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Coalition nations join forces at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 19, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

Three coalition nations joined forces here during the world’s premier advanced, realistic, combat air, space and cyberspace training exercise to build a capable, cohesive team.

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‘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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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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MFLC Program here to help

Posted June 10, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Military members may face a number of unique challenges related to their service, including difficult duty assignments, long separations from loved ones, combat stress, deployments and others. Many service members also contend with issues at home that may affect their families, jobs, and local communities.

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Aircraft crashes near Nellis

Posted August 18, 2016 by

At approximately 7:40 a.m., PDT, Aug. 18, a civilian contractor aircraft supporting 57th Wing operations crashed on public land adjacent to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The crash site was less than a mile from the north end of the Nellis’ runway. The aircraft was a Draken International A-4 Skyhawk. An official says a veteran…

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West Coast Ravens

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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Creech takes measures to support Energy Action Month

Posted October 23, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

October is designated as Energy Action Month and Creech AFB is taking measures to save different types of energy on and off base to support the presidential executive order.

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Pride Patrol helps keep NAFB Clean

Posted January 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan C. Byrnes

While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.

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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted May 6, 2016 by Gerald White

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”

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