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732nd OSS activates, sets RPA group up for success

Posted February 4, 2019 by

The 732nd Operations Support Squadron activated during an assumption of command ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 23, 2019. The new unit, dubbed the “Archers,” will provide the support required for the MQ-9 Reaper attack squadrons within the 732nd Operations Group to seamlessly execute their persistent attack and reconnaissance missions.

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Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

Posted February 4, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The 414th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic multi-domain training exercise that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a robust, accurate training environment. “We see units arrive at Nellis…

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JSTARS surveillance provides Green Flag eyes in sky

Posted February 1, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

Circling the desert southwest, an E-8C Joint STARS (JSTARS) aircraft provides all-weather radar to track potential threats for Green Flag ground forces Jan. 24 at the U.S. Army National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif.

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‘Lethal’ F-35A heading to Red Flag 19-1

Posted February 1, 2019 by

Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing based at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are bringing the F-35A and ‘increased lethality’ as they take a lead role in Red Flag 19-1 at Nellis AFB, Nev.

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Weapons loaders face off in Load Crew of the Year competition

Posted February 1, 2019 by

An Airman assigned to the 57th Maintenance Group introduces the teams during the 2018 Load Crew of the Year competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on Jan. 18, 2019. Load crew competitions provide weapons loaders throughout the 57th MXG the opportunity to display their weapons loading skills to their peers and superiors.   Airmen…

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MQ-1B Predator accident report released

Posted January 30, 2019 by

Air Force photography by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed Aug. 17, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility while forward-deployed and participating in a combat support mission. At the time of the mishap, the aircraft was being operated by an aircrew from the 432d Air Expeditionary…

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Creech Showcases RPA enterprise to AFCENT leadership

Posted January 23, 2019 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT command chief, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 16, 2019.

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No place to hide: CSAF lauds combat RPA innovation

Posted January 21, 2019 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Creech and met with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15, 2019.

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COMACC: Nellis to shift training to address higher-end adversaries

Posted January 21, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The commander of Air Combat Command spoke about the future of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the Nevada Test and Training Range while hosting the Combat Air Force Weapons and Tactics Conference Jan. 7-18.

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Medal of Honor recipient meets local vets

Posted January 18, 2019 by John Archiquette

When Retired Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry first meets you, he gives you a warm smile and a firm handshake.

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