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Air Force

Second annual Enlisted RPA Pilot Selection Board convenes at AFPC

Posted January 26, 2018 by Kat Bailey

The second annual enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilot selection board meets at the Air Force’s Personnel Center the week of Jan. 15 to identify the next enlisted group to attend RPA pilot training as part of the deliberate approach to enhance the Air Force’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission.

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Events

First AFWERX storefront opens in Las Vegas

Posted January 17, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, along with guest of honor Vice President Mike Pence as well as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, opened the AFWERX-Vegas storefront Jan. 11, 2018, at the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas.

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WEPTAC 2018 – Developing multiple-domain tactics to support air ops

Posted January 15, 2018 by

The Air Combat Command’s Directorate of Operations in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center hosted the 2018 Combat Air Force Weapons and Tactics Conference, Jan. 2-12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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COMACC visits Creech to discuss RPA enterprise future

Posted January 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, and ACC Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, visited the men and women of Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 6, 2018.

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Next level of RPA operations, USAFCENT commander recognizes Airmen

Posted January 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Air Forces Central Command commander, visited the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, which played a key role in the liberation of more than 99 percent of ISIS-held territory in in 2017, Jan. 8, 2018.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Fight’s On: CSAF shares combat-minded perspective

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured Creech for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the many Airmen who work around the clock to assure mission success Jan. 9, 2018.

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Air Force photograph by Airman1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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57th MXG hosts 4th quarter load crew competition

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Multiple squadrons from the 57th Maintenance Group participated in the quarterly load crew competition Jan. 5, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The competitions challenge the teams’ capabilities to load munitions on aircraft in an accurate, safe and timely manner.

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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Holmes
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First female F-16 pilot graduates from USAF Weapons School

Posted January 5, 2018 by Susan Garcia

As the U.S. Air Force closed its 70th year of breaking barriers, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School 16th Weapons Squadron Class 17B graduated its first female F-16 Weapons Instructor Course pilot.

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Air Force

JB Charleston supports USAF weapons school capstone exercise

Posted December 29, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

The 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., launched 17 C-17 Globemaster IIIs in support of the largest U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration Phase Joint Forcible Entry event in its history, Dec. 9, 2017.

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432nd Wing: Any time, any place, any condition

Posted December 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The Airmen assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., pride themselves on staying mission ready and recently hosted their first weapons load competition dressed in full chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives gear in more than three years Dec. 8, 2017, at Creech.

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