Desert Lightning News Digital Edition April 1, 2022

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the April 1, 2002, issue of Desert Lightning News covering Southern Nevada, including Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, the NTTR and local veterans. While Red Flag 22-2 has come to a close, we have stories on the 389th Fighter Squadron – part of the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. The 366th served as the core wing for this iteration of Red Flag.

Click on the link below for your free, digital copy of Desert Lightning News, viewable on your desktop or mobile device.

Other stories of note include:

  • Nellis says goodbye to the F-15C Eagle.
  • E-3A Sentry aircraft testing the DRAGON modification during Red Flag 22-2; and
  • The Swedish Air Force major who served as an Air Boss during the exercise.

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 April 1. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or visit our website,, for much more military and defense industry news. “Like” our Facebook page to receive daily news updates. As always, THANK YOU for your support – it’s our privilege to serve you! Be safe and be well.

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