432nd Wing / 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing
The U.S. Air Force's first Remotely Piloted Aircraft wing, the 432nd WG/432nd AEW, was equipped [as of 2013] with more than 100 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, in its mission to train pilots, sensor operators and other UAS crewmembers, and conduct combat surveillance and attack operations worldwide.
The 432nd Operations Group employs remotely piloted aircraft in 24/7/365 Combat Air Patrols in support of combatant commander needs and deploys combat support forces worldwide. This includes combat command and control, tactics development, intelligence support, weather support, and standardization and evaluation oversight for the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command, Air Forces Central Command, Air Force Material Command, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command, and Royal Air Force remotely piloted aircraft units. The group is also responsible for all air traffic control, airfield management, and weather services for operations at Creech AFB, Nev. The 432nd OG currently oversees global operations of six squadrons: 11th Reconnaissance Squadron, 15th RS, 18th RS, 20th Reconnaissance RS, 42nd Attack Squadron and the 432nd Operations Support Squadron.
The 432nd Maintenance Group ensures that Airmen, MQ-1B and MQ-9 aircraft, ground control stations, Predator Primary Satellite Links, and a global integrated communications network are fully mission capable to support aircrew training, combat operations, operational test and evaluation, and natural disaster support. The 432nd MXG currently oversees three squadrons: 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 432nd Maintenance Squadron and the 432nd Aircraft Communications Maintenance Squadron.
The 732nd Operations Group employs remotely piloted aircraft in theaters across the globe year-round. The group also trains and equips forces to provide special capabilities and develops techniques and procedures with new technology to provide cutting-edge combat support for worldwide operations requiring remotely piloted aircraft. The group is a total-force unit comprised of members from both the Nevada Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves. The 732nd OG oversees global operations of four squadrons: 17th Reconnaissance Squadron, 22nd RS, 30th RS and the 867th RS.
The 926th Group is an Air Force Reserve unit under 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas. The group is located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as an associate unit to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. Through Total Force Integration, reservists are integrated into regular Air Force units, accomplishing the USAFWC and 432nd Wing missions side by side regular Air Force personnel on a daily basis.
The 799th Air Base Group is comprised of three squadrons that enable success through innovative base support and training. The 799th Air Base Squadron provides mission ready Airmen, infrastructure, services and communications support to enable the Creech Air Force Base mission and community success through innovative base support. The 799th Security Forces Squadron provides integrated defense for Creech AFB, which includes physical security, police services, investigations, electronic systems security, resource protection, and military working dogs. The 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron provides advanced combat skills training for deploying security forces members and military working dog teams including advanced weapons, ground combat skills, tactical sensor, antiterrorism/force protection, remotely operated aircraft, emergency medical and chaplain crisis intervention training.
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