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  1. Airmen who don't leave the ground likely coming to Shaw AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... a squadron of them at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. There's another squadron of them at Creech Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas," said Creech, who's also the former mayor of Sumter. Soon, Sumter's Shaw Air Force Base could play host to a ...

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  2. A Brief History of Unmanned AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Air & Space

    ... nighttime mortar attack. It was impressive: Operators on the other side of the world - at Nevada's Creech Air Force Base - used the UAV's cameras to zoom in on the attackers, then fire Hellfire missiles at their location. The mortar attacks abruptly ...

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  3. The Bombing of WaziristanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Air & Space

    Since March 2007, Royal Air Force pilots of 39 Squadron have patrolled Afghanistan from control stations at Creech Air Force Base, near Las Vegas, Nevada. Flying MQ-1 Reaper unmanned combat airplanes, the pilots, along with their allies in the U.S. Air Force 15th Reconnaissance Squadron, have watched Afghan villages, deserts, and ancient mountains scroll across their video screens as they seek and sometimes strike the Taliban, al Qaeda, and other jihadists.

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  4. Face of Defense: Embark Chief Keeps Squadron DeployableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... was responsible for coordinating logistics for the squadron's deployment for a training exercise at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 1 to 14. An embark specialist is trained to prepare equipment and supplies for shipment to facilitate training ...

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  5. Developers Eye Rural Southern Nevada Town for ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | CBS Local

    ... the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. If built, the complex could house some of the workers at nearby Creech Air Force Base, a center for U.S. military drone operations that employs about 3,500 people. Hundreds more people work at one of three ...

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  6. The Drone that Stalked Bin LadenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | Air & Space

    ... by the U.S. Air Force 432nd Wing, which also operates Predators and Reapers. The 432nd, stationed at Creech Air Force Base, northwest of Las Vegas, declined to speak about the Sentinel, and a spokesperson for Lockheed Martin would state only that it ...

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  7. Indian Springs could get rare construction projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Nev., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Brett Le Blanc/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow @bleblancphoto Creech Air Force Base is seen in the distance from Indian Springs, Nev., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. Brett Le Blanc/Las Vegas Review-Journal Follow ...

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  8. U.S. drone pilots defend tactics as Afghans question civilian tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone sits in a hanger at Creech Air Force Base May 19, 2016. The base in Nevada is the hub for the military's unmanned aircraft operations in the United States.

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  9. Contracts For Dec. 20, 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... minor construction work on real property. Work will be performed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; and Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 9, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 12 ...

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  10. The Evolution Of The Combat RPARead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ECNmag

    ... Christopher said. "It was a slow progression to be accepted as a combat platform." During this time Creech Air Force Base in Nevada was known as Indian Springs Auxiliary Airfield, with only three squadrons supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and ...

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  11. AFVSA to implement new RPA childcareRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    When stationed at Creech Air Force Base, service members with small children have a full plate. In addition to supporting a 24/7/365 mission, parents worry about the availability, quality and cost of care their child is receiving.

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  12. MQ-1, MQ-9 Millennials make difference on battlefieldRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Senior Airman Than, a 42nd Attack Squadron MQ-9 sensor operator, flies a simulated training mission Nov. 28, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The position of sensor operator is one of two jobs in the Air Force where enlisted Airmen can employ munitions from an aircraft, the other being an aerial gunner.

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  13. Political uncertainty, loaded gov't promises add to anti-U.S. sentiment in "occupied" OkinawaRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... four crew members narrowly escaped injury when a Marine Corps' Osprey made a "hard landing" near the Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, in the United States. Prior to that, in April 2012, an Osprey crashed in Morocco and killed two Marines and another ...

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  14. Obama Sends Messages to Trump on Terrorism, Drone StrategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Roll Call

    An MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle takes off from Creech Air Force Base. On Tuesday, President Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy, which has relied on the drones.

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  15. U.S. Drones Are Here to StayRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | US News & World Report

    ... Case Cunningham, the commander of the Air Force's 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, a drone unit based at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. "I feel really good about what our airmen are doing on the ground there because they're saving lives from the folks ...

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  16. Nevada: Activists Attempt Citizen's Arrest of Creech AFB CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Democracy Now

    In Nevada, five activists were arrested attempting a citizen's arrest of Creech Air Force Base Commander Colonel Case Cunningham for crimes against humanity on Thursday.

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  17. Air Force releases accident reportRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... Board report released Nov. 2. The remotely-piloted aircraft was forward deployed from the 432nd Wing, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada and operated by a mission control element from the 20th Attack Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. at the time of ...

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  18. 'Nigeria becomes eighth country to use armed drones in combat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Vanguard

    ... The personnel who mistook the travelers for insurgents had been analyzing Predator drone footage from Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, directing a remote-control massacre thousands of miles from the victims. They reported that they could see only ...

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  19. Las Vegas police report details airman's arrest in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Tuesday that Cotton is an active duty cyber transport specialist with the 799th Air Base Squadron at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs. According to Cotton's arrest report, a police detective spoke with Goode's mother, Norma Mosley, and ...

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  20. Solo Play GROUNDED to Tackle Emotional Trauma of Drone PilotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... predatory behavior. In 2010, the US Military became my biggest client. Shortly thereafter, I visited Creech Air Force Base, just outside of Las Vegas, to speak on the issue. This visit coincided with the recent advent of the use of drones in ...

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