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Symposium prepares Nellis, Creech superintendents for success

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

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 –…

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

CMSAF shares purpose, pride with Hunter Airmen

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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Missing in Nevada: Guard honors unclaimed remains of veterans

Funerals honor the deceased and bring solace to the living. For military veterans, funerals can include military honors, upon family request. But what if a person’s remains are left unclaimed or there is no family?

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Disturbed, USO get Creech “Down With Sickness”

The USO brought heavy-metal band Disturbed to Creech to meet the Airmen behind the Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission and perform the base’s first-ever concert Oct. 23, 2018.


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Local

Creech firefighters conduct live-burn exercise

Posted  October 19, 2018

Airmen with the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire during a training exercise Sept. 18, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Firefighters must complete two live-burn exercises annually in order to stay current with training requirements.   Airmen with the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Protection Flight, extinguish a…

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Events

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

Posted  October 19, 2018

NELLIS Happenings NASCAR Racing Experience: Outdoor Recreation is offering a Single Airman NASCAR Racing Experience Oct. 20. Cost is $40 per person and includes orientation, driving instruction and experience in the driver’s seat of a 600-horsepower NASCAR racecar. Participants must be 18 or older with a valid driver’s license. A video of the experience will…

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Events

MILITARY STAR giving away $25,000 in cash in Home for the Holidays sweepstakes

Posted  October 19, 2018

For the holidays, you can’t beat home sweet home. And MILITARY STAR® is making it easy to get there with the Home for the Holidays sweepstakes. From Nov. 1 to 15, Nellis Exchange Airmen and their families who use their MILITARY STAR card at both a military exchange and a commissary will automatically be entered…

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Health & Safety

99th MDG protects Nellis against influenza

Posted  October 17, 2018

The 99th Medical Group kicked off their 2018-2019 Influenza Campaign by administering influenza vaccinations to approximately 50 Airmen Oct. 11, 2018, at the 99th Air Base Wing command section on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Space

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted  October 11, 2018

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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