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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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Family members welcome home 926th WG Airmen

Posted  October 30, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Tech Sgt. Alberto Galvan, 926th Security Forces Squadron member, embraces his daughter for the first time after returning from a deployment at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Oct. 22. While deployed, Galvan was able to video chat with his wife while she gave birth…

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Veterans

AF Reservists turned nursing students graduate with assistance from NDVS

Posted  October 30, 2015

LAS VEGAS — It’s long been known that many individuals who serve in the military are taught specialized skills in various disciplines. But at the same time, when these veterans return to civilian life and apply for jobs or enroll for college within their skill sets, they are often not given credit for the talent…

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U.S. Air Force graphic by Adarius Petty
Commentary

Staying vigilant with cyber security

Posted  October 30, 2015

U.S. Air Force graphic by Adarius Petty October is cyber security awareness month and members are advised to stay mindful about what they say and post on social networks. In recent years military members and their families have faced dangers due to information leaked on social media. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Cyber security…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline
Health & Safety

99th MDG providers receive acupuncture training

Posted  October 30, 2015

Medical providers assigned to the 99th Medical Group recently underwent training for first aid acupuncture here to become certified acupuncturists.

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Sports
Sports

Flag football season ‘kicks off’

Posted  October 30, 2015

Members of the 99th Force Support Squadron intramural flag football team prepare to kickoff during a game against the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 27. The flag football season began Oct. 26 with 20 teams around the base participating. Teams are scheduled to play games Monday through Thursday.

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