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Lockheed Martin photo by Chad Bellay
Air Force

F-35A successfully fires first airborne shots

Posted November 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

For the first time, an F-35A Lightning II successfully fired the four-barrel 25 mm GAU-22/A Gatling gun while in flight Oct. 30.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devante Williams
World

AF sends F-35A to UK for air shows

Posted January 28, 2016 by By U.S. Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON—The Air Force is taking the future of airpower to international audiences in England this summer. The 56th Fighter Wing from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, will send F-35A Lightning IIs to fly in heritage flights and to be on public display at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Royal Air Force Fairford, England, and…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
Local

ECARS to implement April 1 at Nellis AFB

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

The Employee-Certification and Reporting System program, which aims to control smog levels in Clark County, is scheduled to be implemented at Nellis AFB on April 1.

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

Nellis EOD conducts counter-IED training

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war; the explosive ordnance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux
Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

Posted July 23, 2016 by SrA. Hailey Haux

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High
Local

First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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

Retiring QF-4 stops in at Aviation Nation

Posted November 18, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

After more than 60 years of service, the QF-4 Aerial Target, modified from the F-4 Phantom II, will officially retire from service.

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Air Force

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson
Air Force

It’s all about the hooks

Posted March 3, 2017 by Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson

High above Mosul, Iraq, a fighter pilot arrives on station.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver
Local

Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

With more than 130 guests in attendance, the 99th Air Base Wing hosted the annual Honorary Commanders’ Induction Ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar.

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