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July 27, 2022

A Day at Red Flag with AGE

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class William Malley, 1st Maintainer Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanic, gives a quick tour of a day during Red Flag 22-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 14, 2022. Participants in the exercise conduct training missions that allow Airmen to test and perfect Agile Combat Employment operating concepts for how the U.S. combat forces will fight in a modern, contested environment. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Chloe Shanes)

July 26, 2022

1st MXS supports air power from the ground

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Caleb Garland and Airman 1st Class William Malley, 1st Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanics, prepare a new piece of equipment to be placed in an air compression cart during the Red Flag 22-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 14, 2022. Air compression carts are used in the pre-flight preparation for F-22 Raptors, and other aircraft, by maintaining and repairing the suspension. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chloe Shanes)

July 26, 2022

1st FW brings the fight to night

A U.S. Air Force Airman walks on the flightline in preparation of a Red Flag night operation at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2022. The first Red Flag took place in 1975, 47 years later the Air Force continues to prioritize combat readiness and air superiority by challenging their Airmen to constantly push themselves to excellence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

July 26, 2022

LO improves fighter stealth at RF 22-3

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Sheward, 1st Maintenance Squadron low observable specialist, wipes down an F-22 Raptor during Red Flag 22-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 15, 2022. Red Flag 22-3 provides realistic and hands-on training that will save lives and increase efficiency while increasing combat effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

July 26, 2022

SPECS brings the spark to RF 22-3

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Caitlin Tarr, 27th Fighter Generation Squadron avionics specialist, explains the differences of the F-22 Raptor to a group of F-35 and F-15 maintainers at Red Flag 22-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 15, 2022. Tarr was giving a tour of the aircraft to explain what kind of repairs SPECS Airmen make and ensure seamless training.

July 22, 2022

1st MUNS brings the boom to RF 22-3

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Munitions Squadron and the 57th Munitions Squadron worked together at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 12, 2022. The 1st MUNS worked alongside the 57th MUNS, whose mission is to support the flightline and all fighter and bomber units throughout the Red Flag 22-3 exercise. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

July 22, 2022

1st FW: Ready Anytime, Anywhere

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing kicks off working during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 12, 2022. The 1FW is the nation’s fifth generation air superiority combat Wing and is prioritizing focus on near-peer adversaries and high-end combat readiness. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman 1st Class Mikaela Smith)

July 13, 2022

1st MUNS brings the boom to RF 22-3

1st and 57th MUNS work together on GBU-10 Paveway II bombs during RF 22-3

Jan. 20, 2022

Air Combat Command Names Lead Wings 

The commander of Air Combat Command has designated five units as Lead Wings as part of the combat air force’s transition to the service’s new force generation model. 

Nov. 17, 2021

7th FTS reactivates at JBLE

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Dorr, 7th Fighter Training Squadron commander, assumed command of the newly reactivated 7th FTS during a ceremony at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Nov. 12, 2021.