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All in a night’s work: MQ-9s maximize airpower downrange

Posted May 26, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As many Americans sleep soundly in their beds, Airmen in attack squadrons across the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., flying the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper from cockpits in the continental U.S. are having decisive effects in the fight against violent extremism.

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64th AGRS: Sharpening sword for combat air forces

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 64th Aggressor Squadron and its pilots have handled the mission of preparing combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews to win any fight, any time, since 1972.

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RPA community reflects on 1-year anniversary of airdrop, aid for thousands

Posted October 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Between August and October 2014, the Remotely Piloted Aircraft community participated in operations which provided aid to Iraqi citizens who were being threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Mount Sinjar, Iraq.

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Creech fire fighters participate in semi-annual MSA exercise

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Carl Lambert (right) helps Kevin Searle, both 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, put a fire hose away after extinguishing a simulated munitions fire at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 24. The simulated munitions fire was part of a munitions storage area exercise to test…

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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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