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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Local

Symposium prepares Nellis, Creech superintendents for success

Approximately 100 squadron superintendents assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases in Nevada attended the Nellis/Creech Superintendent Symposium Oct. 22 through Oct. 26 on base.

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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – November 2, 2018

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities Digital Edition – November 2, 2018 Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! October was proclaimed Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Month at Nellis and Creech Air Force bases. Well, not really –…

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

CMSAF shares purpose, pride with Hunter Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Creech Air Force Base, Nev., for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the Airmen who ensure the nation’s security.

Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Garrett Wake Veterans

Missing in Nevada: Guard honors unclaimed remains of veterans

Funerals honor the deceased and bring solace to the living. For military veterans, funerals can include military honors, upon family request. But what if a person’s remains are left unclaimed or there is no family?

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Disturbed, USO get Creech “Down With Sickness”

The USO brought heavy-metal band Disturbed to Creech to meet the Airmen behind the Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission and perform the base’s first-ever concert Oct. 23, 2018.


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Salutes & Awards

57th Wing earns 12th AFOUA

Posted  October 2, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the 12th time in its history, and for the sixth consecutive 2-year period, Air Force officials endorsed the 57th Wing as among the very best, as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for June 1, 2013 to May 31, 2015. The mission statement of the 57th…

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Events

Exchange shoppers can score big in NCAA Sweeps contest

Posted  October 2, 2015

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is teaming with Unilever to give military shoppers the opportunity to tackle $500 in the Unilever NCAA Sweeps. Exchange shoppers worldwide can enter at www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes for their chance at one of 10 $500 Exchange gift cards. “With football season in full swing, every fan could use…

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Sports

‘Zombie 5K’ tests preparedness, stamina

Posted  October 2, 2015

A volunteer role-playing as a zombie walks toward participants in the National Preparedness Month Zombie 5K run at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 25. Participants in the run embarked on the standard base 5K route wearing a reflective belt which carried three survey tape flags that were used as “lives” and encountered numerous “contaminated…

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2015 Air Force Ball: ‘Embracing our Legacy, Forging the Future’

Posted  October 2, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika A guitar player in Matt Goss’ seven-piece band performs during the 2015 Las Vegas Air Force Ball at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Sept. 26. The guitar player played a solo during a cover of the Eagles song “Hotel California”.  …

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  October 2, 2015

Q: I bought TRICARE Young Adult, when will my coverage start? A: TRICARE Young Adult Prime Option If the regional contractor gets your TRICARE Young Adult application: • By the 20th of the month, your coverage starts on the first day of the next month • After the 20th of the month, coverage starts on…

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