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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
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31st TES F-35s take on Green Flag 15-08

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army’s primary close air support platform during the latest iteration of the Green Flag exercise, GF 15-08, as the Air Force’s program works toward its goal of declaring initial operational capability by the end of this year.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia
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USAF Weapons School JTAC graduates to receive hallowed patches

Posted June 26, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

When the first five graduates of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Weapons Instructor Course receive their diplomas during the school’s class 15-A graduation June 27, they will also be awarded the coveted graduate patch of the USAFWS and enter into an elite group of “patch wearer” brethren.

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561st JTS enhances warfighter TTPs

Posted June 26, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Nellis AFB is home to many groups and squadrons with important mission capabilities that make the U.S. Air Force the most flexible and capable force possible.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Airman’s Attic provides free items, goods

Posted June 26, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

More often than not, an attic is usually the place where unused items slowly collect dust until they are forgotten. However, that’s not the case for this attic.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Nellis Airman ‘spares’ time for bowling passion

Posted June 26, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

He slowly walks up to the foul line while simultaneously bringing his arm back, ready for the swing. He unleashes the ball and it swiftly rolls toward the 10 awaiting pins. With a boisterous noise similar to multiple champagne bottles being uncorked, the pins are sent flying and he is rewarded with a strike.

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U.S. Air force photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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UEI Capstone date fast approaching

Posted June 19, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Nearly two years ago, the base’s Unit Effectiveness Inspection cycle began under the new Air Force Inspection System.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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Young impression leads Airman to career, RPA innovations

Posted June 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

During one’s life there’s often a moment when something is said or done that will stick with them for the remainder of their life.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Las Vegas Blues bring ‘America’s Pastime’ to Airmen

Posted June 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

When growing up, baseball or softball is a sport many parents push their children into. As time goes on, some move on to another sport, but some children keep playing all the way through high school or even college.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Nellis Airmen pull passengers from burning vehicle

Posted June 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Senior Airman Gregory Tamuzza, 823rd Maintenance Squadron rescue specialist, left, Capt. Lance Bacon, 99th Medical Operations Squadron emergency medicine physician, and Senior Airman Jerome Coley, 99th Communications Squadron knowledge operator, pose for a photo at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 9. The three Airmen’s…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Jonathan Stock
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Air Force welcomes new surgeon general

Posted June 12, 2015 by Larine Barr

U.S. Air Force photo by Jonathan Stock Staff Sgt. Ross Ediger and Zachery Ediger pin the third star on their father Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger during a promotion ceremony at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Va., June 8. Ediger became the 22nd Air Force surgeon general during the ceremony, officiated by Air Force…

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