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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.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen News

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.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Local

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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Outdoor Rec hosts workshop

Posted  May 4, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Participants play a game of tag during a Leave No Trace workshop at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28, 2018. The game simulated how invasive species can have a negative impact on the environment. Nellis Outdoor Recreation recently hosted a workshop to educate service…

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

Posted  May 4, 2018

NELLIS Happenings Nellis Movie Theater: The following movies are showing at the Nellis Movie Theater May 5: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13), 3 p.m. May 5: Daddy’s Home 2 (PG-13), 6 p.m. May 6: Hotel Transylvania (PG), 12:30 p.m. May 12: Game Night(R), 3 p.m. May 12: Jurassic Park (PG-13), 6 p.m. May 13:…

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Exchange shoppers can ‘Give and Get Back’ starting May 15

Posted  May 4, 2018

The Nellis Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Airmen and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods. From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief and Air Force Assistance Fund, which provide emergency…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
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Air Force Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

Posted  May 2, 2018

The Air Force Action Shooting Team competed in the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship April 20 to 22 in Boulder City, Nev.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens
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Creech AFB makes strides against sexual assault

Posted  May 2, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, signed a proclamation declaring April 2018 the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for Creech Air Force Base, March 21, 2018, at Creech AFB, Nev. The proclamation states that “…together, we can reduce, with the goal to…

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