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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – July 27, 2018

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! Red Flag 18-3 is underway at Nellis / NTTR thru Aug. 3rd. Aircraft and personnel from the Colombian air force are participating in this round of Red Flag, to enhance their training and foster relationships with their U.S. counterparts. So if you see any unusual…

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Red Flag 18-3: Readiness through innovation, integration and interoperability

Posted July 27, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Southern Nevada residents may notice an increase in military aircraft activity from July 23 through Aug. 3, as Nellis begins the U.S. Air Force’s largest air-to-air combat training exercise: Red Flag 18-3.

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A U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on a military operation, without being exposed to hostile action or immediate danger.
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Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James ThompsonA U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on…

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Thunderbirds announce 2019 officer selections

Posted July 27, 2018 by

The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officers who will be joining the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2019 demonstration season.

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Dedicated Crew Chiefs keep jets, pilots flying

Posted July 27, 2018 by Airman Bailee Darbasie

Approximately 50 tactical aircraft maintenance specialists were honored for outstanding commitment at a dedicated crew chief ceremony July 13 in the 57th Wing Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Col. Alfred Flowers Jr., 99th Medical Group incoming commander, assumes command from Col. Cavan Craddock, 99th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 29, 2018. Flowers’ last command was for the 52nd Medical Group at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)
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Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – July 13, 2018

Posted July 13, 2018 by

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News digital edition! The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base welcomed a new commander in late June, as Col. Alfred Flowers Jr. assumed command from Col. Virginia Garner.

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99th MDG welcomes new commander

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 99th Medical Group held a change of command ceremony June 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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32nd WPS activates; focuses on cyberspace domain

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 32nd Weapons Squadron activated June 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Nevada ANG joins Colorado firefighting effort

Posted July 6, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Emerson Marcus

The National Interagency Fire Center has requested a C-130 aircraft and aircrew from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing  to aid firefighting efforts in Colo.

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Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB Digital Edition – June 29, 2018

Posted June 29, 2018 by

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/lgke/ Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! If you’re looking for news and information serving military and veteran personnel in the greater Las Vegas area, you’ve come to the right place! We start off…

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