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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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Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases

Posted January 27, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

The silent war fighters of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Cyber communities are honing their operational skills and testing new capabilities during Red Flag 17-1 at the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas, Jan. 24 through Feb. 10.

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Red Flag 17-1 kicks off at Nellis AFB

Posted January 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and will conclude on Feb. 10.

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Trump to nominate Heather Wilson as next Air Force Secretary

Posted January 23, 2017 by

President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson as Secretary of the Air Force, according to a White House press release issued Jan. 23.

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Air Force faces fighter pilot shortage

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Air Force is in the midst of a pilot shortage. While most platforms are affected by the shortage, the fighter pilot community has been hit the hardest.

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WEPTAC 2017: Future of warfare according to CSAF

Posted January 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Air Force senior leaders joined joint and coalition warfighters for the 2017 Weapons and Tactics Conference (WEPTAC) here, Jan. 2 through 13.

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57th Wing Airmen take flight

Posted January 20, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

As she stepped onto the flightline here Jan. 6, Senior Airman Sierra Elliott took note of her surroundings.

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted January 20, 2017 by Deborah Lee James

Courtesy photo WASHINGTON — As America celebrates the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we call upon all Airmen to reflect on his enduring legacy and the call to service to others in the cause of justice, equality, and freedom. Dr. King rallied our nation to live up to the promise of…

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Retired from duty, not the mission

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Behind the shadows of unparalleled MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations stand men and women who once wore a military uniform, still contributing to the fight. They are retired Air Force members.

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Creech Airmen train with Marines

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing participated in a non-combatant evacuation operation scenario Dec. 12 at Desert Rock Airport, Nevada.  

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