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Technology

Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

Posted February 22, 2017 by Holly Jordan

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio
Local

Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Alexandria Slade

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.

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

2017 AFW2 Trials hosted at Nellis

Posted March 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

More than a hundred wounded warriors from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Australia and Great Britain gathered here Feb. 24 to March 2 for the fourth annual Air Force Warrior Game Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay
Local

From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted January 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Local

HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

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

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Local

MQ-9 maintainer’s innovation expedites engine training

Posted July 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In order to enable airpower, the Air Force calls upon skilled and competent maintainers to perform all required functions to keep aircraft at the ready.

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

Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

Singapore AF enhances Red Flag 17-2

Posted March 15, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

As the Singapore CH-47 Chinook’s twin rotors build speed and spin in unison, a loud but calming hum fills the interior of the helicopter. Seven Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists sit with their gear in front of them, parachutes on their backs.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson
Local

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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