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Red Flag 17-1 kicks off at Nellis AFB

Posted January 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and will conclude on Feb. 10.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Beverly Joyner
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Heart Link program empowers spouses to succeed

Posted March 3, 2017 by Beverly Joyner

After a loved one joins the military, their spouse and family members may need assistance in learning how to navigate through the unique aspects of a military lifestyle.

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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

Posted April 28, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Matthew Fries

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

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Air National Guard photograph by Master Sgt. Scott Thompson
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Battlefield Airmen incentive pay to be based on skill versus duty

Posted June 27, 2017 by

Based on new authority from the Defense Department, the Air Force announced its intent to begin a pilot program providing battlefield Airmen skill incentive pay based on qualified skills versus performed duties.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
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Tribal heritage meeting celebrates Navajo Code Talkers

Posted November 25, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Members of the traditional Native American community joined senior leadership in gathering here Nov. 19 to reflect on their past, address concerns for their future, and recognize the efforts of one of their most outstanding surviving members — a veteran of World War II and a national treasure.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Red Flag: Then, now

Posted February 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

During the Vietnam War (1962-1973) the U.S. Air Force lost approximately 1,737 aircraft in combat. It was a number that was unacceptable and an area that the Air Force knew it needed to improve on.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

Posted May 27, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Green Flag measures readiness, interoperability

Posted August 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson

During combat, an Airman’s job is to create effects on the battlefield to support the commander’s intent and his nation’s strategic objectives — simultaneously balancing aggressiveness with restraint.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Fire Prevention Week turns up heat!

Posted October 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct. 9 to 15. This year’s campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represented the final of a three-year effort to educate the public about essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

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