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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.

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

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.

Air Force photograph by Karina Luis Salutes & Awards

Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.

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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

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.


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Project Homeless Connect 2017

Posted  December 8, 2017

Veterans Administration photograph A Homeless PACT Team outreach member talks with a veteran during the 25th annual Project Homeless Connect in Las Vegas Nov. 14. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System continued its efforts to support the local homeless community by participating in the 25th annual Project Homeless Connect in…

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ITT hosts winter travel fair

Posted  December 8, 2017

On Dec. 1, Information, Tickets and Tours hosted their first Winter Travel Fair at the Nellis Club. Local vendors were on hand – along with vendors from Arizona, California and Florida — to ‘show off’ cool winter vacation deals and destinations. Information, Tickets and Tours is located at 4311 Carswell Ave., Nellis AFB — Bldg….

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Health & Safety

Healthier life: Controlling stress eating

Posted  December 8, 2017

We all have multiple stressors in our life, whether it be due to work, home, exercising or not eating a nutritionally adequate diet. As Americans we have become accustomed to stress, but learning how to manage stress seems to be more difficult and often we turn to food for comfort. Any type of stress can…

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Events

Advent/Christmas at the Nellis Chapel

Posted  December 8, 2017

Dec. 3 First Sunday in Advent Dec. 7 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5 p.m. Dec. 8 Trees for Troops Dec. 8 Holy Day of Obligation Catholic Mass (Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary) at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 12 Chanukah Candle Lighting, Dec. 12-15, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 12 Annual Airmen Cookie…

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Events

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

Posted  December 8, 2017

NELLIS Happenings Snowmobile: Outdoor Recreation is offering a Single Airman Snowmobile Tour through Brian Head, Dixie National Forest and Cedar Breaks National Monument Dec. 16 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, snowmobile rental, waiver fee and three-hour snowmobile ride with a guide. This event is only open to active…

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