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Fun in the sun: Flightline shorts on the way for overheated Nellis maintainers

July 18, 2019

From the Air Force Times website

Fixing aircraft at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base can be a scorcher.

The mercury on its flightline can top 120 degrees during the dog days of summer, base officials said in a Thursday email, and airmen who work long hours there can be at high risk for heat stress.

To help airmen deal with that punishing heat, Nellis has a secret weapon: Dad shorts.

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