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Aug. 13, 2018

Creech Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

In September 1940, the Tuskegee Institute began training African American pilots who would go on to fly more than 15,000 sorties during World War II, destroy or damage 273 German planes, and inspire the integration of U.S. armed forces. Today, outstanding Airmen are recognized with the Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated military awards named after previous Tuskegee Airmen who distinguished themselves despite the adversity they faced during their time in service.

July 11, 2018

Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized

The Air Force’s first-ever remote “R” device was presented to aircrews of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing July 11, 2018 at Creech. Col. Julian C. Cheater, 432nd WG/432nd AEW commander, ceremoniously presented the Meritorious Service Medals and Air Force Commendation Medals with the device.

June 27, 2018

Creech child care: Taking care of the Hunter family

In an effort to address child care needs for 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing families, Creech received its own Family Child Care coordinator. Understanding child care coordination and options available is an important priority. The base’s remote location and 24/7/365 mission demands flexibility on the home front, and up until now, the only option for families was working through the 99th Force Support Squadron’s FCC staff located one hour away at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

June 25, 2018

Sisters in service: Closing the joint warfighter’s diversity gap

The Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium was held June 20-22 at the San Diego Convention Center and included attendees from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and other service members from 20 different countries. As the largest gathering of military women in the nation, it marked the 31st annual symposium hosted by the Sea Service Leadership Association. While both men and women are welcome to attend, about 30 men and 1,200 women took part in the symposium.

June 8, 2018

A family legacy: 65 years in the making

As he rolled open his desk drawer to reveal a military patch once worn by his father, Maj. Phillip’s gaze lingered on the 432nd Tactical Fighter Wing emblem in his grasp. His eyes seemed to search for the memories woven between the black and maroon threads before setting it down next to his keyboard. Many families connect through movie nights, snacking on popcorn, rooting for their favorite sports team or singing those ‘80s classics, but this Major’s family founded a tradition within the years they dedicated to the U.S. Air Force.

May 22, 2018

Creech Airmen bring RPA enterprise to ACC headquarters

Aircrew, maintainers and support personnel with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing displayed the MQ-9 Reaper at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia for the Air Power Over Hampton Roads airshow, May 18-20, 2018. 432nd WG Airmen made the journey to Langley AFB, Air Combat Command headquarters, to help members of ACC, as well as the local community, understand how the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise works alongside other U.S. Air Force assets.

May 3, 2018

Reaper showcased at JB Charleston Air & Space Expo

Remotely piloted aircraft pilots, sensor operators and maintenance personnel from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., showcased their MQ-9 Reaper alongside science, technology, engineering and math displays April 27-28, 2018, at the Joint Base Charleston Air & Space Expo at JB Charleston, S.C.

May 1, 2018

Creech AFB makes strides against sexual assault

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is a military and civilian observance that takes place during April with the goal to eliminate sexual assault within the armed forces. In line with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing’s priority to support the Hunter family, the base participates in campaigns such as SAAPM to ensure the well-being of service members and their families while contributing to a safer future.

April 25, 2018

MQ-9 Reaper makes 2018 debut at Columbus Air and Space Expo

The MQ-9 Reaper display made its debut for the 2018 season at the Wings Over Columbus Air and Space Expo April 21, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Aircrew, intelligence and maintenance Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing briefed attendees in the MQ-9 display area and communicated the capabilities of the aircraft, explained the 432nd’s mission and addressed any misinformation regarding the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise.

April 12, 2018

When you can give, the Air Force Assistance Fund gives back

Since 1942, the AFAF campaign has been run by the Air Force family to help the Air Force family. Whether we are aware of it or not, each of us knows someone who has been helped by the Fund. Anything we can do today helps ensure that assistance will be available for other Airmen and other families when they need it tomorrow.