Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Digital and Print Publication Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities. An AerotechNews.com Publication. – September 17, 2021
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Hello everyone, and welcome to the September 17th issue of Nellis AFB / Creech AFB Desert Lightning News. Nellis AFB solemnly observed the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony and flyover at the USAF Warfare Center Headquarters. “Today, we honor those who have served before us, give praise to those who currently serve with us and share our traditions to those who will take our places and serve in the future,” said Tony Rabonza, Nellis AFB fire chief. Many memories were shared of the events and aftermath of that tragic day, and we have coverage for you in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News. Click on the link below for your digital copy of DLN, viewable on your desktop or mobile device.
Here are some more highlights from this week’s issue:
- Creech marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks: page 4
- Creech honor guard present colors for Las Vegas Raiders game: page 5
- Photo Feature: Airmen return home after supporting Operation Allies Rescue: page 6
- Test and evaluation squadron tests warm refuel of Reaper unmanned aircraft: page 7
All this and more, in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News! Hard copies of the paper will be available at various distribution points on base and in surrounding communities starting September 17th. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or visit our website, www.aerotechnews.com, for much more military and defense industry news. “Like” our page for daily news updates – we now regularly cross-post news and features from all the military bases we serve in the desert Southwest, as an extension of our military and defense community. As always, THANK YOU for your support – it’s our privilege to serve you! Be safe and be well. #aerotechnews #nellisafbnews #creechafbnews #desertlightningnews