• High Spirits: B-2 maintainers fuel global reach

    Its 172-foot wingspan is interrupted only by the placement of four engines, each capable of providing 17,300 pounds of thrust to get a two man crew from point A to B. On a regular day, A is Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri; B could be on the other side of the globe.   It travels at high subsonic

  • F-35A, F-35B integrate at Red Flag

    The U.S. Air Force's 33rd Fighter Wing and Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 are participating in the first combat exercise with Air Force F-35As and Marine Corps F-35Bs operating simultaneously during Red Flag 17-3.

  • Red Flag 17-3: The Role of the Raptor

    F-22 Raptors from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., have joined combat air forces from across the nation for the joint, full-spectrum readiness exercise, Red Flag 17-3.

  • Up all night: 20th MXG ensures readiness 24/7

    Las Vegas never sleeps, and neither does the 20th Maintenance Group, which conducts 24-hour operations whether at home at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, or on temporary duty at Nellis in support of Red Flag 17-2.

  • Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

    When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal and return to their daily mission is the top priority. The 99th Surgical Operations Squadron orthopedics unit performs procedures day-in and day-out to help injured Airmen at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force

  • Airmen stand for 9/11 memorial

    On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States experienced the largest attack on domestic soil since Pearl Harbor, causing the deaths of thousands of civilians and first responders.