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March 20, 2019

Calling all Hunters: Commanders talk mission updates with RPA Airmen

Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Newman, 432nd WG/432nd AEW command chief hosted a commander’s call, at Creech, Mar. 8, 2019. This all-call provided 432nd WG leadership with the ability to update Airmen at Creech, as well as the geographically separated units at Ellsworth, Shaw and Whiteman Air Force Bases.

March 11, 2019

MQ-1B, MQ-9 flight hours hit 4 million

The MQ-1B Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft reached a historic flight hour milestone March 1.

March 8, 2019

RPA Airmen strengthen relationships at Australia airshow

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing travelled to the Australian International Airshow in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, to display the MQ-9 Reaper for the Australian and international crowds, Feb. 26 - Mar. 3, 2019. Reaper crews have made their way across the United States to attend airshows such as this one, but this is their first time in the Pacific Air Forces Command area of responsibility and Australia.

Feb. 5, 2019

732nd OSS activates, sets RPA group up for success

The 732nd Operations Support Squadron activated under the 732nd Operations Group at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 23, 2019. The new unit, dubbed the “Archers,” will provide the support required for the MQ-9 Reaper attack squadrons within the 732nd OG to seamlessly execute their persistent attack and reconnaissance missions.

Feb. 1, 2019

732nd OSS activates, sets RPA group up for success

The 732nd Operations Support Squadron activated during an assumption of command ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 23, 2019. The new unit, dubbed the “Archers,” will provide the support required for the MQ-9 Reaper attack squadrons within the 732nd Operations Group to seamlessly execute their persistent attack and reconnaissance missions.

Jan. 23, 2019

Creech Showcases RPA enterprise to AFCENT leadership

Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT command chief, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 16, 2019. Guastella and Drinkard visited different operational flying squadrons on base and the Persistent Attack and Reconnaissance Operations Center to get a hands-on look at how combat Remotely Piloted Aircraft missions are executed while also interacting with the Airmen who support them. Drinkard experienced what it’s like to fly a MQ-9 Reaper in a simulated environment, learning from experienced Airmen how they execute missions.

Jan. 14, 2019

ACC leaders talk Creech future with RPA Airmen

Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of ACC, visited Creech to speak with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Airmen about the future of their enterprise, Jan. 10, 2019.

Dec. 17, 2018

RPA community extends holiday spirit to Indian Springs

Airmen from the 432nd Wing donated wrapped gifts to staff from Indian Springs Schools, Dec. 14, 2018, in appreciation for the local community’s support to the base. The gifts were purchased and wrapped by volunteer Airmen, and will be later hand-delivered to students’ families by members of the Creech Fire Department and Santa Claus himself.

Dec. 12, 2018

Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018. Funk was the commanding general of the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve for U.S. Central Command.

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.