The 432d Wing is a United States Air Force unit stationed at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The wing's mission is to conduct intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and precision strike operations in support of overseas contingency operations.
The 432d Wing was activated on March 23, 2007, and became the first unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) wing in the Air Force. The wing is responsible for operating and maintaining the MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, and RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
The wing is organized into six groups, each with specific responsibilities. The Operations Group plans and executes intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and strike missions. The Maintenance Group is responsible for all maintenance of the wing's aircraft and equipment. The Mission Support Group provides all support services necessary to sustain the wing's personnel and equipment. The Medical Group provides medical care to wing personnel. The 432d Aircraft Communications Maintenance Squadron provides communications maintenance support for the MQ-1 and MQ-9 aircraft. The 799th Air Base Group provides support services for Creech Air Force Base.
The 432d Wing has played a critical role in overseas contingency operations, providing support to combatant commanders around the world. The wing has flown more than 400,000 hours in support of combat operations, with its pilots and sensor operators providing critical intelligence to commanders on the ground.
Overall, the 432d Wing is a vital component of the Air Force's ISR and precision strike capabilities, and it plays a critical role in defending the United States and its allies.