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Joint terminal attack controllers communicate with an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft pilot via radio during a training exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range July 19, 2017.  JTACs direct aircraft for use during close-air support and offensive operations from a forward position. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) JTAC, A-10s train to maintain readiness
JTACs integrates air power into ground special operations for mission success, deploying into forward hostile areas to control offensive airstrike operations.
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Staff Sgt. Blaine Erway, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter crew chief, adjusts his gas mask before entering a simulated house fire during Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 18, 2017. Red Flag helps the firefighters train on and off the flightline to put their life-saving skills to the test. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis firefighters: Ready for anything
Firefighters from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron conducted multiple training exercises July 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to maintain their mission readiness during Red Flag 17-3.
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A U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System assigned to the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., takes off from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during Red Flag 17-3 June 13, 2017. The E-3 is a mobile command and control platform that provides control anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen) Command and Control: The key to winning wars
Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target. A tanker flies a few miles away at 20,000 feet refueling an F-15 Strike Eagle, in preparations to rejoin the fight. Synchronizing all these movements, command and control Airmen monitor and direct assets to ensure mission success.
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F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron out of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., sit on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline, July 7, 2017. The 95th FS came to Nellis AFB as part of the Red Flag 17-3 exercise, which allows pilots to train in air-to-air combat and get the experience of multiple combat sorties in the safety of a training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller/Released) Red Flag 17-3 kicking up summer heat with AF, Marine F-35s
The U.S. Air Force began Red Flag 17-3, its three-week air-to-air combat training exercise, today and will conclude July 28.
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Default Air Force Logo 26th WPS graduates first-ever Sensor Operator Advanced Instructor Course
The 26th Weapons Squadron broke new ground during the U.S. Air Forces Weapons School Class 17A, graduating the first advanced instructor course (AIC) for Air Force remotely piloted aircraft sensor operators (RPA SOs).
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Dedicated crew chiefs assigned to the 57th Wing recite their professional oath during a dedication ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 19, 2017. Each DCC is assigned an aircraft that they are responsible for maintaining. A dedicated crew chief’s technical knowledge is second-to-none and is heavily relied upon to ensure their aircraft’s mission success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Dedicated crew chief: Second to none
The 57th Wing held a ceremony May 19 to recognize nearly 50 Airmen as new dedicated crew chiefs.
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A volunteer removes a brick between J.E. Manch and Zel & Mary elementary schools, May 12, 2017. More than 150 community members gathered to build a neighborhood garden. The garden will serve as an outdoor classroom for students to learn about the importance of nutrition and growing fruits and vegetables. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty
More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered J.E. Manch and Zel & Mary Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.
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Firefighters from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to lift the dashboard from the front seats of a simulated car crash at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17, 2017. The simulation required firefighters to respond to an overturned vehicle in which the victim had to be evacuated, by removing the doors and roof of the vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis celebrates National Defense Transportation Week
National Defense Transportation Week was held May 15 – 19 to celebrate the contributions of vehicle operators and first responders.
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Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron walk onto the range for training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3, 2017. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world, making them are the specialists who bravely serve as the Air Force’s bomb squad. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) EOD technicians defuse threats before they occur
EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world, making them are the specialists who bravely serve as the Air Force’s bomb squad.
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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) Weapons School gets down and dirty in degraded conditions exercise
Students and instructors assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School squadrons executed a unique composite mission application exercise April 27, at the Nevada Test and Training Range as part of their respective course curriculums.
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