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An Airman from the 57th Maintenance Group completes a missile assembly on an F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 64th Aggressors Squadron, during a load crew competition June 30, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Multiple squadrons participated in the competition which tested their speed and accuracy when loading munitions onto an aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/ Released) 57th MXG hosts quarterly load competition
Squadrons from the 57th Maintenance Group participated in a load competition June 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
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Lt. Col. Michael Blauser, 6th Weapons Squadron commander, assumes command of the squadron from Col. Michael Drowley, US Air Force Weapons School commandant, June 20, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 6th WPS was inactivated more than 70 years ago due to force-wide budget cuts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Weapons School re-activates historic 6th WPS
The U. S. Air Force Weapons School re-activated one of the service’s historic fighter squadrons during an assumption of command ceremony June 20, 2017.
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An HC-130P/N King cargo aircraft assigned to the 34th Weapons Squadron, U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., lands on a dry lake bed during a composite mission application exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range, April 24, 2017. The HC-130P/N is an extended-range version of the C-130 Hercules transport. HC-130 crews provide expeditionary, all-weather personnel recovery capabilities to combatant commanders and joint/coalitions partners worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz/Released) 34th WPS graduates first WIC built for HC-130J Combat King II
The U.S. Air Force Weapons School's 34th Weapons Squadron graduated its first HC-130J weapons officers class June 17 in the Class 17A.
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Current and former pilots from the United States Air Force Weapons School F-16 Fighting Falcon division pose for a group picture in front of an F-16 June 15, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base,Nev. THe pilots celebrated the division's 35th Anniversary with a reunion of members from the first pilots in the division 35 years ago to pilots currently assigned to the 16th Weapons Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) USAFWS F-16 division hits 35 years old
The United States Air Force Weapons School F-16 Fighting Falcon division hosted a reunion for past and present members to celebrate its 35th Anniversary June 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Kohler, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. removes an AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile from an F-16CM Fighting Falcon in support of Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 28, 2017. While participating in Red Flag, weapons load crew members have the opportunity to work with live munitions as opposed to the dummy munitions they practice with at Shaw. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zade Vadnais) Up all night: 20th MXG ensures readiness 24/7
Las Vegas never sleeps, and neither does the 20th Maintenance Group, which conducts 24-hour operations whether at home at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, or on temporary duty at Nellis in support of Red Flag 17-2.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. James Nicholas, 55th Fighter Squadron pilot, left, shakes hands with Airman Bryce Gavitt, 55th FS crew chief, right, before taking off in support of Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 27, 2017. Red Flag provides a series of intense air-to-air scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel, aiming to increase their combat readiness and effectiveness for future real-world missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zade Vadnais) 20th FW kicks off Red Flag 17-2 at Nellis AFB
The U.S. Air Force’s two-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-2, began Feb. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and will conclude March 10.Held multiple times each year on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges of the 2.9 million acre Nevada Test and Training Range, Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving
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U.S. Air Force retired Tech. Sgt. Freddie Rosario, 2017 AF Warrior Game Trials competitor, carries the Wounded Warrior flag during the opening ceremony of the Air Force trials at the Warrior Fitness Center Feb. 24, 2017 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Dozens of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Australian and Great Britain wounded warriors gathered for the fourth annual competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chip Pons) 2017 AF Trials commence
Dozens of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Australian and Great Britain wounded warriors gathered here Feb. 24, 2017, to mark the opening ceremony of the fourth annual Air Force Warrior Game Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. These trials are part of an adaptive sports program, headed by the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously wounded, ill and injured military members and veterans.
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An F-35A Lightning II aircraft piloted by Lt. Col. Yosef Morris, 388th Fighter Wing, taxis during Red Flag 17-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 3, 2017. Morris flew the 2,000th sortie during the Air Force's premier air-to-air combat training exercise. This is the first deployment of the F-35A to a Red Flag. Maintainers and pilots from Hill Air Force Base's 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed the fifth-generation fighter to Nellis AFB Jan. 20. The exercise provides aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties in the safety of a training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw)) F-35A stealth brings flexibility to battlespace
Stealth isn’t new in the Air Force; but, stealth combined with the multirole capabilities of the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be a game changer in the Nevada desert.
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An F-35A Lightning II aircraft piloted by Lt. Col. Yosef Morris, 388th Fighter Wing, taxis during Red Flag 17-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 3, 2017. Morris flew the 2,000th sortie during the Air Force's premier air-to-air combat training exercise. This is the first deployment of the F-35A to a Red Flag. Maintainers and pilots from Hill Air Force Base's 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed the fifth-generation fighter to Nellis AFB Jan. 20. The exercise provides aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties in the safety of a training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw)) F-35A stealth brings flexibility to battlespace
Stealth isn’t new in the Air Force. But, stealth combined with the multirole capabilities of the F-35A is proving to be a game changer in the Nevada desert.
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Airmen participate in the live, virtual, constructive portion of Red Flag 15-2 at the Combined Operations Center-Nellis on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5, 2015. Red Flag 15-2 will be the first Red Flag exercise that will include hundreds of virtual and constructive participants in simulators at their home stations or the Distributed Mission Operations Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler) Red Flag evolves as ISR, cyber presence increases
The silent warfighters 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, yesterday through Feb. 10. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air, space and cyber forces of the United States and its allies.
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