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  • Red Flag 19-3: maintaining air superiority through teamwork

    Southern Nevada residents may notice an increase in military aircraft activity from July 15 through Aug. 2 as Nellis begins Red Flag 19-3, one of the U.S. Air Force’s largest combat training exercises.
  • Weapons School: Multi-domain integration since 1996

    The purpose of Weapons School Integration — the capstone event for each class of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) — hasn’t changed much over the years, but the capabilities, platforms and domains involved have.
  • Cyber domain increases WSINT readiness

    A vast new battlefield has been created over the last few decades with the expansion of technology; a digital fight that isn’t touchable and reaches across the world in an instant.
  • Semi-annual meeting between Nellis, 17 Native American tribes

    Base leadership and 17 Native American tribes came together for their semi-annual meeting, visited the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and came to Nellis to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 28-30.
  • B-1B Lancer: Hard to be humble

    Since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1986, the B-1B has been a work horse for the Air Force. The airframe holds records for speed, payload, range and time of climb in its class, and it brings all those talents to integrate with fifth-generation fighters during Red Flag 17-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag 17-03

    Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 13 - 27, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration exercise that gives Air Force pilots a chance to conduct realistic close air support in a joint training environment which is designed to mirror the current conditions present in overseas contingency operations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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