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Air Force

AF upgrades to Windows 10

Posted February 14, 2018 by

In accordance with the Department of Defense mandate, the Air Force must complete the Microsoft Windows 10 migration by March 31, 2018. Any operating system not upgraded by the deadline will be denied access to the network.

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Local

Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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News

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – September 21, 2018

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Welcome to the Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News Digital Edition! We have something a little different for you on our cover this week, as we look at a milestone affecting the 99th Medical Group at Nellis.

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Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.

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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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Local

Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School

Posted May 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

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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Local

Fairchild Refuels Red Flag 18-1

Posted February 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Nicolo Daniello

KC-135s were once considered to be the Air Forces premier refueling force, enabling fighter jets, bombers and other aircraft the ability to stay airborne to accomplish long range mission sets, without the tankers, fighter jets may not be able to hit their long-range marks.

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Local

Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

Posted May 27, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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Local

SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted July 24, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017, to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission.

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Local

All in a night’s work: MQ-9s maximize airpower downrange

Posted May 26, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As many Americans sleep soundly in their beds, Airmen in attack squadrons across the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., flying the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper from cockpits in the continental U.S. are having decisive effects in the fight against violent extremism.

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