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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

Desert Lightning News Nellis AFB - May 4, 2018

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Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! AFWERX Vegas hosted a world-class event in April, making our front page this week. Click on the link above and learn more about the Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking seminar, presented by Nellis AFB’s 526th Intelligence Squadron. In other news, we cover the debut of the MQ-9 Reaper on the national air show circuit, at the Wings over Columbus Air and Space Expo (page 5); an update on the USAF Thunderbirds 2018 show season schedule, with the return of a veteran team member to their flight team (page 3), and participation of Nellis airmen in a quarterly load crew competition on our center spread, pages 10 and 11 – with photos! All this, along with community news and events, is right here for you in this week’s issue of Desert Lightning News! Hard copies of the paper will be available on Nellis, Creech and throughout Las Vegas Friday morning. Pick one up when you’re out and about this weekend, or click on the link above for a digital edition, viewable on your computer or mobile device. “Like” our Facebook page for daily updates on news coming out of Nellis and Creech AFB. It’s our privilege to serve you – have a great week! #aerotechnews #nellisafbnews #creechafbnews




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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Creech Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Winners of the 2017 and 2018 Tuskegee Airmen Awards pose for group photos at the Military Diversity Luncheon in Las Vegas, Aug. 9, 2018. Master Sgt. Demetrius, 432nd Wing i...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

57th ATG welcomes new commander

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver A pilot assigned to the 57th Adversary Tactics Group proudly displays their unit patch during a change of command ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 3, 2018. ...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Air traffic controllers assigned to the 57th Operation Support Squadron guide various types of aircraft throughout the Nellis airways at the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility....