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Vicky Benzing Stearman Act

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Vicky Benzing’s beautiful Stearman was manufactured in 1940 by the Boeing Aircraft Company for use as a military trainer in World War II.

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West Coast Ravens

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted November 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted November 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted November 4, 2016 by 432nd Wing

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted November 4, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency

Posted October 31, 2016 by Sean Clements

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took the stage Oct. 28, at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium to address the Air Force’s priority to maintain mission readiness and promote modernization in the coming years.

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Events

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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Salutes & Awards

USAFWS scheduler’s award-winning expertise is ‘backbone’ of school

Posted October 21, 2016 by Susan Garcia

The new squadron commander pauses in the delivery of his speech at the change-of-command ceremony. He searches the crowd until he finds a person standing in the back of the aircraft hangar.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson
Salutes & Awards

On Fire! 99th CES Fire Protection wins DOD Awards

Posted October 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

When it comes to fire protection and emergencies, Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases rely on trained specialists, prepared for anything. The men and women of the Fire Emergency Services department have risen to the challenge and they’ve earned the awards to prove it.

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