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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Madelyn Brown
Air Force

AF declares F-35A ‘combat ready’

Posted August 12, 2016 by Air Combat Command Public Affairs

The F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighter aircraft was declared ‘combat ready’ by Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command, Aug 2.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets a makeover

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat replication and training.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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Aerial refueling: Tankers serve as gas stations in Nevada skies

Posted August 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Over the Nevada Test and Training Range, aircraft from all over the globe blast through the Nevada sky in a simulated war scenario. In the exercise, called Red Flag, units test their abilities against some of the military’s premier aircraft while also receiving some of the best training offered in the world.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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War Games: Blue Flag provides operational level command, control training

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

The mission of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center is to develop innovative leaders and full spectrum capabilities through responsive, realistic and relevant testing, tactics development, and advanced training across all levels of war. Blue Flag is a key exercise in helping to prepare leaders and achieve the overall USAFWC mission.

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Air Force

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 Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann
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Nellis makes childhood wish reality

Posted August 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann

Growing up building model airplanes with his dad, Reymond Rivas always dreamed of joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Col. Paul Murray assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Richard Boutwell at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar July 15.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tannenbaum
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First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

Posted July 29, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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