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Nov. 2, 2017

RPA commanders visit newest Airmen

Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and select squadron commanders visited the United States Air Force graduating class of Basic Military Training Oct. 20, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. Leaders of the premier MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper combat wing witnessed 700 trainees graduate to become the next generation of Airmen.

Oct. 26, 2017

Storytellers come to Creech

It isn’t rare for Airmen, across the Air Force, to do more than what is expected; to help others when they can and to inspire positivity in those around them. Sometimes, behind these actions, lies a story soaked in pain and washed in struggle.

Oct. 18, 2017

New Operations Center in RPA enterprise

Since 1996, the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper enterprise has been engaged in continuous combat operations in multiple theaters around the world. As the demand for remotely piloted aircraft support grew, so did the U.S. Air Force’s reconnaissance and attack capabilities.This rapid expansion left the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing with a need for tighter operational control. Thus the Persistent Attack and Reconnaissance Operations Center, a newly established single point of contact for combat operations was born and officially opened Oct. 16, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base.

Oct. 18, 2017

Nevada National Guard unit celebrates 10 years of RPA operations

The 232nd Operations Squadron celebrated its 10th year anniversary as an associate unit integrated with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. In the decade since its activation, the squadron's Airmen have acted as remotely piloted aircraft maintainers, sensor operators, pilots and intelligence specialists.

Oct. 18, 2017

USO center debuts at Creech

USO Las Vegas held a grand opening ceremony in honor of its newest facility at Creech AFB on Oct. 12, 2017. It’s one of four locations ran by the chapter and is their first debut on an Air Force installation in Nevada. Volunteers hosted a barbecue to celebrate the event and USO representatives spoke about what the USO had to offer.

Oct. 6, 2017

Vegas Strong: Human Performance Team supports community

Suffering from shock, disbelief and sometimes the feeling of numbness, individuals impacted by a traumatic experience should receive help from trained professionals 24 to 72 hours after the initial crisis impact. Hours after the Las Vegas tragedy, member of Creech’s Human Performance Team and Nellis Air Force Base trauma teams made themselves available to Airmen and their families. "My wife and I were watching online when the story broke,” said Capt. Henry, 432nd Wing chaplain. “We watched as they reported and realized the impact the event would not only have on our city, but our nation."

Oct. 6, 2017

Upgraded MQ-9s continue to deploy downrange

As MQ-1 Predators transition from the Air Force’s active-duty aircraft inventory, they are being replaced downrange by the newly upgraded “Block 5” MQ-9 Reapers. This enables combatant commanders’ uninterrupted persistent attack and reconnaissance capabilities. The recent upgrades include updated software and increased flight range. Airmen at Creech AFB are working to make the transition a smooth one as they continue overseeing the shipment process for a total of 16 Block 5s which will be delivered to various areas of responsibility.

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