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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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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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Veterans

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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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Nov. 1

Posted  November 1, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein visits Joint National Guard Base McEntire, South Carolina, the 100th Air Refueling Wing participates in a joint training exercise over the Meditteranean Sea, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright, speaks at the 2017…

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Goldfein talks taking care of Airmen at Treasure our Troops

Posted  October 30, 2017

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the importance of taking care of Airmen and their families during the 2017 ThanksUSA Treasure our Troops Gala in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25, 2017.

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