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F-35A pilot, Lt. Col. Brad Klemesrud, prepares for takeoff during a Red Flag mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 2. Klemesrud and eight other Reserve pilots from the 419th Fighter Wing are participating in the Air Force’s premier air-to-air exercise to hone their skills and test the F-35A Lightning II’s capabilities in a variety of simulated combat scenarios. This marks the first year the F-35A has participated in the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bryan Magaña) Reservists take on ‘enemy’ at F-35A Red Flag debut
Nine Air Force Reserve F-35A pilots and 16 maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing are taking on the world’s greatest aggressor fleet during Red Flag 17-1 held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.    The reservists joined about 200 personnel and 13 F-35A Lightning IIs from the active duty 388th FW to debut the Air Force’s newest fighter jet at the
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A group of fixed and rotor wing aviator, maintenance and support personnel deployed to Africa and Afghanistan. In both locations, Rescue Wing Airmen are tasked with saving lives by using their skills and equipment to perform combat rescue operations – speeding to pick up isolated personnel and the injured and return them safely. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Cathleen Snow) Rescue Reservists land in Horn of Africa and Afghanistan
Two groups of Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing deployed to two overseas locations to provide personnel recovery support to ongoing operations.  A group of fixed-wing aviator, maintenance and support personnel landed in Africa for four months as part of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and will remain in place for
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(U.S. Air Force graphic) AF begins testing phase for women in combat roles
In April 2015, the Air Force will begin conducting the physical evaluations required to explore opening the last six career fields currently closed to women.
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