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Air Force

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

Posted April 29, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges.

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

Brig. Gen. Leavitt assumes command of 57th WG

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

On April 15, during a change of command ceremony, Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Christopher Short at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar on Nellis AFB.

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

99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
Local

99th FSS to open Auto Skills Self-Help Center

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Airmen and all DOD ID cardholders who may be car enthusiasts, mechanics or just like working on their vehicles in general will now have access to work on their vehicles at the new Auto Skills Self-Help Center that the 99th Force Support Squadron will be opening April 28.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Command chief spends day with 22nd RS Airmen

Posted April 15, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, spent a day with enlisted Airmen of the 22nd Reconnaissance Squadron March 23, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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

‘K-9 leads way’

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

To say that a strong bond between a military working dog and their handler is crucial is an understatement, particularly in a career field where the dog and the handler rely heavily upon each other in high pressure and potentially dangerous situations.

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Air Force

Air Force approves RPA initiatives

Posted April 15, 2016 by Secretary of the Air Force

The Air Force recently approved two initiatives for the remotely piloted aircraft career field.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
Local

Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted April 8, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

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Commentary

Stunned by gun: Airman shocks away fear

Posted April 8, 2016 by By Airman Daniel Snider

“Taser, Taser, Taser,” is all I heard moments before suffering the worst pain I’ve ever put my body through. Instantly, 50,000 volts of electricity surged from one prong touching my shoulder, through my torso, and to the other prong placed at the back of my hip.

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