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NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev., --  Senior Airman Mark Dixon, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., communicates through his headset with a B-2 Spirit pilot during Red Flag 11-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, March 8. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise for the United States  and its allies. During Red Flag,  military units are able to test their skill and firepower over the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Taylor Worley)

Deterrence assurance at Red Flag
Members of the 509th and the 131st Bomb Wings integrated to support three B-2 Spirits at Red Flag 11-3, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team trained on safety, security and effectiveness as stewards of nuclear deterrence.Red Flag is a realistic combat operations exercise, or 'peacetime battlefield,' providing the air forces of the United States and
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Staff Sgt. Michael Boutte, 2nd Security Forces Squadron, answers questions during an interview 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs about his role in the new film "Battle: Los Angeles" in front of the Regal Louisiana Boardwalk Stadium 14 in Bossier City, La., March 5. A portion of the movie was filmed on Barksdale Air Force Base and in the local Shreveport/Bossier area. The Airmen casted as extras were invited to an early screening courtesy of the Department of Defense Production Assistance Agreement and Sony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Micaiah Anthony)(RELEASED) Barksdale Airmen act as extras in Battle: Los Angeles movie
Second Bomb Wing, Eighth Air Force and Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen had the opportunity to see themselves on the big screen March 5, during the premiere of "Battle: Los Angeles" at the Boardwalk Regal Theater in Bossier City, La.Airmen were given the opportunity to play as extras and as Marines. Parts of the movie were filmed in the
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Col. Tim Fay with Brig. Gen. Everett Thomas greets Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy upon his arrival to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., March 8, 2011. Colonel Fay is the the 2nd Bomb Wing commander. General Thomas is the Air Force Global Strike Command vice commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Alexandra M. Boutte) Chief Roy: Global Strike is a mission we can't forget
More than 1,400 Barksdale Airmen attending an All Call here got to hear the Air Force's highest-ranking enlisted Airman discuss the future of the Air Force, education, training issues, professional military education and resiliency.Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy visited here March 8 for an orientation with Air Force Global Strike
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz replies to a question from an Airman during an all call March 8, 2011, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. General Schwartz answered questions from Airmen about retirement benefits, national defense and force management. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr.) CSAF visits Whiteman AFB, addresses changes
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz visited here March 8 to meet with Airmen and local civic leaders, and review the capabilities and readiness of this Air Force Global Strike Command base.During an all-call with total force Airmen and civilians, the general said the men and women of Whiteman Air Force Base uphold an awesome
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SHREVEPORT, La. - Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter (left), Eighth Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Hornback (right), Eighth Air Force command chief, stand with the Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year: (left to right) Rebecca Smith, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB, Mo.; Kelli Kish, representing her husband Master Sgt. Steven Kish, 509th BW; Capt. Michael Pontius, 2nd Bomb wing, Barksdale AFB, La.; Senior Airman Marthinus Taljaard, 2nd BW; Tech. Sgt. Bradley Williams, 5th Bomb Wing, Minot AFB, N.D.; and John Garrett, Headquarters Eighth Air Force, Barksdale AFB. The Eighth Air Force announced their Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2010 during the Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year Banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman La'Shanette V. Garrett)(RELEASED)
'Mighty Eighth' names 2010's Outstanding Airmen of the Year
In a gala event held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3, the Eighth Air Force announced their Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2010 in seven categories including: Airman, Non-Commissioned Officer, Senior Non-Commissioned Officer, First Sergeant, Company Grade Officer, Civilian Category I and Civilian Category II. The
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Col. Doug Cox, 5th Bomb Wing commander, awarded Capt. Jonathan A. Gunther, 23rd Bomb Squadron B-52H Stratofortress aircraft commander, with the Bronze Star Medal for his meritorious service during Operation Enduring Freedom, at the 5th Operations Group commander's call here Feb. 25. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Keith Ballard)
23rd BS pilot receives Bronze Star
He and his team provided more than 3,000 hours of scheduled aircraft coverage for ground troops, which ensured the safe recovery of more than 600 improvised explosive devices before they were used against ground troops. He wrote and published a seven page intermediate airspace command and control standard operating procedure from scratch, which
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Default Air Force Logo Eighth Air Force headquarters announces its annual award winners
The Eighth Air Force Headquarters announced its annual award winners for 2010.The awards recognize Airmen and civilians in the headquarters who have excelled at their work and have made outstanding contributions to the local community over the past year.Below is the list of the awards and winners.Airman of the YearSenior Airman Crystal Randolph,
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SHREVEPORT, La. -- Two 5th Bomb Wing Airmen received Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year awards for 2010 at a gala event held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3. Tech. Sgt. Bradley Williams, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of dispatch operations, received the award for the Non-Commissioned Officer category. Master Sgt. Robert Dalton Jr., 5th Civil Engineer Squadron section chief of pavements and construction equipment, received the award for the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer category. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chad Warren)



Eighth Air Force selects 2010 maintenance, operations award winners
The "Mighty Eighth" will honor two more of its best during the Eighth Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year ceremony at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., on March 3.Capt. Wilburn Poe Jr, of the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., will receive the Eighth Air Force Pursuit of Excellence Aircraft and Munitions Award for
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The 28 finalists who represent the best of the best in the ‘Mighty Eighth’ will be recognize during the Eighth Air Force's Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3 at 6 p.m. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Jim Drudge and Staff Sgt. Brian Stives) 'Mighty Eighth' celebrates Outstanding Airmen of the Year
The 28 finalists who represent the best of the best in the 'Mighty Eighth' will be recognize during the Eighth Air Force's Outstanding Airmen of the Year banquet held at the Eldorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, La., March 3 at 6 p.m. During the banquet, one Airman from each of seven categories - Airman, NCO, Senior NCO, Company Grade Officer,
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MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Construction of the new dormitory is well underway in the insulation process here Nov. 10. Construction projects like this help foster a better quality of life for Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Michael J. Veloz) Thousands to pour in for Minot AFB facelift
During the January Minot Military Affairs Committee luncheon, more than 50 Air Force Global Strike Command and Team Minot Airmen, along with members of the local City of Minot community gathered to hear about the military construction program here.Lt. Col. Matthew Jefson, 5th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, provided a brief on a variety of
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