Posts Tagged ‘featured’

Air Force photograph Senior Airman James Thompson

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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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Brandi Hansen
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Inert nuclear gravity bomb passes first F-16 flight test

Posted April 21, 2017 by

An Air Force F-16 aircraft released an inert B61 nuclear bomb in a test recently, demonstrating the aircraft's capability to deliver the weapon and testing the functioning of the weapon's non-nuclear components, including the arming and fire control system, radar altimeter, spin rocket motors and weapons control computer.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie

POW/MIA day commemorated at Nellis

Posted October 3, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

National POW/MIA Day is observed on the third Friday of every September to remember service members who were captured during battle or who are still unaccounted for to this day.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel
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Bombers bring the Hammer

Posted May 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Donald C. Knechtel

Two B-1Bs from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., deployed 30 inert precision-guided bombs, cluster bomb units, and decoys during a weapons system evaluation May 8 to 11 at the Utah Test and Training Range, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle

Gen. James Holmes takes command of ACC

Posted March 17, 2017 by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell

Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 10.

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

RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. David Bickel

HMH-462 supports Air Force JTAC

Posted March 23, 2018 by Marine Corps Sgt. David Bickel

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 supported training conducted by the Air Force’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training Center with the Nellis Air Force Base Nev., training detachment at Nellis Feb. 19 through March 4.

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NATCF: eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 10, 2018

Posted August 10, 2018 by

Desert Lightning News – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – August 10, 2018 Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Our coverage of Red Flag 18-3 continues – very heavy on the eye candy, lots of nice photos in this week’s issue! Airmen and aircraft from…

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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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C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team is hosted by the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

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