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An MQ-1 Predator taxis on the runway March 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Today, the MQ-1 took flight for the last time at Creech, marking its retirement and the transition to an all MQ-9 Reaper force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Thompson) Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: The final salute
The Air Force held the MQ-1 Predator’s official retirement ceremony with Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise leaders, and MQ-1 alumni March 9, 2018, at Creech. The MQ-1 ceremony included the final local flight by the Airmen of the 489th Attack Squadron and the last combat line flown by the 15th Expeditionary Attack Squadron in an undisclosed area of responsibility.
0 3/09
2018
Ms. Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, executive director of the Doolittle Foundation and granddaughter of Gen. James “Jimmy” Doolittle, and retired Lt. Gen. Christopher Miller, president of the Air Force Historical Foundation, present the General James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle award to Col. Julian Cheater on behalf of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Jan. 18, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The General James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle award is presented to units who display gallantry, determination, espirit de corps and superior management of joint operations in accomplishing its mission under difficult and hazardous conditions in multiple conflicts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Thompson) Doolittle legacy honored, RPA aviators continue to deliver justice
There were moments, which through their pure magnitude galvanized the nation, inspiring those to act, forever altering the fabric of our lives. In the weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor, one group of men would attempt the impossible and forever shift the course of history. Today, these men, known simply as the Doolittle Raiders, continue to inspire Airmen to defend the nation, hunting down her enemies and delivering justice, anytime, anywhere.
0 1/30
2018
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks to Tech. Sgt. Stephen, 432nd Aircraft Communications Maintenance Squadron, mission defense team lead, about a new Remotely Piloted Aircraft initiative during his visit to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 9, 2018. Goldfein visited the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing to view RPA operations firsthand and to discuss the future of the enterprise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Nadine Barclay) Fight’s On: CSAF shares combat-minded perspective
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured Creech for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the many Airmen who work around the clock to assure mission success Jan. 9, 2017. As a former MQ-9 Reaper pilot, Goldfein has previous experience within the RPA community. However, on this visit, he had the opportunity to tour the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and base operations.
0 1/11
2018
Chief Master Sgt. Jaime Auger, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd WG/432nd AEW commander, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, Air Forces Central Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Montgomery, Air Force Central Command command chief, take a photo Jan. 8, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Harrigian visited with the 432nd WG/432nd AEW and 799th Air Base Group Airmen who deliver persistent attack and reconnaissance 24/7/365 against the nation’s enemies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) Next level of RPA operations, USAFCENT commander recognizes Airmen
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Air Forces Central Command commander, visited the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, which played a key role in the liberation of more than 99 percent of ISIS-held territory in in 2017, Jan. 8, 2018. Harrigian met with the 432nd WG/432nd AEW and 799th Air Base Group Airmen who deliver 24/7/365 persistent attack and reconnaissance among the most requested downrange assets against our nation’s enemies.
0 1/10
2018
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, speaks to Airmen selected as superior performers during his visit to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 6, 2018. Holmes visited the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing to view Remotely Piloted Aircraft operations firsthand and to discuss the future of the enterprise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) COMACC visits Creech to discuss RPA enterprise future
The Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, and ACC Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, visited the men and women of Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 6, 2018. Holmes and Batten met with Creech leadership to discuss future installation and mission opportunities. They also toured operational squadrons to greet the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and see them perform their critical mission.
0 1/10
2018
Retired Lt. Dave Col. Grossman refers to a photograph taken during the 9/11 terrorist attack to express what stress does to the human body Nov. 13, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Grossman is a public speaker who focuses on the effects of combat and living a life of sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens) 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 to 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.
0 12/06
2017
Flags at half-staff are a symbol of respect and honor for those who have passed and represents a time of mourning as a nation Vegas Strong: Airmen and families support victims of shooting
After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Las Vegas community was left saddened and distraught, but not broken. Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Base sprang into action to help on the domestic battlefield, doing all they could to help victims, their families and their beloved community. “Our 432nd Wing Hunters specialize in finding and neutralizing foreign threats who seek to harm our innocent citizens,” said Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing and 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander. “Homegrown attackers are more difficult to locate.”
0 10/06
2017
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