Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – May 24, 2019


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

Thanks for checking out the May 24 edition of Nellis-Creech AFB Desert Lightning News! Big news out of Nellis this week, with the decision to reactivate the 65th Aggressor Squadron and move eleven F-35A aircraft to Nellis, to improve training for fifth-generation fighter aircraft. You can read all about it by clicking on the link below to access our digital edition.

Here are some more highlights from this week’s issue:

  • MQ-9 Reaper featured at Joint Base Andrews Air and Space Expo – page 3
  • AFWERX event to review potential fixed wing helmet replacements – page 4
  • PCSing AF spouses eligible for occupational license reimbursement – page 5
  • Vietnam vets find peace through peer support – page 6
  • Photo Feature: Exercise Northern Edge 19 – pages 10 & 11
  • Living | Happenings | Things to Do – page 17

All this and much more, in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News! Pick up a copy of the paper at our usual distribution points on base and in surrounding communities this weekend, and “Like” our page for daily 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 great holiday weekend! #aerotechnews #nellisafbnews #creechafbnews