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  • Red Flag 22-2: Thunderbolts lead the way

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada -- During the Vietnam War, the United States Air Force lost more than 1,700 aircraft and thousands of aircrew, sparking an immediate need to better prepare aircrews for combat. After the war ended in 1975, the Air Force established an air-focused exercise called Red

  • Red Flag 22-2 showcases integration of Air Power

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV -- "We must have a deep understanding of our competitor's mindset and anticipate their future moves," said Col. Jared "Jabba" Hutchinson, 414th Combat Training Squadron commander. "Red Flag allows us and our allies to perform in scenarios to prepare us should we ever be

  • 148th Fighter Wing Participates in Red Flag-Nellis 22-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- The city of Las Vegas set the backdrop for a recent training exercise for the Airmen of the 148th Fighter Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. This desert background is a drastic climate change from the artic tundra that more than 180 northern Minnesota based Air

  • Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 kicks off with allied forces

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- Nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022. Aimed at providing realistic training and increasing combat effectiveness, the exercise will run from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11.“Red

  • South Carolina Air National Guard supports F-AIR Colombia

    The South Carolina Air National Guard wrapped up a full week in Rionegro supporting its State Partnership Program during the Colombian air force’s air and trade show, Feria Aeronautica Internacional – Colombia, July 13-16.