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Medal of Honor recipient meets local vets

Posted January 18, 2019 by John Archiquette

When Retired Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry first meets you, he gives you a warm smile and a firm handshake.

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ACC leaders talk Creech future with RPA Airmen

Posted January 16, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of ACC, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nev., to speak with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Airmen about the future of their enterprise, Jan. 10, 2019.

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Air Force Marathon makes major changes for 2019

Posted January 9, 2019 by

The Air Force Marathon opened registration for their 2019 event Jan. 1 with major changes designed to improve the experience for more than 12,000 annual runners.

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Dragon Lady makes rare appearance at Nellis

Posted January 5, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

Gliding over the skies of Southern Nevada at an altitude of approximately 70,000 feet, an all-black, single jet engine aircraft dubbed the Dragon Lady travels to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

Posted January 4, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Wing leadership and Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing stand in formation for their historical wing photo, Feb. 5, 2018 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The unit celebrated its 75th anniversary and the many achievements the wing accomplished throughout its history, Feb. 22, 2018…

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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – December 21, 2018

Posted December 21, 2018 by

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – December 21, 2018 We have something special prepared for your holiday reading pleasure in this week’s issue of Desert Lightning News – an extra edition, focusing on the history of Nellis and Creech Air Force bases. Whether…

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History of Nellis and Creech

Posted December 21, 2018 by

What we now know as Nellis Air Force Base traces its physical origins to a new airfield built in 1929 by W.A. “Pop” Simon eight miles northeast of Las Vegas along US 91, the Salt Lake City Highway. This was initially known as the Las Vegas Airport.

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328th WPS tackles WSINT from space

Posted December 17, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The Weapons School Integration at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., exercise involves a multitude of aircraft, including fighter jets, cargo planes, bombers; however, the 328th Weapons Squadron has a different perspective of the battlefield during the week-long exercise.

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Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

Posted December 14, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018.

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Coral Academy breaks ground

Posted December 14, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Dylan Murakami

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 28, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new campus will replace the current Nellis AFB facility that has been around since 1952. The Air Force strives to provide military children with the best education possible.

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