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  • Mass enlistment sets bar high for future Airmen

    Recruiters from the 445th Airlift Wing held a mass enlistment ceremony Feb. 24, 2018, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.
  • 9/11 prompts former Marine to serve in AMDS

    On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 Jason Thomas dropped his daughter off at his mother’s home in Hempstead, New York. The former Marine infantry sergeant was adjusting to civilian life after eight years in the Marine Corps when he heard the devastating news of an attack on the World Trade Center. Sergeant Thomas immediately leapt into action. Donning his Marine uniform from the trunk of his car, he went to “ground zero” to see if there was any way he could help in the aftermath.
  • 445 AW March Spotlight Performer

    Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Veness, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron medical technician, is the 445th Airlift Wing March Spotlight Performer.
  • Reservists fill temporary crucial gap in maintenance manpower

    In the movie Sin City (2005), the character Dwight says,"there's nothing like having your friends show up.with lotsa guns." Sometimes, it is even better to have them show up with wrenches.
  • 50 IS supports local career exploration night event

    655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group, 50th Intelligence Squadron Acting Commander Lt. Col. Jason Markiewitz and two Airmen from the 9th Intelligence Squadron brought their technical and military expertise to the Bridge Street School Career Exploration Night event in Yuba City, California, February 20, 2018.
  • March issue of the Buckeye Flyer now available

    The March 2018 issue of the Buckeye Flyer is now available. The official publication of the 445th Airlift Wing includes eight pages of stories, photos and features pertaining to the 445th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command and the U.S. Air Force.
  • AFRC announces Lt. Gen Leo Marquez and Maintenance Effectiveness awards

    Air Force Reserve Command has announced the 2017 Lieutenant General Leo Marquez and Maintenance Effectiveness Awards.
  • DOD Now on Track to Rebuild, Restore Military

    The Bipartisan Budget Act puts the Department of Defense on track to rebuild, restore and modernize the U.S. military, Dana W. White, the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson, said Feb. 22.
  • 655th ISRG deputy commander promoted to colonel

    655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group Commander Col. J.D. McKaye (left) administers the Oath of Office to newly promoted colonel, Col. Joseph T. Marcinek, 655th ISRG deputy commander, during the February 24, 2018 unit training assembly here. Colonel Marcinek is a 1995 graduate of the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs,
  • 71st IS “adopts” local teen battling Crohn’s Disease

    For one young lady from the Dayton area, the term “military” has taken on a special new meaning. Meet Tori, the newest member of the 655th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group’s 71st Intelligence Squadron. Tori, who lives with a severe case of Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the digestive system, recently accepted the squadron’s offer to join their ranks.