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Fairchild Refuels Red Flag 18-1

Posted February 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Nicolo Daniello

KC-135s were once considered to be the Air Forces premier refueling force, enabling fighter jets, bombers and other aircraft the ability to stay airborne to accomplish long range mission sets, without the tankers, fighter jets may not be able to hit their long-range marks.

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Red Coat Ambassador Program

Posted February 9, 2018 by

Wearing a vibrant red vest and a “Just Ask Me!” button, John Istle walks through the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center and greets every visitor with earnest enthusiasm.

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Doolittle legacy honored, RPA aviators continue to deliver justice

Posted January 31, 2018 by Master Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

There were moments, which through their pure magnitude galvanized the nation, inspiring those to act, forever altering the fabric of our lives.

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DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

Posted January 30, 2018 by by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Jim Garamone The Defense Department urges service members and DOD civilians with wearable electronic devices to use the strictest privacy setting. Officials made the suggestion after publication of a “heat map” showing concentration of U.S military personnel overseas. Defense Department officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also…

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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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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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