Tag: 57 Wing
  • Unit consolidation rejuvenates adversary threat replication training

    In support of unit revitalization efforts, the 57th Adversary Tactics Group (ATG) inactivated the 57th Adversary Tactics Support Squadron (ATSS) and distributed the pilots, ground controller operators, and air, space and cyberspace personnel to the 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron (ADAS) and the 64th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS).
  • Without 757th AMXS, WSINT isn’t

    Across the Nellis flightline, maintainers assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) participated alongside their pilots during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration (WSINT).
  • Gunsmoke returns to Nellis with a twist

    Pilots and maintainers assigned to various flying squadrons throughout Nellis Air Force Base competed Nov. 15 in a Gunsmoke Competition held on the flightline and Nevada Test and Training Range.
  • Nellis Airman earns Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy

    Lt. Col. Andrew Huntoon, 57th Maintenance Group deputy commander, received the Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy from Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson during a ceremony held May 2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.   "It's really an honor to be here to represent an award that's given to the best of the best in our Air Force and I know if
  • Red Flag 18-2: building confidence, leadership, warfighter culture

    Red Flag 18-2 is underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Flights will generate twice daily from the base through March 23, for realistic training scenarios that will be conducted over the skies of Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas.  The exercise is America’s premier integration air combat exercise. The exercise works to build
  • 57th WG earns 13th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    For the thirteenth time in the 57th Wing’s history, and for the seventh consecutive two-year period, Air Force officials recently announced the wing, led by Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, 57th Wing commander as among the very best as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the period of June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2017.    The Air Force
  • 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 speeds often at elevations approaching 50,000 feet.
  • Command and Control: The key to winning wars

    Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target. A tanker flies a few miles away at 20,000 feet refueling an F-15 Strike Eagle, in preparations to rejoin the fight. Synchronizing all these movements, command and control Airmen monitor and direct assets to ensure mission success.
  • Weapons School re-activates historic 6th WPS

    The U. S. Air Force Weapons School re-activated one of the service’s historic fighter squadrons during an assumption of command ceremony June 20, 2017.

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