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    That Time The High Rollers RF-4C Phantoms Roared Just Feet Over Nevada’s Pyramid Lake

    This video shows the High Rollers blowing off a little steam during a photo shoot. Their actual mission was an important one that influenced history. The 192nd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron (TRS) High Rollers of the Nevada Air National Guard (ANG) stood up and became operational in 1961. Originally equipped with Martin RB-57G Canberras, the High Rollers […]

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    Boom! How a F-16’s Sonic Boom Kept Special Forces Alive

    Quick thinking and creativity of a F-16 pilot saved allied lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ten days into Operation Iraqi Freedom, two F-16 aircraft cruised into the airspace. One was flown by Lt. Colonel Edward Lynch. They got a call to fly somewhere north of where they were, and got there as fast as they […]