Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – November 5, 2021

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the November 5th issue of Nellis AFB / Creech AFB Desert Lightning News! Our editorial focus this week is Veterans Day, coming up on Thurs., Nov. 11. Veterans Day 2021 carries special significance, as it also marks the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, at Arlington National Cemetery in our nation’s capital. In these challenging times, America remains a symbol of freedom and opportunity throughout the world. Let’s take advantage of Veterans Day as an opportunity to express gratitude and give thanks, as we move into the fall and winter holiday season. We have holiday coverage and much more news for you, in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News — just 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:

— Orange, Emerald, and Black Flag combine to enhance large-scale test: page 3

— Iron sharpens iron; 99th SFS defenders graduate from LVPD academy: page 4

— Tomb of the Unknown Soldier marks centennial anniversary: pages 6 – 9 

— Veterans Day deals and discounts: page 10

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 November 5th. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or visit our website,, 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

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