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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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Exchange celebrates grand opening of Sarku Japan at Nellis

Posted  March 23, 2018

Courtesy photo The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening of Sarku Japan, the latest addition to the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange food court, March 2. Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Exchange General Manager Matthew Beatty; Michael Tang, Southwest Area Manager, Sarku Japan; and Tim Pettifer, Director of…

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

Posted  March 23, 2018

NELLIS Happenings Wingman Madess: Sunrise Vista Golf Course will host Wingman Madness 4-6 p.m., March 23. There will be a Force Support informational for the newest members of Team Nellis/Creech/NTTR. Alongside games and prizes, new arrivals at Nellis can learn what FSS has to offer. At 6 p.m., there will be food, live music and…

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Avengers Assemble! Military kids can unite with Marvel superheroes at Nellis Exchange

Posted  March 23, 2018

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is gearing up for Month of the Military Child with Marvel Universe Unites, an interactive adventure inspired by the upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War.” During the March 24 event, kids age 4 and older can go on a mission to collect the…

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Nellis Chapel 2018 Easter Services

Posted  March 23, 2018

• Palm Sunday Services: March 25 at 8, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. • Holy Thursday: Catholic Mass, March 29 at 7 p.m. • Good Friday: Catholic Passion Service, March 30 at 3:30 p.m. • Jewish Passover Celebration: March 30 at 6:30 p.m. and March 31 at 6:30 p.m. (tentative) • Holy Saturday: Catholic Easter Vigil…

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KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

Posted  March 21, 2018

Airmen from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.

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