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Thawing the frozen middle: Creech sparks innovation fire

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 799th Air Base Group visited AFWERX-Las Vegas Nov. 5, 2018, to establish a Spark Cell that encourages innovation and the exploration of creative solutions to tactical-level problems.

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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – November 16, 2018

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – Digital Edition November 16, 2018 Click on the link below for a digital copy of this weeks’s Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News. Here are some highlights from the Nov. 16, 2018 issue: Nellis Airman named DoD Senior…

Air Force photograph by 1st Lt. Scarlett Rodriguez Local

Reaper draws crowds at Homestead, wraps up 2018 season

Airman from the 432nd Wing have traveled across the country the past two years bringing the MQ-9 to different air shows as part of an information campaign.

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SAFWC holds Spark Tank prelims at AFWERX-Vegas

Airmen from units assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., gathered at AFWERX-Vegas Oct. 29 to present their innovative ideas for the 2019 Spark Tank Competition.

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Airfield management keeps Nellis flying high

Airfield management Airmen assigned to the 57th Operations Support Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., are required to work faster and harder to keep up with the high rate of sorties carried out on the Nellis flightline.


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Symposium prepares Nellis, Creech superintendents for success

Posted  November 2, 2018

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

Posted  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 –…

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CMSAF shares purpose, pride with Hunter Airmen

Posted  November 2, 2018

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.

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Are you compliant or are you committed?

Posted  November 2, 2018

I was reading a great book a few years ago that had a positive impact on me: Change the Culture, Change the Game by Roger Connors and Tom Smith. Connors and Smith said, “Too often, leaders attempt to change the way people act without changing the way they think. As a result, they get compliance,…

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Growth mindset says intelligence is learned

Posted  November 2, 2018

My daughter is in the scraped-elbow phase of learning to ride her bike. Anyone who has embarked on this journey knows it’s a series of frustrating falls followed by tears. As I pick her up after a fall, a concept that has helped me get through many “falls” in my career comes to mind. It’s…

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