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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson
News

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – October 19, 2018

Posted October 22, 2018 by

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 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie
Salutes & Awards

Pilot receives AF Exceptional Aviator Award

Posted October 19, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie

An A-10C Thunderbolt ll pilot was awarded the Air Force Exceptional Aviator Award on Oct. 5, in the 6th Combat Training Squadron auditorium at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Health & Safety

VA begins Saturday drive-through flu shot clinics in Las Vegas valley

Posted October 19, 2018 by

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is committed to ensuring enrolled veterans have access to immunizations this flu season. As such, the healthcare system has begun a series of Saturday drive-through flu shot clinics at its facilities throughout the Las Vegas valley.

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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie
Health & Safety

99th MDG protects Nellis against influenza

Posted October 17, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

The 99th Medical Group kicked off their 2018-2019 Influenza Campaign by administering influenza vaccinations to approximately 50 Airmen Oct. 11, 2018, at the 99th Air Base Wing command section on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Space

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted October 11, 2018 by

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted October 11, 2018 by by Lolita C. Baldor

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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Perseverance in face of adversity

Posted October 8, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver
Salutes & Awards

Mental Health Airman wins Airlift/Tanker leadership award

Posted October 5, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Each year the Airlift/Tanker Association Young Leadership Award recognizes 12 outstanding individuals who will likely become leaders within the air mobility community. The Air Combat Command has selected Senior Airman Cederic Williams, a mental health technician assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as a winner for 2018.

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Nellis K-9s conduct live-fire training
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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Posted October 5, 2018 by

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Lethal weapons and puppy-dog eyes on our front page this week, as we bring you coverage of a recent live-fire exercise conducted by the Nellis K-9 unit.

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