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Artificial intelligence proves beneficial for ISR data interpretation

The 526th Intelligence Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., recently hosted an Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking seminar at AFWERX Vegas. Event Guest Speaker Chief Master Sgt. Ian, introduced the fundamentals of design thinking, artificial intelligence and cutting-edge computer technology.

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Thunderbirds host memorial service for Maj. Stephen ‘Cajun’ Del Bagno

On April 11, the Thunderbirds commemorated the life of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, Thunderbird 4/Slot Pilot, at a Thunderbird Memorial service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Tech. Michael Babcock (left), 99th Civil Engineer Squadron structure planner, and daughter Aria enjoy a morning together during the Color Run held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13, 2018. The Color Run raises awareness for base support programs to include Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, Sexual Assault Prevention, Alcohol…

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Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB Our community suffered a major blow this week with the loss of USAF Thunderbird pilot, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, during a routine training flight at the Nevada Test and Training Range on April…

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Soaring high: Red Tail WSO, mentor reaches 4,000 flying hours

Members of 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron along with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership surprised a weapons system officer, or WSO, when he landed March 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.


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RPA commanders visit newest Airmen

Posted  November 6, 2017

Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and select squadron commanders visited the United States Air Force graduating class of Basic Military Training Oct. 20, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 6

Posted  November 6, 2017

On this look around the Air Force Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein speaks at the 2017 Thanks USA Supporting our Troops Gala, and the Air Force continues to support recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

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RED HORSE construction improves Nellis flight line operations

Posted  November 1, 2017

The 820th RED HORSE Squadron completed five months of construction Oct. 25 on the flight line making Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flying operations more efficient.

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VA to host open house as part of nationwide Veterans Month kickoff

Posted  November 1, 2017

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host an Open House to provide information on Veterans benefits and health care. The open house runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 1 at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center Northeast Entrance, 6900 North Pecos Roa in North Las Vegas. The event is part of…

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Tricare Town Hall

Posted  November 1, 2017

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base will host a Tricare Town Hall to discuss upcoming changes to Tricare. The Town Hall starts at 5 p.m., Nov. 6 at the Nellis AFB Theatre.

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