Williams
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AF sends F-35A to UK for air shows

Posted January 28, 2016 by By U.S. Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON—The Air Force is taking the future of airpower to international audiences in England this summer. The 56th Fighter Wing from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, will send F-35A Lightning IIs to fly in heritage flights and to be on public display at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Royal Air Force Fairford, England, and…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Nellis Airmen take time to give back

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Volunteering can be an amazing experience. Sharing those volunteer experiences can often inspire others to take time out and give back to the community. Airmen from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron took time on their day off to volunteer at the Nellis AFB Recycling Center Jan. 26. “I wanted to…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo
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Warfighters convene at NAFB for WEPTAC

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Air Force senior leaders, industry executives, joint and coalition warfighters converged for the 2016 Annual Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted here by Air Combat Command, Jan. 3-16.

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