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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB April 20, 2018 Digital Edition

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Military Personnel and Veterans at Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB Digital Edition Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Facebook page! This week, we offer kudos and congratulations to the men and women of Creech AFB, who…

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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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Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School

Posted  May 26, 2017

On Dec. 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved a title that many of the time sought after: first in flight.

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New FEDVAN Shuttle option to/from Creech for Nellis Housing and Dorm Residents

Posted  May 26, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Nellis dorm and Base Housing residents who work at Creech now have another option for transportation to and from work. All costs are covered under the Mass Benefits Transportation Program. Contact Sommer Loftin, 799th Air Base Group unit program manager, at DSN 384-1731 to…

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Memorial Day: Real heroes

Posted  May 26, 2017

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — “History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they’ve answer the call in bravery and (ultimate) sacrifice,” said Tim…

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Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted  May 26, 2017

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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Nellis/Creech mark annual Police Week

Posted  May 26, 2017

The annual National Police Week was held from May 15 to 19 to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognizing those who serve today.

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