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  • Cunningham returns to Nellis to take command of U.S. Air Force Warfare Center

    Maj. Gen. Case Cunningham took command of the United States Air Force Warfare Center from Maj. Gen. Charles Corcoran in the Thunderbirds Hangar June 18, 2021.
  • Nellis celebrates newest U.S. Air Force Weapons School grads

    Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, addresses graduates during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School graduation at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2020. Harrigian graduated from the USAFWS in 1995 and today is responsible for the air and missile defense of 29 NATO alliance member nations while
  • Team Nellis hosts 12th Air Force Foreign Liaison Officers

    The FLO program is designed to enable service members from allied countries to share training processes and lessons learned to better align a mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • USAFWC breaks ground on Virtual Test and Training Center

    Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander and Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, broke ground Feb. 8 on the Virtual Test and Training Center (VTTC), which will enable full-spectrum readiness through next-generation battlespace environments.
  • Red Flag 19-1

    The 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), also known as the “Tigers,” will be serving in an air superiority role, performing various missions intended to test their job proficiency in a combat environment. Red Flag focuses on applying the core missions such as: Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance, Command and Control, Air and Space Superiority, Strike and Personnel Recovery/Mobility and how they work together to ensure success. The exercise was initially created after Vietnam to expose U.S. pilots to their first 10 missions so they would be more confident and effective in real combat. The goal of Red Flag today is to prepare U.S. and its allies to peer-level adversaries in any combat environment.
  • Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

    The 414th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency. 
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