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Aug. 8, 2019

Tiger Airmen celebrate Maintenance Support Section Grand Opening

432nd Maintenance Group Airmen celebrated the opening of a revitalized Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit support section, July 29, 2019.

July 10, 2019

Airmen around Creech

Senior Airman Chase, 799th Security Forces Squadron security forces leader, inspects the undercarriage of a truck at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, July 1, 2019. Creech Security Forces Airmen support the Hunter mission in a variety of ways, including vehicle inspections at the main gate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Rosado)

July 3, 2019

JCOC 91 get first-ever RPA immersion

The Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 91 visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, as part of their U.S. Air Force orientation, June 26, 2019.

Feb. 4, 2019

Creech Airmen celebrate new MWR services

Creech held a grand opening for a long-sought Community Commons location, Jan. 31, 2019. Leadership from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and 99th Air Base Wing were in attendance and ushered in yet another addition to Creech morale, welfare and recreation infrastructure.

Jan. 17, 2019

No place to hide: CSAF lauds combat RPA innovation

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Creech and met with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen, Jan. 15, 2019. Throughout his visit, Goldfein toured the base, received an update of current MQ-9 Reaper operations, and met with Airmen who support the MQ-9 mission.

Dec. 4, 2018

Creech opens first morale, welfare, recreation facility

Creech hosted a grand opening for its own recreational vehicle storage lot, December 3, 2018. The lot is considered Creech's first morale, welfare and recreation facility, and will allow Creech personnel the option to store their RVs on the base.

Oct. 22, 2018

CMSAF shares purpose, pride with Hunter Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Creech Air Force Base for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the Airmen who ensure the nation’s security. This was Wright’s first trip to Creech, and he made time to meet with the Airmen who support the persistent, dominant attack and reconnaissance mission.

Sept. 19, 2018

MQ-9 Reaper featured in 2018 Air Force Marathon

The MQ-9 Reaper was this year’s featured aircraft for the 22nd annual Air Force Marathon Sept. 13-15, 2018 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. MQ-9 aircrew, maintainers and intelligence Airmen traveled to the marathon with the aircraft in order to share its persistent attack and reconnaissance capabilities and the role they play in today’s military operations.

Aug. 30, 2018

Phantom of Takur Ghar: The Predator above Roberts Ridge

A once quiet landscape turned battlefield, the clash of gunfire and shouts ripped through the Shahi-Kot Valley in the early hours of March 4, 2002. As part of an early war effort that targeted al Qaeda and Taliban forces in Afghanistan, the Battle of Roberts Ridge is still known as one of the deadliest engagements during Operation Anaconda. Above the Takur Ghar mountain top, an MQ-1 Predator aircrew became an unforeseen, close air support asset for a desperate joint special operations team in their time of need.

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.