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July 16, 2021

Accelerating Change: Addressing Space Threats to RPA Operations

As the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) enterprise shifts focus from counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations (COIN/CT), it is paramount the elephant in the room is addressed: beyond line of sight (BLOS) RPA operations dependencies on civilian satellite communication (SATCOM).

July 16, 2021

Air Force Surgeon General visits Hunters

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, Surgeon General of the Air Force and Space Force, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, July 14, 2021, to gain a better sense of the 432nd Wing’s mission and scope of the 99th Medical Group’s responsibilities.

July 14, 2021

MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment: A Big Step Closer to Reality

The 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron proved the MQ-9 Reaper’s Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) is ready as of July 8, 2021, enabling crews to divert to airfields without traditional launch and recovery infrastructure or personnel. This capability is a key enabler for MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment and, combined with the MQ-9’s next software upgrade and receipt of the portable aircraft control station, will change how it will be employed in theaters worldwide.

July 6, 2021

Hunters donate clothing to Vegas shelters

Whether it’s volunteering, organizing local events or donating a delivery truck worth of clothes to local charities across Las Vegas, the Airmen at Creech Air Force Base do it in style.

June 28, 2021

ALL CLEAR ON POSSIBLE EXPLOSION DETECTION

ALL CLEAR ON POSSIBLE EXPLOSION DETECTION

June 17, 2021

Team 432 Airman saves fellow Ironman

During his first Ironman triathlon, Senior Airman Levi began a cycling journey that led him to a fellow competitor fighting for their life.

June 16, 2021

Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”

May 21, 2021

Creech Police Week 2021

Defenders from Creech Air Force Base celebrate National Police Week.

May 21, 2021

Hunters welcome new 432nd WG/432nd AEW commander

The members of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, May 20, 2021.

May 18, 2021

DAF releases update on telework, remote work guidance

The DAF guidance memorandum, DoDI1035.01_DAFI 36-816 Telework Program, provides necessary clarification and expands the Department’s use of telework and remote work based on current lessons learned, pending a comprehensive review of the Department of the Air Force telework program.