Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – December 21, 2018

Aggressors provide challenging, realistic threat replication
A flight of Aggressor F-15 Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons fly in formation June 5 over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The jets are assigned to the 64th and 65th Aggressor squadrons at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Aggressor mission is to prepare the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow's victories with challenging and realistic threat replication, training, academics and feedback. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald)

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities – December 21, 2018

Desert Lightning News Digital Edition - December 21, 2018
Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – 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 you’re an avid military history buff, or if you’d just like to learn more about these military installations that are so integral to life in southern Nevada, you’ll enjoy the articles we’ve gathered for you this week. Cool vintage photos, too – both black and white, and color! Click on the link below for a full copy of this week’s publication. We hope you enjoy it, and maybe learn something new – we did! Pick up a copy of the paper at our usual distribution points on base and in surrounding communities this weekend, and “Like” our Facebook page for updates on news coming out of Nellis and Creech AFBs, as well as other military and defense installations in the desert southwest. It is our privilege to serve you – have a safe and restful holiday! #aerotechnews #nellisafbnews #creechafbnews