USAF C-130 Fire Training

05/02/2017: A C-130 with the 152nd Airlift Wing, Nevada Air National Guard, follows a U.S. Forest Service lead plane in the mountains east of Boise, Idaho as part of the a5nual Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System training and certification, April 21, 2017. More than 400 personnel of four C-130 Guard and…

Neptune Falcon 2017

04/26/2017: According to BG Paul W. Tibbets IV, 509th Bomb Wing, in his weekly commander’s message published April 21, 2017: This week our Total Force team has been fully engaged supporting Exercise Neptune Falcon. This multi-day exercise enhances the proficiency of our talented tacticians and planners, Combat Mission Ready aircrews, as…

RAAF C-130J at Exercise Red Flag

02/21/2016: The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a contingent of approximately 200 personnel to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada for Exercise Red Flag 17-1, taking place from 23 January to 10 February 2017. Conducted by the United States Air Force, the exercise also involves participants from the United Kingdom,…

F-22 at Red Flag 2017-1

02/16/2016: F-22A Raptor aircraft from the 1st Fighter Wing, 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va., participating in Red Flag 17-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Comments by Colonel Peter Fesler, commander, 1st Fighter Wing. Video by Airman 1st Class Christina Ensley 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:02/09/2017

VMFA-121 Brings F-35B to Red Flag 16-3 For First Time

12/16/2016:  We have recently interviewed the CO of VMFA-121 in Yuma in early December 2016 and will shortly publish his interview.  But this story from July 2016 discusses a milestone to the process of the squadron preparing for its deployment to Japan in 2017. Six F-35B Lightning IIs with Marine Fighter Attack…

F-22 and Neptune Falcon

05/05/2016: 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, sent F-22 Raptors to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in support of Neptune Falcon, a joint air interoperability exercise that demonstrates sustainability and surge operations in a restrictive environment. Credit: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs:4/17/16    

Exercise Red Flag 16-1 Concludes

02/17/2016: Exercise Red Flag 16-1 is an air combat training exercise which centers on the large force employment of aircraft in a high-end warfighting environment. RF16-1 was conducted from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, United States, from 25 January to 12 February 2016. The aircraft which participated in the Nevada…