What Is the Century Newspaper?


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"The Century" was an award-winning newspaper published by Nellis Air Force base in Las Vegas, Nevada. The paper was published on a weekly basis and served as the official base newspaper from 1960 to 1980. Officers and enlisted personnel formed the paper's writing staff.

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Many of the paper’s editors pursued successful careers in journalism with other publications such as "The Arizona Republic" and the "Las Vegas Review-Journal," and other media outlets, such as radio and television. The paper’s reporting won numerous awards, including several highly regarded Air Force awards for its coverage of the Nellis-based U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds.

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