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‘Eye in the sky’: RPA Airmen in Red Flag fight

Posted August 7, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Staff Sgt. Lloyd, an 18th Reconnaissance Squadron MQ-1B Predator sensor operator, flies a remotely piloted aircraft training sortie in support of Red Flag 15-3 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., July 23. The goal of participating in Red Flag exercises was to fully integrate RPAs into…

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RPA prophecy fulfilled, oldest RPA squadron celebrates 20 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

Courtesy photo On Jan. 28, 2010, an RQ-1 Predator assigned to the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron takes off from Muniz, Puerto Rico, enroute to provide over watch during Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian response to a catastrophic earthquake in Haiti. The 11th RS celebrated the 20th anniversary of its activation at Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary…

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Selva confirmed as vice chairman of Joint Chiefs

Posted August 7, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

The Senate last week confirmed Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva as the 10th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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NAFB education office informs Airmen about choices

Posted August 7, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Part of being an adult is making hard decisions. For some, the decision to go back to school and pursue a degree can be a daunting one. Since the cost of attaining higher education can make college not financially possible for many, the decision to go could be pushed to the wayside.

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Veterans

Retired CMSgt, GS employee retires after 52 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Courtesy photograph Chief Master Sgt. John Malone, right, retires after serving 26 years on active duty at a ceremony held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in 1990. Malone served a combined 52 years on active duty and in civilian service. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The year is 1963, U.S. President John F….

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Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise involves a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to, fighters, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, airlift support,…

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Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

Posted July 31, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell An F-35A Lightning II, tail number AF-2, fires a burst of rounds down range at the Edwards Gun Harmonizing Range on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 17. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset;…

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Salutes & Awards

Raptor pilots reach 1,000 flight hours in F-22

Posted July 31, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Majs. Ethan Waitte and Thomas Borrego, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron pilots, stand with Lt. Col. Matt Allen, 422nd TES F-22 Raptor test director, after returning from a training sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27. Waitte and Borrego flew as wingmen throughout the…

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Local

Creech Airmen showcase RPA at Canadian airshow

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Kaitlyne LaRocque, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MQ-1 Predator crew chief, left, and Staff Sgt. Craig Stewart, 432nd AMXS MQ-1 crew chief, prepare a Predator to be lifted out of its “casket” in Lethbridge, Alberta province, Canada, July 24. The crew chiefs, along with…

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Health & Safety

Think before you drink: LVAADD saves careers, lives

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

On most Friday and Saturday nights, bars and nightclubs in Las Vegas are filled with people packed in like sardines.

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