Tag: 57TH WING
  • Aggressors train cyber defenders to think, react, and adapt in Red Flag

    For the last three weeks, eyes turned to the sky as aircraft took off and landed amidst the complex, non-stop motion of the joint large force employment exercise, Red Flag 20-1. However, inside the Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC), the nerve center of the air campaign, a critical fight took place. Blue Cyber Forces heightened security as Red Aggressor Forces attacked the CAOC, attempting to sabotage the mission and steal intelligence.
  • 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.
  • Airman accounted for from World War II

    The remains of Cpl. Walter J. Kellett have been found and identified. He was buried in his hometown of Ironwood, Michigan, with full military honors -- his sister and other family members were in attendance.
  • 53rd TEG change of command

    Lt. Col. Jason M. Botts, 412 Test Wing chaplain, Edwards Air Force Base, California, delivers the invocation at the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group (TEG) change of command ceremony at Nellis AFB, Jul. 10, 2019. The 53rd TEG is made up of seven squadrons, two direct-reporting detachments, two combined test forces, and one operations location at eight
  • 57th ATG change of command

    Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny, 57th Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. John Gallemore, 57th Adversary Tactics Group (ATG), during the 57th ATG change of command inside the Thunderbirds hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 1, 2019. 57th ATG boasts the world’s most capable and professional aggressor force to train US personnel and coalition
  • WSINT: Behind the Boom

    The 57 Munitions Squadron (MUNS) is the boom behind Weapons School Integration (WSINT).
  • Gunsmoke: Revolutionized

    U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) squadrons and various maintenance and special operations units competed in Gunsmoke at Nellis AFB, May 15.
  • New F-16 Ghost paint scheme brings unique look to 64th AGRS

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet made its initial flight after receiving the first U.S. Air Force “Ghost” paint scheme, May 23.
  • Missing 57th FG pilot from WW II found

    The remains of former P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft pilot then assigned to the 66th Fighter Squadron of the 57th Fighter Group have been found and identified.

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