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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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Weathers it all; another ACC win for weather flight

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing weather flight received its second consecutive Air Combat Command Weather Flight of the Year award Feb. 29, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. To receive the award, a flight must submit an Air Force form 1206 with a list of team accomplishments,…

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Nellis EOD conducts counter-IED training

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war; the explosive ordnance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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Airmen drive RPA innovation with 1st-ever electronic combat officer course

Posted July 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In war and thinking about moves and countermoves, “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting,” said Sun Tzu as written in ‘The Art of War.’ In an effort to neutralize the enemy and their ability to impact combat operations, the 57th Wing and 26th…

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Combat Kings train at all hours during Red Flag

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum HC-130J Combat King IIs assigned to the 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, undergo preflight preparation on the flightline before Red Flag 16-4 night operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 25. Red Flag missions are conducted on the 2.9 million acre…

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DC-10 Water Drop

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The DC-10 Air Tanker is a series of American wide-body jet air tankers, which have been in service as an aerial firefighting unit since 2006. The aircraft are converted wide body McDonnell Douglas DC-10 passenger jetliners, and are primarily used to fight wildfires, typically in rural areas. The turbofan-powered aircraft carry up to 12,000 gallons…

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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour

Posted October 23, 2015 by U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Chap. (Capt.) John Schuetze (far left), 99th Air Base Wing Catholic priest, poses for a photo with members of the “Come Be With Us” Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The tour is run by the Air Force Recruiting Service with the purpose of…

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Forecasting missions keeps RPAs in the sky

Posted December 18, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

The 432nd Weather Flight is the largest of its kind in Air Combat Command with 51 personnel who support remotely piloted aircraft operations globally.

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210th RQS brings CSAR to desert for Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Senior Airman Jake Carter 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — This time of year, Alaska is usually blanketed in snow and has temperatures so low that you will want to wear an extra pair of socks. Usually you will see evergreen that are still full of life, the occasional moose or elk walking down the road and can usually…

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Creech spotlights the military child, sacrifice to serve

Posted April 8, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Fulks

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— During April, families can expect to have an eventful month with the spotlight on children in the military. Families can join in on any of the events honoring the themes “Month of the Military Child,” as well as “Child Abuse Awareness Month.” The “Month of the Military Child” recognizes the…

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