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USAFWC & NELLIS NEWS

 

USAFWC & NELLIS News

  • Young F-35A maintainers benefitting from Red Flag experience

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada – Tech school and tech orders and on the job training are foundational pieces of any young maintainer’s development, but putting all that knowledge and skill to the test under the pressure of a deployment helps solidify that foundation. Maintainers from the 421st

  • Red Flag 20-1 Hill AFB night operations

    Near peer-level adversaries tested 421st Fighter Squadron from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, day and night in a multi-domain environment during Red Flag 20-1.

  • Youngest maintainer at Red Flag launches America’s youngest jet

    The future belongs to the young. Airman 1st Class Nathan Kosters, the youngest F-35A Lightning II crew chief in the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, was born in 1996. “The Macerana” was No. 1 on the charts, “Independence Day” topped the box office and the F-16 Fighting Falcon had already been flying

  • F-35A, maintainers proving reliable at Red Flag

    When it comes to the F-35A, much is made of the edge its fifth-generation technology gives pilots, but America’s newest fighter aircraft is also proving capable in the hands of maintainers.

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