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Airman 1st Class Devin Moore, right, 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, speaks with a fellow maintainer while conducting maintenance on an A-10C Thunderbolt II during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration combat training exercise, which hosted 12 A-10s from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Accompanying the aircraft were 130 maintenance personnel who worked around the clock to launch 18 sorties per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) Maintenance Airmen capitalize on Green Flag
Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Group capitalized on an opportunity to prepare for future deployments during a two-week training exercise, Jan. 13-27, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag-West 17-03, an air-land integration combat training exercise, hosted 12 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft from Moody Air Force Base, and in support, more than 130 personnel from the 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 23d Component Maintenance Squadron and 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron.
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An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., taxis on the flightline of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., before participating in Red Flag 17-1, Jan. 18, 2017. Red Flag provides combat training in a degraded and operationally limited environment making the training missions as realistic as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released Red Flag 17-1 kicks off at Nellis AFB
The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began today and will conclude on Feb. 10.
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F-35A Lightning IIs piloted by the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings prepare to depart Hill AFB, Utah, Jan. 20 for Nellis AFB, Nev., to participate in a Red Flag exercise. Red Flag is the U.S. Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise.This is the first deployment to Red Flag since the Air Force declared the jet combat ready in August 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw) Hill fighter wings first to bring F-35A to Red Flag
Pilots and maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 20 to participate in the three-week Red Flag 17-01 exercise. Red Flag is the Air Force's premier air-to-air combat training exercise. Participants include both United States and allied nations' combat air forces. The exercise provides aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties in the safety of a training environment.
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Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Base hold the American flag at Sam Boyd Stadium before the Las Vegas Bowl, Dec. 17, 2016. The 25th Las Vegas Bowl saw Mountain West champion San Diego State rally by scoring 34 unanswered points to defeat Houston, 34-10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Nellis, Creech Airmen raise American Flag during Las Vegas Bowl
Over a 150 Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases volunteered to hold the flag during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the bowl game. .
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Capt. Mike “Havac” Gilpatrick, a pilot assigned to the 9th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Capt. Jason “Brick” Sewell, a pilot assigned to the 43rd Operation Support Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for take-off before a joint forcible entry exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 10, 2016. JFEX is a U.S. Air Force Weapons School large-scale air mobility exercise in which participants plan and execute a complex air-land operation in a simulated contested battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum) USAFWS Class 16-B executes JFEX
Joint forcible entry is a U.S. Air Force Weapons School large-scale air mobility exercise in which participants plan and execute a complex air-land operation in a simulated contested battlefield.
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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron’s F-16s sit on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., before Aviation Nation, Nov. 11, 2016. The Air Force Thunderbirds demonstrate the capabilities of the Air Force and the decisive combat power Airmen bring to threats against the U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Thunderbirds perform in last show of the year
The Thunderbirds’ performance at Aviation Nation marked their final show of the 2016 season. Since 1953, the Thunderbirds have performed for millions of people across the United States, spreading the word about the Air Force and its precision, skill and decisive combat power.
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An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during the field training exercise of a Fundamentals of Proficiency Fire and Close Quarters Battle course, Oct. 21, 2016, at Range 63C, Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning, communication and leadership through various training scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson) Fit to Fight: Airmen demonstrate battle readiness

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Maj. Ryan Swope, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron orthopedic surgeon, performs ACL surgery at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 17, 2016. The 99th MSGS orthopedics unit performs procedures day-in and day-out to help injured Airmen return to their mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet
When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal and return to their daily mission is the top priority. The 99th Surgical Operations Squadron orthopedics unit performs procedures day-in and day-out to help injured Airmen at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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An Airman reveals the nickname of a MiG-23 during a dedication ceremony at the Threat Training Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 17. The MiG-23 was dedicated to Gen. “Hawk” Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, in recognition of his time as the Chief of Weapons and Tactics and Flight Commander for the 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron from 1986 to 1988. “Capt. Carlisle” unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC Commander
A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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A simulated casualty breaths into a mask in a medical hangar during the Major Accident Recovery Exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 13, 2016. The participants included Wing Inspection Team (WIT) members, Scene Controllers for additional safety, and volunteers simulating victims and witnesses to the incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) MARE tests Nellis readiness
Nellis Air Force Base conducted the exercise to evaluate real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel for scenarios that could impact the base. The Major Accident Response Exercise will be used as a learning tool to provide feedback on what went right and what areas could be improved on.
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