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  • 926th unveils first flagship at Nellis

    The 926th Operations Group unveils the first flagship of the Air Force Reserve’s 926th Wing Sept. 12, 2019, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.During the ceremony, an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the active duty’s 64th Aggressor Squadron was unveiled with the group’s shield and commander’s name.“This flagship bears witness to the true total force
  • Laser Guided Bombs back in the belly of the B-52

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and active-duty Airmen teamed up to test Laser-Guided Bomb Units on the Conventional Rotary Launcher. It is the first step in trying to use the munitions from the bomb bay of the jet. It has been a decade since they were last employed in this manner.
  • 926th Wing, 706th Fighter Squadron set to receive AFA awards in September

    Air Force Reserve announced today that Air Force Association (AFA) selected five Air Force Reserve award recipients this year. Two of those awards went to the 926th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The 926th Wing earned the 2018 AFA Outstanding Reserve (Flying Wing) Unit Award, while the 706th Fighter Squadron won the AFA Citation of Honor
  • An important component of resiliency: Communication

    “When we are able to listen and engage during good times; we form relationships with others. These relationships are important for resiliency because these are the people that we connect with during good times and bad.”This is what Jamie Ellis, director of 926th Wing Psychological Health, told more than 150 Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 555th RED
  • 419th civil engineers help relocate Alaskan village

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Villagers from the remote town of Newtok, Alaska, greeted a team of 23 personnel from the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron Aug. 8 with traditional food and dancing.The team is made up of heavy equipment, utilities, planning, HVAC and electrical experts who will help rebuild the recently relocated town after melting
  • After summer pause at Hill, reservists resume F-35 ops

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Reservists resumed flying operations here last week after aircraft and personnel from the 419th Fighter Wing and the active duty 388th FW returned from deployments to Europe and Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.Pilots suited up for routine training flights during the 419th FW’s August Unit Training Assembly weekend, known as the
  • Carpenter returns to the 926th

    Familiar hands take the helm of the 926th Wing during a change of command ceremony Aug. 4, 2019 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in the Lightning hangar.Former 84th Test and Evaluation Squadron commander, Col. Sean Carpenter, became the new commander of the wing when he accepted the guidon from Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander.“It
  • Reserve Citizen Airman earns Air Force 12 Outstanding Airman of the Year award

    Staff Sgt. Caryn Frederick, 19th Space Operations Squadron, was recently named one of the Air Force 12 Outstanding Airman of the Year, representing as the only Reserve Citizen Airman among the winners.
  • Airmen return from European deployment

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – A group of F-35A pilots, maintainers, and support personnel returned to Utah July 30 following a two-month deployment that took them across Europe.  While overseas, reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing and active duty Airmen from the 388th FW participated in various combat exercises and conducted training with other
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