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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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Airmen helping Airmen: Suicide prevention

Posted  September 29, 2017

Charged with the safety of every American against all enemies, both foreign and domestic, military members are expected to perform in highly stressful environments. Airmen deal with everyday stressors that come with wearing the uniform, and issues that arise both on and off the battlefield.

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Expect traffic delays at base entry gates

Posted  September 29, 2017

Beginning this month, base visitors and employees can expect delays entering and exiting Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., due to road construction. The City of North Las Vegas completed a design and awarded a project to Contri Construction Company to construct the North East Sewer Interceptor that will run from the city’s sewage treatment plant…

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Nellis takes the cake with USAF 70th anniversary celebration

Posted  September 29, 2017

The Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a cake-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, with this year’s theme of Breaking Barriers Since 1947.

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Fisher House celebrates Founders Day

Posted  September 29, 2017

Courtesy photograph UFC Fighter Khalil “The War Horse” Rountree signs an autograph at the North Las Vegas Fisher House Founders Day Open House Sept. 23. On Sept. 23, the VA Southern Nevada Fisher House celebrated Founders Day with an open house. The house contains 16 suites that are free for veterans, military and family members…

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Engineering the future: MQ-9 pilot gives back

Posted  September 29, 2017

Service is defined as unrelenting devotion to one’s duty to his or her country. It’s one of the core values instilled into every Airman in the U.S. Air Force today. However, for one Airman, it also means giving back to his community.

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