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Weapons School conducts Mission Employment Phase Exercise

Posted December 14, 2012 by

The Mission Employment Phase is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range and incorporates Air Force capabilities in diverse scenarios which can include aircraft in conjunction with space and cyberspace assets.

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480th Fighter Squadron tackles both Red, Green Flags

Posted February 1, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Lt. Col. Marshall Chalverus, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, climbs into the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Red Flag 13-2 Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This is the first time the 480th FS has been taking…

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2012 climate survey shows overall satisfaction with jobs, leaders

Posted February 22, 2013 by Debbie Gildea

(AFNS) — More than 163,000 Airmen voiced their opinions in the online Air Force Climate Survey conducted May 11 – June 22, with results indicating Airmen are satisfied with unit performance and trust their leaders, Air Force Personnel Center officials said today. Conducted every two years, the climate survey is designed to measure attitudes toward…

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A life in flight for first female ‘Thunderbirds’ pilot

Posted March 22, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Alexander W. Riedel

(AFNS) — Since 1953, the Air Force’s air demonstration team, the Thunderbirds, have captivated spectators across the world and showed its audiences what the Air Force’s aircraft are capable of. For two years, Lt.Col. Nicole Malachowski surprised audiences not just in the air, but especially when she stepped out of the cockpit of the fighter…

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TA is back — Students can submit applications for summer term

Posted April 19, 2013 by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Staff Sgt William Olsen, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight advisor, takes a College Level Examination Program test for College Algebra April 16 at the Nellis Air Force Base National Test Center. CLEP and Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support tests are given Monday-Friday at 10 a.m….

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Security Forces defend the base

Posted May 10, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Timothy Boyer

The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Airmen work tirelessly to ensure every aspect of the wing is protected at all times through the use of modern technology and vigilance.

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Day on the Job: EOD techs

Posted June 7, 2013 by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton Staff Sgt. Joel Calahan inspects the battery pack of an explosive ordnance disposal bomb suit, May 29 at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. Calahan is a 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron EOD craftsman deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. SOUTHWEST ASIA — Explosive ordnance…

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Fanning makes first visit to Nellis, Creech AFBs

Posted July 12, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Acting Air Force Secretary Eric Fanning speaks to Airmen about Air Force concerns during the Acting SecAF All Call at the Flanker Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s hangar July 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Fanning came to visit with Nellis and Creech Airmen and answer questions…

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Fit to fight …

Posted August 16, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

Airman discovers passion for weightlifting U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Staff Sgt. Victoria Dean, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unit fitness program manager, lifts a 75 pound dumbbell during a strength workout at the Warrior Fitness Center Aug. 2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Dean has competed in and won three…

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Airmen fill need for speed with NASCAR experience

Posted September 27, 2013 by Staff Sgt. N.B.

Screeching tires, roaring engines and high speeds are appealing to those seeking the ultimate rush, but too often these stunts aren’t performed in the presence of professionals and don’t end well.

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