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Dec. 19, 2017

Creech winter safety tips

The winter holidays bring family fun, festivities, and traditions, but also brings extra safety precautions to take into consideration.

Dec. 12, 2017

Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree

Creech Air Force Base Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to see a live Christmas tree standing nearly 20 feet tall and positioned in front of the 432nd Wing building Nov. 30, 2017. Many members took immediate notice of the base’s new tree, loaded with colorful lights and vibrant decorations which contrasted with the surrounding brown, beige and grays of Nevada mountains, desert sands and highway tumbleweeds.

Dec. 6, 2017

Motivating Sheepdogs: Army colonel shares knowledge

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman recently visited team Creech to discuss living a life of sacrifice and coping with the effects of combat, Nov. 13-14, 2017. Grossman, a former U.S. Military Academy West Point Psychology professor and the director of the Warrior Science Group, has researched the psychological cost of military service and the war on terrorism and now uses that knowledge to educate service members, law enforcement professionals and university students across the U.S.

Dec. 4, 2017

Raqqah liberated: Combat RPAs in the fight

U.S. forces, coalition partners and Syrian Democratic Forces liberated Raqqah, Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s control in early October. ISIS used the city as its capital for terrorist operations since January 2014. Combat remotely piloted aircraft such as the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper were heavily integrated during combat operations to liberate the city. RPA aircrews tirelessly flew more than 44,000 hours and employed approximately 20 percent of the coalition strike effort.

Nov. 22, 2017

Aviation Nation gets a visit from an MQ-1, MQ-9

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing displayed an MQ-1 Predator and an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Aviation Nation Air and space Expo, Nov. 10-12, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Nov. 22, 2017

Eagle Eyes enables Airmen to ensure security

The safety and security of each installation falls on the observations of the Airmen, civilians and retirees who occupy it. The Eagle Eyes program is an anti-terrorism initiative that relies on the awareness of base occupants and connects them to the proper authorities.

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.