Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cory Payne
Local

RPA community reflects on 1-year anniversary of airdrop, aid for thousands

Posted October 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Between August and October 2014, the Remotely Piloted Aircraft community participated in operations which provided aid to Iraqi citizens who were being threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Mount Sinjar, Iraq.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay
Local

Maintaining Air Force traditions while serving others: Protocol showcases RPA mission

Posted December 11, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Every day across military installations around the world, the dedication to duty is a solemn part of life. The time-honored traditions extend to fallen service members and distinguished visitors, and the flag separates those in the profession of arms from all others.

Full Story »

Coutesy photo
Salutes & Awards

ALS honors class 16-B graduates

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

One hundred-nine Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 16-B Feb. 11, 2016, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B.
Air Force

Air Force approves RPA initiatives

Posted April 15, 2016 by Secretary of the Air Force

The Air Force recently approved two initiatives for the remotely piloted aircraft career field.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty
Local

Airmen express their passion with off-duty vibes

Posted June 10, 2016 by Air Force Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Music is a powerful communication tool that allows people to laugh, cry, think and question the things around them.  In order for music to invoke such a meaningful response, it takes talent, dedication and time from the artist.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Vernon Young Jr.
Air Force

RPA pilots set to receive $35,000 annual bonus

Posted August 12, 2016 by TSgt. Bryan Franks

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced an increase to the service’s remotely piloted aircraft pilot bonus Aug. 10 in a multi-pronged approach to increase RPA manning and incentivize RPA pilots within a community that has operated at surge capacity for more than 10 years.

Full Story »

Lockheed Martin photo
Air Force

Air Force sets weight restrictions for F-35 pilots

Posted October 23, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force leaders recently made a decision to restrict pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to safety concerns about the ejection seat in a portion of the flight envelope.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
Salutes & Awards

Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

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.

Full Story »

Courtesy photo
Salutes & Awards

99th CES Fire Protection Flight takes home prestigious awards

Posted March 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight was awarded four Air Force-Level Awards on Feb. 24 at Nellis AFB, for their accomplishments during 2015.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
Salutes & Awards

Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

Posted May 6, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

Full Story »