• First attack squadron stands up at Creech AFB

    The 42nd Attack Squadron, the Air Force's first attack squadron and first MQ-9 Reaper Squadron, stood up at Creech Air Force Bae, Nev., Nov. 9 at 9:42 a.m. Lt. Col. Jonathan Greene assumed command of the squadron. The Reaper is the next stage in unmanned-aerial-vehicle development. Similar to the evolution of aircraft in war, earlier UAVs were
  • Nellis Airman comes home to fanfare

    A Nellis Airman arrived at the Officer's Club Nov. 6 to a hero's welcome from about 60 of his co-workers and friends after spending two weeks in Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB, Texas, for injuries he sustained while deployed to Iraq. Airman 1st Class Brandon Byers, 99th Security Forces Squadron, landed with his wife, Megan, and
  • Nellis rescue team saves hiker

    A combat search and rescue team stationed here rescued a hiker missing in Zion National Park, Utah, Monday. The team consisted of Airmen from the 58th and 66th Rescue Squadrons. The pararescuemen on the mission were Tech. Sgt. Dana Vaughan and Staff Sgts. Jeremy Diola, Ted Rajala and Eric Kelly, all from the 58th RQS. The helicopter crew was Lt.
  • Nellis activates new joint tactics unit

    The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center reactivated a squadron Sept. 29 here to better support the air expeditionary forces and assist Airman in their spin-up training process before deploying. The 561st Joint Tactics Squadron was stood up to formalize the process of collecting tactics, techniques, procedures and lessons learned from the warfighters in
  • Nellis readies for air show

    The 2006 Nellis Air Show is Nov. 11 and 12. The show will feature military and civilian aircraft from around the world performing air demonstrations and as static displays. "Our air show serves many purposes; gives recruiters an opportunity to educate interested or potentially interested young men and women about a career in our Air Force. Aviation
  • Air Warrior transforms into new Green Flag

    With the ever-changing fight in the war on terrorism, thus goes the Air Force with the incarnation, or re-incarnation, of Green Flag. The Air Warrior exercises here and at Barksdale AFB, La., have officially become the Air Force's premier pre-deployment exercises for Air Combat Command flying units who perform close air support and precision-
  • Gen. Goldfein bids farewell today

    Maj. Gen. Stephen Goldfein will relinquish command and pass the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center's guidon to Maj. Gen. Mike Worden Oct. 6. Gen. Ronald Keys, Air Combat Command commander, will officiate the change-of-command ceremony, which will take place at 2:30 p.m. today in the Thunderbirds hangar here. During his final week, the outgoing commander

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