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  • U.S. and coalition maintainers train at Red Flag 20-2

    Spanish air force crew members assigned to the 142nd Squadron at Albacete Air Base, perform pre-flight checks on a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft during Red Flag 20-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 10, 2020. Eurofighter Typhoon is the world’s most advanced swing-role combat aircraft, providing simultaneously deployable air-to-air and
  • USAFWS uses crew swaps to enhance training

    The U.S. Air Force Weapons School fighter pilots are preparing for rigorous combat battle rhythms with the integration of rapid crew swap exercises. These exercises require aircrews and aircraft maintainers to launch and recover the jets in one-third the normal time.
  • Bolt AMU: bringing the future faster

    It all begins on the walls of a stereotypical conference room cluttered with large drawn out diagrams, procedures and step-by-step directions of how Bolt Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) gets their fleet of F-35A Lightning IIs mission-ready on a daily basis. Maintenance personnel and civilians are dispersed throughout the room brainstorming how to streamline maintenance procedures.
  • 2 pararescue Airmen receive Silver Star Medals for gallant actions in Afghanistan

    Two U.S. Air Force pararescue Airmen received the Silver Star Medal in a ceremony Dec. 13 here for gallantry in action against enemies of the United States while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 - 27. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course.
  • ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

    While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.
  • Nellis K-9 unit conducts live-fire training

    99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers conducted a live-fire exercise September 19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Building bonds with man’s best friend

    In a small building near the outskirts of base resides one of the Air Force’s most unique assets: military working dogs.
  • 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.
  • 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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