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MQ-1 Predator airstrike stops car bomb

Posted February 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The MQ-1 Predator aircrew sat in the ground control station focused intently on their screens. Tension filled the air as they assessed the situation and began calculating the risks of destroying an armored vehicle suspected of carrying explosives.

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57th MXS redesignated as 57th MUNS

Posted February 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

A little more than seven years after it was designated as the 57th Maintenance Squadron, the squadron was inactivated.

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AFLCMC to welcome new command chief

Posted February 3, 2017 by Brian Bracken

Chief Master Sgt. Michelle R. Thorsteinson-Richards has been selected as the new Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s command chief.

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AFSOUTH commander kicks off Class 17A Commandant Lecture Series

Posted February 3, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School capped off the first week of a new class on Jan. 13 with a visit from the Air Forces Southern commander, who presented the initial Commandant Lecture Series (CLS) session of Class 17A.

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799th SFS mentors inmates through outreach program

Posted February 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

The 799th Security Force Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, is currently involved in a cooperative agreement and community outreach program with The State of Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), Three Lakes Valley Boot Camp (TLVBC).

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A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag

Posted February 1, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron [Moody Air Force Base, Ga.] prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03 from Jan. 13-27, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Air Force buys next lot of Pegasus tankers

Posted January 30, 2017 by

The Air Force has awarded a $2.1 billion contract to Boeing for the third Low Rate Initial Production lot of KC-46A Pegasus tankers.

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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted January 27, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

The silent war fighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, Jan. 24 through Feb. 10.

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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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Trump to nominate Heather Wilson as next Air Force Secretary

Posted January 23, 2017 by

President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force, according to a White House press release issued Jan. 23.

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