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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Salutes & Awards

Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
Local

Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

Posted February 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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

Air Force ink: A cultural evolution

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Culture is an ever-changing manifestation of arts and intellect. It allows for people of all shapes, ethnicities and backgrounds alike to express themselves through tattoos where their pride, beliefs or imaginative elements are forever inked on their skin.

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U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw
Local

F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise held here.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard
Local

ISR, Cyber coordinate capabilities for maximum effect at Red Flag

Posted February 17, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis
Local

Annual weapons load recognizes superior performers, keeps skills sharp

Posted February 17, 2017 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

Three-man load crews from the seven aircraft maintenance units assigned to the 57th Maintenance Group convened on the flightline here to compete in the annual weapons load crew competition Jan. 27.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan
Local

A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag 17-03

Posted February 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan

Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-3, Jan. 13-27, here.

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Local

B-1B Lancer: Hard to be humble

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The engines from two powerful bombers hum at an even pace as one of the most essential airframes in the U.S. Air Force’s arsenal, the B-1B Lancer, prepares to takeoff.

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U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw
Local

Youngest maintainer at Red Flag launches America’s youngest jet

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

Nathan Kosters, the youngest F-35A Lightning II crew chief in the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, was born in 1996. “The Macarena” was No. 1 on the charts (somehow), “Independence Day” topped the box office, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon had already been flying for 22 years.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Local

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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