Desert Lightning News Flipbook – March 9, 2018

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DOD studying implications of wearable devices giving too much info

DOD photograph by Jim GaramoneThe Defense Department urges service members and DOD civilians with wearable electronic devices to use the strictest privacy setting....

News briefs

Nevada Air Force base: No serious injuries in aircraft fire Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., says there were no serious injuries when an aircraft had...

Expect traffic delays at base entry gates

Beginning this month, base visitors and employees can expect delays entering and exiting Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., due to road construction. The City...

Two A-10s crash on Nevada Test and Training Range

Two U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., crashed on the Nevada Test...

Aircraft crashes near Nellis

At approximately 7:40 a.m., PDT, Aug. 18, a civilian contractor aircraft supporting 57th Wing operations crashed on public land adjacent to Nellis Air Force...

Body found at Nellis Air Force Base

Authorities are investigating the body of a man who was found dead on site at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...

Air Force awards Long Range Strike Bomber contract (Pt. II)

The Air Force announced Oct. 27 that it has awarded the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman. The announcement was made jointly by...

Air Force awards Long Range Strike Bomber contract

The Air Force announced Oct. 27 that it has awarded the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman. The announcement was made jointly by...