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Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell
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Air Force

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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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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U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Airman uses passion to restore ‘survivor’ car

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

In 1971 “Fury” was born. She had a smooth fuselage body painted in Spanish gold with four headlights, a horizontal grille and two doors. She came equipped with a nylon/foam seat and carpet, a clock, and concealed wipers.

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Red Flag offers B-52 crews training that ‘can’t be beat’

Posted July 25, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadon, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis for take off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 15. The B-52 is a long-range heavy bomber capable of dropping or launching a wide variety…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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‘Thunder’ rolls at Fort Irwin

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., look on as an A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., July 16. An austere field landing allows for the A-10 pilots to push in, refuel, and…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd
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Hill activates their first F-35 fighter squadron

Posted July 24, 2015 by Mitch Shaw

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd Lt. Col. George R. Watkins addresses the audience and squadron members during the 34th Fighter Squadron activation ceremony July 17 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The 34th FS will be the first combat squadron to fly the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Defenders safeguard assets during Red Flag

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

During every Red Flag exercise, an increased number of personnel and equipment finds its way here. Units from around the world come to experience and participate in the best training they can receive in the air, space and cyberspace realm of operations.

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Air Force photograph by Brad Camara
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ACC, AMC training centers collaborate to increase warfighter support

Posted July 24, 2015 by Capt. Matthew Chism

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center to meet with Airmen who support, train, and execute the expeditionary mission here July 15.

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