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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nancy Falcon
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From D-Day to today: Spiritual health remains key

Posted August 14, 2015 by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Lance Hoggatt

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nancy Falcon Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Lance Hoggatt speaks with Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training students at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., April 8, 2015 VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Comprehensive Airmen Fitness is a combination of programs and activities designed to make Airmen resilient so they can…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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Combat Hammer tests RPA teams

Posted August 14, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Airmen from the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load a GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb on an MQ-0 Reaper at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 5. The maintenance crew was evaluated on timeliness, safety, and precision of loading munitions on remotely piloted aircraft as part…

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Overcoming all odds: Airman defeats toughest adversary yet

Posted August 14, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

He awoke on a frigid Washington, D.C., morning completely blind and was rushed through the cold snow-laden streets in a furious sprint to the hospital.

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Lightning AMU performs JSF upgrades despite full flying schedule

Posted August 7, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Capt. Brent Golden, 16th Weapons Squadron instructor, taxis an F-35A Lightning II at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15. Maintainers assigned to the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit paired with a contractor field team from Lockheed Martin starting in early May…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay
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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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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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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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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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