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Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces.
Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.
As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.
While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.
In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.
He was the voice of promise, courage and equality. His mission was fostered by the belief that all men should be treated equal, despite religion or race.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform their demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2, 2015. The Thunderbirds perform their show multiple times a year at various locations across the United States….
Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).
I joined the military to provide for my family, but I never would have expected the challenges my family would face and how we would evolve. When I enlisted in the Air Force I joined another family without intending to do so. This family has been with me ever since, especially during my family’s darkest tragedy.