Creech Air Force Base Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Drone Warfare Gets Its Close-Up in "Eye in the Sky"Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... (Aaron Paul) and Carrie Gershon (Phoebe Fox) form the core team of U.S. Air Force drone operators at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada as they control the "eye in the sky" - an MQ-9 Reaper drone that represents one of the workhorses for the U.S. ...

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  2. Masked for MaintenanceRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    An Air Force structural maintenance journeyman puts on a mask before sanding a panel for an MQ-1 Predator on Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 18, 2016. The airman is assigned to the 432nd Maintenance Squadron.

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  3. The Q-1 Predator Became A History-Changing Deadly Missile Slinger 15 Years Ago TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... ecome the home of the USAF's unmanned aircraft program in the years to come , and under a new name-the Creech Air Force Base. The U.S. Air Force and the CIA's famed but incredibly shy RQ-170 Sentinel has been caught on camera a

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  4. jennifer_rubinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft is parked in an aircraft shelter last year at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nev. Sen. Marco Rubio , seeking to make lemonade out of lemons, is going back to his debate argument, which was essentially correct .

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  5. Defense chief drops in at Nellis in time for Red Flag exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... airmen in August, is a stop on a swing through military installations in Western states. Nellis and Creech Air Force Base, a hub for remotely piloted aircraft operations at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, have a combined economic ...

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  6. Duke panel looks at drone warRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft takes off on a training mission in May 2013 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. If the U.S. public isn't asking many questions about the government's use of drones in the Middle East, it's quite possible that it's because they don't trust the people who are, a Duke law professor says.

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  7. Air Force's 1st female fighter pilot achieves another 1st at NellisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... do without the exceptional support from the greater Las Vegas community," Silveria said. Nellis and Creech Air Force Base, a hub for remotely piloted aircraft operations at Indian Springs, 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, have a combined economic ...

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  8. U.S. Drone That Went Down in Iran Was High-Tech Intel Tool, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | The Atlantic

    ... have been grounded. They number less than 10 and are piloted by the 30th Reconnaissance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. The drones are thought to be equipped with self-destruct capabilities in the event that they lose contact with their ...

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  9. Taking flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    ... by the unblinking eye of a camera. A weird kind of desert kinship is established between The Pilot at Creech Air Force Base, her Afghani targets, and her husband, the gambling predator - who works at the pyramid-shaped Luxor Hotel in Vegas, to ...

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  10. 75th Anniversary Of Nellis Air Force Base, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... targets for the gunners. They also did aerial training at Indian Springs, at the site of what is now Creech Air Force Base. The gunnery school had other effects. The influx of people associated with the base meant that not everybody could live ...

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  11. Roger That: Get ready for the next generation of Air Force dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft takes off on a training mission, May 13, 2013, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The Air Force announced Tuesday that it will offer $125,000 bonuses to drone pilots as a retention incentive.

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  12. The Pentagon's most advanced drone keeps falling out of the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to its drone pilots, who have long complained of overwork. The crash of an MQ-9 Reaper drone near Creech Air Force Base in Nevada on Dec. 11, 2014. The investigation determined the cause of the accident to be pilot error during a training flight. ...

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  13. More U.S. military drones are crashing than ever as new problems emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The crash of an MQ-9 Reaper drone near Creech Air Force Base in Nevada on Dec. 11, 2014. The investigation determined the cause of the accident to be pilot error during a training flight. ...

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  14. From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Airmen performing remotely piloted aircraft operations are dedicated to achieving the maximum impact on the battlefield have partnered with Air Force joint terminal attack controllers , Air Force tactical air control party and sister service controllers to conduct and accomplish close-air-support missions. RPAs assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and other locations around the world continue to be the number one most requested capability from combatant commanders around the world on a 24/7 basis.

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  15. Ground Zero in the Robot Air WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... engagement," Col. James Cluff, commander of the 432nd Wing, America's main drone unit, located at Creech Air Force Base just north of Las Vegas, told The Daily Beast in June. The Pentagon realized it had no choice but to double down on drone ops, ...

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  16. From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    Airmen performing remotely piloted aircraft operations are dedicated to achieving the maximum impact on the battlefield have partnered with Air Force joint terminal attack controllers , Air Force tactical air control party and sister service controllers to conduct and accomplish close-air-support missions. RPAs assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and other locations around the world continue to be the number one most requested capability from combatant commanders around the world on a 24/7 basis.

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  17. Grandma Drone Protester Remanded to Jail for 6 MonthsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Common Dreams

    ... kill civilians, including children. On the National Day of Action, drone resisters were arrested at Creech Air Force Base (Nevada), Beale AFB (California), and Volk AFB (Wisconsin), and Ramstein AFB, Germany and in Pakistan, all a part of the ...

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  18. Demand for drone missions behind Air Force push to double number of pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... like base housing and a commissary, for example, Davis said. Many of the missions now operate from Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, a remote location that requires pilots and other drone operators to take a roughly hour-long bus ride to and from ...

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  19. Dummy Hellfire missile mistakenly shipped to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... as he perform a pre-flight check on an MQ-1B Predator unmanned aircraft system (UAS) April 16, 2009 at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada. WASHINGTON -- A dummy U.S. Hellfire missile was mistakenly shipped from Europe to Cuba in 2014, ...

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  20. Valley residents' achievements, Jan. 7, 2016 - PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The Nellis Support Team and Las Vegas Country Club recently hosted a closed event with 100-plus family members of deployed Nellis and Creech Air Force Base Airmen. New toys and gift cards were donated to the children of the Nellis/Creech Airmen.

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