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Oct. 6, 2017

Vegas Strong: Airmen and families support victims of shooting

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Las Vegas community was left saddened and distraught, but not broken. Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Base sprang into action to help on the domestic battlefield, doing all they could to help victims, their families and their beloved community. “Our 432nd Wing Hunters specialize in finding and neutralizing foreign threats who seek to harm our innocent citizens,” said Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing and 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander. “Homegrown attackers are more difficult to locate.”

Sept. 21, 2017

Engineering the future: MQ-9 pilot gives back

Service is defined as unrelenting devotion to one’s duty to his or her country. It’s one of the core values instilled into every Airman in the U.S. Air Force today. However, for one Airman, it also means giving back to his community. For the last eight years, Capt. Victor, an MQ-9 Reaper pilot assigned to the 17th Attack Squadron, has spent most of his days off volunteering with science, technology, engineering and math programs centered on mentoring the youth and hopefully inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Sept. 20, 2017

RPAs drive conversation at 2017 AFA Conference

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Airmen from Creech Air Force Base, Nevada and across the entire Air Force, attended the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyberspace conference Sept. 18-20, at National Harbor

Sept. 14, 2017

Airmen helping Airmen: Suicide prevention

Charged with the safety of every American against all enemies, both foreign and domestic, military members are expected to perform in highly stressful environments. Airmen deal with everyday stressors that come with wearing the uniform, and issues that arise both on and off the battlefield.These challenges eventually become too much for some to bear. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 22 Veterans commit suicide every day and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 40,000 people commit suicide every year in the U.S. alone.

Sept. 7, 2017

First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps. He has kept his promise by innovating and making life easier for his Airmen across the MQ-9 enterprise.

Sept. 7, 2017

Military working dogs get booties

Summer temperatures above 100 degrees are not uncommon for Indian Springs, Nev. Winter temperatures are often well below freezing. These weather conditions are a frequent for Creech and can be dangerous for our Airmen, especially for our 4-legged ones, the military working dogs.

Sept. 1, 2017

MQ-9 squadron opens breastfeeding room

The 22nd Attack Squadron at Creech Air Force Base has finalized the details of its first mother’s room and ushered out the National Breastfeeding Month of August.The campaign for the mother’s room started in January and faced obstacles such as trying to find available space, getting renovation approval, and funding for the project before its recent opening.

Aug. 31, 2017

MQ-9 Reaper joins Thunder Over Dover 2017

Fifteen Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated 70 years of aviation while showcasing the remotely piloted aircraft MQ-9 Reaper model at the 2017 Thunder Over Dover air show Aug. 25-27, 2017, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. As part of Creech’s efforts to expand public knowledge on the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9, the Airmen, consisting of avionics and maintenance personnel, pilots, sensors, intelligence analyst and public affairs explained how RPA missions are executed 24/7/365 in support of combat operations overseas.

Aug. 25, 2017

Return of the legacy: 867th ATKS turns 100

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The 867th Attack Squadron reflected on a remarkable heritage as it celebrated its 100th anniversary of its activation, Aug. 25, 2017, as the 92d Aero Squadron.

Aug. 21, 2017

Doolittle heritage to MQ-9 firepower: 89th ATKS turns 100

As the Air Force marks 70 years of providing dominant airpower, the 89th Attack Squadron celebrates its 100th anniversary of airpower to the U.S. on Aug. 19, 2017.