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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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Airmen of Lightning AMU; the forefront of readiness

Posted August 24, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is not only the newest addition to the Air Force’s arsenal of aircraft, but it is also one of its most advanced. With its improved stealth, avionics and logistical support, the aircraft can enter enemy radar, accomplish its mission and leave the hostile area without being seen.

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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 24, 2018

Posted August 24, 2018 by

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Dog lovers, UNITE! – is this not a great photo on our cover this week??

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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422nd TES, 57th AMXS test F-35 ammunition bulk loader

Posted August 24, 2018 by

The 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron and the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., each recently reached milestones with the F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft program.

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Flat rate per diem eliminated effective Aug. 13

Posted August 24, 2018 by

Congress recently voted to eliminate flat rate per diem for travel beginning Aug. 13; all members will now be entitled to standard per diem rates no matter the length of their temporary duty travel.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens
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Creech Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

Posted August 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

In September 1940, the Tuskegee Institute began training African American pilots who would go on to fly more than 15,000 sorties during World War II, destroy or damage 273 German planes, and inspire the integration of U.S. armed forces.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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57th ATG welcomes new commander

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

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

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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie
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NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

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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Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.
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Red Flag 18-3: New milestone for AFSOC MQ-9s

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

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.

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Nellis Airman showcases innovative idea

Posted August 10, 2018 by Airman Bailee Darbasie

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.

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NATCF: eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft
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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – August 10, 2018

Posted August 10, 2018 by

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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