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  • Sky is the limit for Red Flag 20-2

    An F/A-18C Super Hornet multi-role combat jet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, flies at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 9, 2020. Red Flag increases interoperability between partner nations and across the joint force as Airmen train

  • Unit consolidation rejuvenates adversary threat replication training

    In support of unit revitalization efforts, the 57th Adversary Tactics Group (ATG) inactivated the 57th Adversary Tactics Support Squadron (ATSS) and distributed the pilots, ground controller operators, and air, space and cyberspace personnel to the 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron (ADAS) and the

  • 805th Combat Training Squadron; Nellis AFB’s newest squadron

    The operations center sits in a large room, filled with rows of computers, displaying a simulated combat scenario. Above different areas in the room are signs designating who sits where. Cyber, Space and Judge Advocate are just a few of the stations in the dark room. Illuminating the area in the

  • RAF Lakenheath breaks homestation limitations

    Starting the day in a new climate, in a new place, Royal Air Force (RAF) Lakenheath maintainers prepare for their pilots’ arrival. In the scorching sun, they conduct preflight inspections while constantly wiping the sweat from their eyes. The pilots will soon step to their F-15E Strike Eagle fighter

  • Red Flag 19-1

    The 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), also known as the “Tigers,” will be serving in an air superiority role, performing various missions intended to test their job proficiency in a combat environment. Red Flag focuses on applying the core missions such as: Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance,

  • NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

    In a large, dimly lit room located in the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility (NATCF), faces are illuminated only by the reflection of air traffic control radar scopes. Airmen assigned to the 57th Operation Support Squadron monitor the airways of aircraft departing and landing at Nellis Air Force

  • KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

    Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.Red Flag is an exercise organized at Nellis Air Force Base and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and

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