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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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USAFWS hosts joint integrated hostage rescue

Posted December 16, 2016 by Maj. Rich Harr

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 14th Weapons Squadron hosted 17 diverse units and other government agencies during a hostage rescue exercise, as part of the Weapons School Integration phase Dec. 2, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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MQ-9 participates in Red Flag 17-1, integrates with F-35

Posted February 15, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Two MQ-9 Reapers and multiple aircrews from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., participated in Red Flag 17-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 10, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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11th ATKS paves way with training

Posted March 31, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

As technology on the battlefield changes and evolves, remotely piloted aircraft such as the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, continue to provide combatant commanders with unblinking eyes and attack capabilities from the sky.

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Space

Senior leaders discuss US space posture

Posted May 19, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

On May 17, 2017, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee Strategic Forces subcommittee on military space, organization, policy and programs. 

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Air Force introduces new, improved tool to manage civilian benefits

Posted September 1, 2017 by Richard Salomon

U.S. Air Force graphic The Air Force is the first agency in the Department of Defense to roll out a new tool that helps government civilians more effectively manage their benefits and entitlement information. The Government Retirement and Benefits Platform is a web-based application that allows employees to make changes and updates to their health…

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RED HORSE construction improves Nellis flight line operations

Posted November 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 820th RED HORSE Squadron completed five months of construction Oct. 25 on the flight line making Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flying operations more efficient.

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News

DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

Posted January 30, 2018 by by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Jim Garamone The Defense Department urges service members and DOD civilians with wearable electronic devices to use the strictest privacy setting. Officials made the suggestion after publication of a “heat map” showing concentration of U.S military personnel overseas. Defense Department officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also…

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Air Force sets weight restrictions for F-35 pilots

Posted October 23, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force leaders recently made a decision to restrict pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to safety concerns about the ejection seat in a portion of the flight envelope.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.

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