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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Local

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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Rush the Enemy …

Posted  November 2, 2018

Marines with 3rd MLG execute fire and movement range Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Terry Wong Cpl. Levi Galindo sights in on a target with a M249 Light Machine Gun during a fire and movement range Oct. 24, 2018, at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. During the range, Marines with 3rd Marine Logistics Group practiced…

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Comfort 2018

Posted  November 2, 2018

Army photograph by Spec. CaShaunta Q. Williams Lt. Siang Kang (right), a pharmacist from Sacramento, Calif., Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Alexander (middle), from Las Vegas, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Brandon Springston from Carlisle, Iowa, provides medication for a patient at one of two medical sites. The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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99th CES, local fire department battle simulated aircraft fire

Posted  October 31, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Senior Airman Dalton Kendall, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, catches his breath after conducting a firefighter training exercise Oct. 23, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Kendall was one of more than a dozen Nellis, Creech and Clark County firefighters to participate in the…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson
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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – October 19, 2018

Posted  October 22, 2018

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! We thought we’d treat you to a fiery inferno with this week’s preview photo – a little treat for the pyromaniac in us all!

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie
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53rd Wing brings future faster with largest LFTE

Posted  October 19, 2018

During the month of September, the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., executed one of the most complex and diverse operational test events in base history.

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