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  • 11th ATKS paves way with training

    As technology on the battlefield changes and evolves, remotely piloted aircraft such as the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, continue to provide combatant commanders with unblinking eyes and attack capabilities from the sky. Some of these capabilities, such as being able to stay airborne for nearly 24 hours, see with high fidelity both night and day and operate virtually unseen, makes RPAs a highly effective platform in the war on terrorism. To accomplish flight, two geographically separate aircrews work together: the mission control element and launch and recovery element. The MCE is responsible for executing the mission, while the LRE conducts successful takeoffs and landings. While being MCE certified is standard for all aircrews flying the MQ-1 and MQ-9, LR certification requires extra training.
  • Airmen raise hope, funds to cure childhood cancer

    Airmen from the 15th Attack Squadron, Creech AFB, shaved their heads for a fundraiser to support a childhood cancer organizations on March 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Miss Nevada Teen USA Alexis Smith, shaved 2nd Lt. Kyle’s hair for the fundraiser. Kyle is a 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator pilot. He and other members of his unit hope to support
  • MQ-1, MQ-9 showcased at Aviation Nation

    Men and women from Creech Air Force Base showcased the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft during Aviation Nation Nov. 12-13, 2016, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Pilots, sensor operators, maintenance and intelligence career fields answered questions about the aircraft and their jobs as part of a static display. The display helped guests attending the airshow better understand the MQ-1 and MQ-9 capabilities and mission.
  • Fit to Fight: Airmen demonstrate battle readiness

    An Airman assigned to the 799th Security Forces Squadron defends his unit’s position from opposing forces during the field training exercise of a Fundamentals of Proficiency Fire and Close Quarters Battle course, Oct. 21, 2016, at Range 63C, Silver Flag Alpha, Nev. Airmen were tested and evaluated in combat tactics, strategic planning,
  • News Release

    An MQ-1B Predator was destroyed in a Oct. 17, 2015 crash after experiencing electronic systems failure and loss of control due to a lightning strike, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.
  • Reaper and Tiger AMU test their skills during Load Crew of the Quarter competition

    Load crew members from the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) competed in the Load Crew of the Quarter competition July 1, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • A look around Creech

    An Airman assigned to the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, runs during a 5k and 10 k race June 10, 2016.To help promote physical readiness, obstacle courses, races and unit workout sessions are organized on a regular basis at Creech. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell/Released).
  • A same-sex relationship

    President Barack H. Obama once said, “Every single American - gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender - deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and in the eyes of our society.” In light of June’s LGBT Pride Month, the Air Force has made strides in how we regard these individuals as both military members and human beings since the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell law in 2011. What used to be taboo has now become widely accepted by the Department of Defense.
  • A lesson in wingmanship

    In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.