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57th ATG welcomes new commander

The 57th Adversary Tactics Group held a change of command ceremony Aug. 3, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Local

NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

In a large, dimly lit room located in the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility (NATCF), faces are illuminated only by the reflection of air traffic control radar scopes.

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Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

Paintings, posters and photos highlighting more than 40 years of combat air force heritage line the busy, narrow halls of the 414th Combat Training Squadron building, home of Red Flag.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee Darbasie Local

Nellis Airman showcases innovative idea

Senior Airman Joseph Fleischli, with the help of AFWERX-Vegas, presented an innovative idea to improve the delinking feeder component for the GAU-2 weapon system to Maj. Gen. Pete Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 3.

NATCF: eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft News

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 10, 2018

Desert Lightning News – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – August 10, 2018 Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Our coverage of Red Flag 18-3 continues – very heavy on the eye candy, lots of nice photos in this week’s issue! Airmen and aircraft from…


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Letter From a Survivor

Posted  July 13, 2018

Courtesy photograph by Capt. Tanya Wren Editor’s note: The following story includes references to an actual sexual assault that some readers, especially those who are sexual assault survivors themselves, may find disturbing. Some names have been changed. October 15, 2010, at 3:03 a.m.: I am a survivor. It has taken me more than seven years…

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32nd WPS activates; focuses on cyberspace domain

Posted  July 13, 2018

The 32nd Weapons Squadron activated June 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Nellis Airmen take part in Summerlin July 4th parade

Posted  July 13, 2018

Air Force photograph The Nellis Honor Guard leads the parade.   Air Force photograph Nellis Airmen ride a float during the Summerlin July 4th parade.   Nellis Airman ride in a car during the parade.

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Events

Nellis celebrates Freedom Fest

Posted  July 13, 2018

Courtesy photograph Nellis celebrated the Independence Day holiday with Freedom Fest 2018 on June 29. Activites included food, live music, inflatable foosball, bounce houses and face painting, a squadron vs. squadron build-a-boat challenge, and the Freedom Fest Golf Tournament.

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AFROTC detachment commander, instructor vacancies available for summer 2019

Posted  July 13, 2018

Air Force officials have announced 45 projected Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps detachment commander positions and 104 instructor vacancies available for summer 2019. Line of the Air Force lieutenant colonels and majors selected for lieutenant colonel may apply for detachment commander positions. Officers eligible for instructor slots include first lieutenants, captains and majors in…

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