Desert Lightning News Nellis AFB Creech AFB August 5, 2022

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the August 5, 2002, issue of Desert Lightning News covering Southern Nevada, including Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, the NTTR and local veterans. Our cover story is about how Nellis and the FAA came together to expand the range area for Red Flag training to 36,00 square miles.

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Other highlights include:

  • The B-52 take part in weapons test roadshow;
  • A Reserve Defender from the 926th takes part in an international completion in Denmark;
  • The NTTR gets a new commander; and
  • AFA Legends visit Nellis to share their experience.

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 August 5. 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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