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Jan. 6, 2020

432nd WG/432nd AEW brings Reaper airpower into the new decade

In early 2009, a recently reactivated combat unit, now named the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, achieved the mark of 500,000 hours of combat, for a relatively new form of airpower, known as Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). 

Nov. 22, 2019

MQ-9 Reaper makes debut flyby at Aviation Nation

The 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing made history by performing their first Aviation Nation MQ-9 Reaper flybys, and munitions load demonstrations, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 16-17.

Oct. 16, 2019

Separated, not detached: 20th ATKS Airmen critical to Hunter mission

The 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing is based out of Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, however, its Airmen and their contributions to the MQ-9 Reaper mission are not bound to one installation. There are some operational squadrons that organizationally fall under the 432nd WG but aren’t physically located on the same base as the wing.

Oct. 9, 2019

SAPR Office opening brings security, stability

Airmen celebrated the opening of a new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, or SAPR, Office at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 30, 2019.

Oct. 8, 2019

Mission Defense Team: Defending the RPA network

Mission Defense Teams are the result of the Cyber Squadron Initiative (CS-I), which is a plan to move communications squadrons away from Information Technology (IT) service and toward a mission set that involves the cyberspace side of their wing’s operational mission.

Sept. 30, 2019

Born out of combat necessity: RPA Airmen host Defense Innovation Board

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing highlighted the wing’s creative advancements to visitors from the Secretary of Defense’s Innovation Board, Defense Innovation Unit and Defense Digital Services at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 12, 2019.

July 23, 2019

Creech, Nellis take flight for NTTR training

Creech Air Force Base, the home of the Hunters and the MQ-9 Reaper, is displayed on a map in the 66th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 15, 2019. Before taking to the skies, aircrew will review maps and demonstrate flight paths to identify any areas that need special attention during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior

July 11, 2019

Creech activates 432nd Mission Support Group

Col. Stephen Jones, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, officiated the historic standup of the wing’s Mission Support Group during an installation command assumption ceremony, July 11, 2019. At the event, Nellis Air Force Base leadership deactivated the 799th Air Base Group, and Creech leadership activated the 432nd MSG in its place.

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.