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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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DeCA announces its best commissary winners

Posted  September 1, 2017

DeCA photographNellis Commissary, Halloween playhouse 2015: The not-so-scary haunted house in the Nellis Air Force Base Commissary, Nev., is large enough for children to walk through. The store finished in second place for DeCA’s Best Superstore. The Defense Commissary Agency recently announced the winners for the best Defense Commissary 2016 competition, and the commissary at…

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Chapel volunteers pack food

Posted  September 1, 2017

Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph More than 30 volunteers from the Nellis Protestant congregations helped pack and sort food at the 3 Square Food Bank, Aug. 14.

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94th military police battalion aims to qualify

Posted  September 1, 2017

Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Abril DAEGU, South Korea — Pvt. Moses T. Reyes, a military policeman with the 142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and native of Las Vegas, Nev., remotely fires a .50 caliber machine gun mounted to a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS)…

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Las Vegas native named Marine Corps EO adviser of year

Posted  September 1, 2017

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Brandenburg Col. Mark Hollahan, branch head of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Branch, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, (left), presents a plaque to Master Sgt. Billy Richardson, the equal opportunity adviser for Marine Forces Reserve, for his selection as the Equal Opportunity Adviser of the Year during a ceremony…

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

Posted  September 1, 2017

NELLIS Happenings Commissary closure: The Nellis Commissary will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The store will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. Commissary sale: The Nellis Commissary will host a Back To School Sidewalk sale Sept. 14-17. Marriage retreat: The Nellis Chapel is sponsoring a Protestant Marriage Retreat at…

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