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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Airmen, family, and local community and military dignitaries welcomed the new commander of the 99th Air Base Wing, Col. Cavan Craddock, during a change of command ceremony May 24 in the Thunderbird hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Service members must be physically ready for deployment, CSM Troxell says

The U.S. military's mission is to fight and win the nation's wars, and service members must be physically, mentally and emotionally ready to fight when needed, Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell said in an interview May 10, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Salutes & Awards

Police Week: Respect, honor, remember

The 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nelis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted the annual National Police Week May 14-18 on base to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognize those who serve.

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Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News digital edition! This week, we salute Lt. Col. Andrew Huntoon, 57th Maintenance Group deputy commander and a recipient of the 2017 Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Award.

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Nellis Airman earns Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy

Lt. Col. Andrew Huntoon, 57th Maintenance Group deputy commander at Nellis Air Force Base Nev., received the Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy from Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson during a ceremony held May 2 at Nellis.


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Events

Living . . . Happenings . . . Things to do . . .

Posted  December 22, 2017

NELLIS Happenings Spouses’ Club: Have you been thinking about joining Nellis Area Spouses’ Club? Now is the perfect time as membership dues are half off through May. Dues are paid annually, and are now at a reduced rate for the remainder of the year. Our NASC year runs from June 1- May 31. Paying dues…

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HOLIDAY HOURS

Posted  December 22, 2017
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Events

Advent/Christmas at the Nellis Chapel

Posted  December 22, 2017

Dec. 22 Shabbat Observation/Meal, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 24 Gospel Worship Service at 8 a.m. Dec. 24 Catholic Mass at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 24 Community Worship Service at 11:15 a.m. Dec. 24 Christmas Vigil Catholic Mass at 4 p.m. Dec. 24 Candle Light Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Catholic Mass at…

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WSINT trains at night; Operation Coyote Freedom

Posted  December 20, 2017

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed the Weapons School Integration exercise, Operation Coyote Freedom, Dec. 10, 2017, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Creech winter safety tips

Posted  December 20, 2017

The winter holidays bring family fun, festivities and traditions, but also brings extra safety precautions to take into consideration. Prepare vehicles: * Tire air pressure will drop as the temperature drops. Keep an eye on this for optimal vehicle traction and safety. * The sun sets earlier this time of year, it’s important to ensure…

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