432 OG Change of Command

CREECH AFB, Nev. -- Colonel William Tart, 432d Operations Group Commander, accepts command from Colonel Pete Gersten, 432d Wing and 432d Air Expeditionary Wing Commander, during a change of command ceremony here July 26. The 432d Operations Group employs Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in 24/7/365 Combat Air Patrols in support of combatant commander needs, and deploys combat support forces worldwide. This includes combat command and control, tactics development, intelligence support, weather support, and standardization and evaluation oversight for United States Air Force Air Combat Command, United States Air Forces Central Command, Air Force Material Command, Air National Guard, Royal Air Force, and Air Reserve Command RPA units. The Group is also responsible for all air traffic control, airfield management, and weather services for RPA operations at Creech AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Dustin Holmes)

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