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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - A 445th Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy makes a big statement at every airshow it attends.  Crowds enjoy the walk through from nose to tail! (U.S. Air Force photo) C-5 is always a crowd pleaser at the Dayton Airshow
The 445th Airlift Wing's massive C-5 will be the center of attention at the Dayton Airshow. The C-5 is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory and is always a crowd pleaser as people can enter at the nose and walk through the aircraft and exit at the tail. In addition to the C-5 static display, the 445th Airlift Wing is scheduled for a C-5
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2008
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - A 445th Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy makes a big statement at every airshow it attends.  Crowds enjoy the walk through from nose to tail! (U.S. Air Force photo) C-5 is always a crowd pleaser at the Dayton Airshow

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2008
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Col. Roger Gallet, 445th Operations Group commander, passes the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron guidon to incoming commander, Lt. Col. Linda Stokes-Crowe July 12, 2008. Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron First Sergeant, Master Sgt. James Felton, assists during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Martin Moleski) Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron welcomes new commander
Lt. Col. Linda Stokes-Crowe assumed command of the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES) July 12 in a ceremony presided by Col. Roger Gallet, commander, 445th Operations Group. Colonel Stokes-Crowe assumes command from interim commander, Lt. Col. Catherine Siebert, who has served as commander following the relinquishing of command from Col.
0 7/15
2008
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Master Sgt. Larry Unger, 89th Airlift Squadron, demonstrates a winch on one of the 445th Airlift Wing's  C-5 Galaxys during a tour for a group of children from Operation Purple Summer Camp.  

In 2004, the Operation Purple® Summer Camp Program was created as a way to help military children struggling with having a parent deployed.  Due to the success of the camp program, it expanded and has hosted more than 10,000 military children who have or will experience deployment.  In 2008, there will be 100 weeks of camp held in 62 locations in 37 states and territories. 

These free, week-long, overnight camps are open to all military children. The program aims to help military kids experience carefree fun while also learning coping skills to deal with war-related stress and fostering relationships with others who know what they are going through. (U.S. Air Force photo/Laura Darden)


Operation Purple Summer Campers tour a C-5 Galaxy

0 7/09
2008
First Annual Air Force Sergeants Association Active Duty vs. Reserve Softball Challenge will be held Saturday, July 12, 2008 at Dodger Field. First Annual Active Duty vs. Reserve Softball Challenge
The Air Force Sergeants Association is sponsoring the first annual Team Wright Patterson Active Duty verses Reserves Softball Challenge on the evening of July 12 in the Kitty Hawk area at Dodger Field (next to the dormitories) at 1800. The local Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter will be providing refreshments. The goal is for this to become
0 7/09
2008
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Mattheus and Kiersten Schrawyer greet Sesame Street's Elmo during a July picnic social at one of the campsites at Lake Ogawara. The social was held for members of the support group for parents with children with special needs. (Courtesy photo) 'Sesame Street' to visit Wright-Patterson AFB
Beloved "Sesame Street" characters like Elmo and Grover will visit more than 40 military installations this year to entertain families with a free one-hour show.  Mark you calendars early, the show will perform at Wright-Patterson AFB on October 23-24.The production, sponsored by United Service Organizations, travels across the country with the
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2008
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Capt. Mike Bennett, 89th Airlift Squadron speaks to Junior ROTC students during a recent tour of a 445th Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy.  Approximately 130 JROTC students were participating in a leadership camp in the Dayton area and included a tour of Wright-Patterson AFB and the C-5 as part of their camp week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Laura Darden) JROTC students tour C-5

0 6/27
2008
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - A C-5 Galaxy sits on the 445th Airlift Wing's West Ramp as the sun rises in the background. (U.S. Air Force photo(color enhanced) / TSgt Charlie Miller) C-5 to perform flyover at Freedom's Call Tattoo
The 445th Airlift Wing's C-5 is one of the many aircraft scheduled to perform a flyover during the Freedom's Call Tattoo Friday, June 27.   The Air Force Materiel Command Tattoo is an adaptation of a time-honored military tradition, featuring ceremonial musical performances by the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight, military aircraft flyovers, airpower
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2008
Lt. Col Herb Loyd, now a member of the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, is pictured stepping onto an F-4 at the start of his Vietnam tour in 1969.  He was assigned as an F-4 weapons systems operator. (Courtesy photo) Past experience contributes to the future
Lt Col (Dr.) Herb Loyd, a member of the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron was focused on helping fight the War on Terror in a different way than most flight surgeons when he re-joined the Air Force Reserve in 2003. Since then, he has been working with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) on developing new ways to transport patients on board
0 6/25
2008
From left to right, Lieutenant General Jimmy Sherrard (ret), Major General Bob Duignan, Commander, Fourth Air Force, Colonel Stephen Goeman, and Command Chief Master Sergeant Aaron Mouser with the 445th Airlift Wing from Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, along with Fourth Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Patricia Thornton, with the 2007 Raincross Trophy Award presented at the 10th Annual Raincross Trophy Dinner held at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California, on June 11, 2008.(USAF photo by Senior Master Sergeant Kim Allain)(released) 445th Airlift Wing is in first place in 4th Air Force eyes
Members of the 445th Airlift Wing can carry bragging rights as the best wing in 4th Air Force after the wing was awarded the Raincross Trophy, June 11. The announcement was made at a dinner, the culmination of the Fourth Air Force Commander's Conference held at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. The Raincross Trophy honors the work of the Airman under
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2008
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