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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Maryland Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve sponsored a one-day bosslift to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; bringing 41 employers and committee members to the 445th AIrlift Wing May 20.  The group received a 445th AW mission briefing and spent the afternoon at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

The purpose of a bosslift is to let employers see first-hand what reservists and guardsmen do when they are called away from their jobs for a military assignment.  The bosslift is primarily funded by the National ESGR Committee, and airlift support comes from reserve and air guard units. (Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Amanda Duncan) Maryland bosslift brings employers to the 445th Airlift Wing

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO - Tech. Sgt. James Highland, 445th Mission Support Flight, adjusts his protective mask while listening to instructions during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Convential Weapons (CBRNE) training class during the mission support flight’s Warrior Week May 11-15. During Warrior Week, the flight also completed fitness training and computer based/ancillary training. (Air Force photo/Stacy Vaughn) Mission support flight Warrior Week ends on a high note
Airmen assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing Mission Support Flight put on their warrior faces May 11 to 15 as part of an initiative to come together for one week to complete required and new training requirements. Senior Master Sgt. Kathy Barnes put together the schedule of events for Warrior Week with her co-worker, Master Sgt. Mark Mollohan, both
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Tech. Sgt. Anna Tracy, 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron, sits in one of the pace cars driven in the 93rd  Indianapolis 500 May 24.  Sergeant Tracy along with more than 1,200 active duty, Guard and Reserve members and their guests from all branches of the Armed Forces took part in the pre-race activities before the start of the race. (Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ken LaRock) 445th Airlift Wing reservists part of Indy 500 activities
More than 30 Airmen from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, including 15 from the 445th Airlift Wing, participated in pre-race activities for the 93rd Indianapolis 500 May 24. More than 1,200 active duty, Guard and Reserve members and their guests from all branches of the Armed Forces took part in the military appreciation day event. The Indiana Air
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO - Tech. Sgt. James Highland, 445th Mission Support Flight, adjusts his protective mask while listening to instructions during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Convential Weapons (CBRNE) training class during the mission support flight’s Warrior Week May 11-15. During Warrior Week, the flight also completed fitness training and computer based/ancillary training. (Air Force photo/Stacy Vaughn) 445th Mission Support Flight involved in Warrior Week

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Stephen Goeman, 445th Airlift Wing commander, stands with Greg Holler of Cargill, the employer of Tech. Sgt. John Altevers, Jr., 445th Civil Engineer Squadron.  Mr. Holler and Mr. Bo Wyenandt, Advanced Transportation Systems, Inc., received the Above and Beyond Award, and represented 30 companies recognized during the luncheon of more than 1,200 submitted for Patriot Awards.  The agencies were recognized for providing medical benefits, making up the difference in salary; sending care packages; and providing support for the deployed member's family. (Air Force photo/Maj. Cynthia Harris) Employers recognized at ESGR luncheon

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 89th Airlift Squadron hosted a 5K run in memory of Lt. Col. Dan Witt, who was assigned to the squadron.  Plaques were awarded to the first place winners in the men, women and children categories. (Air Force photo/Stacy Vaughn) Memorial events honor late reservist
Family, friends and co-workers came together May 8 and 9 to honor Lt. Col. Dan Witt, 89th Airlift Squadron, who passed away last year. The squadron hosted a memorial 5K run and a golf outing in conjunction with an open house to honor Colonel Witt. The 89 AS also held an auditorium dedication ceremony with the unveiling by his children of a shadow
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Master Sgt. Charles Anderson, 445th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, shown here in the 2008 Air Force Marathon, recently completed the 2009 Boston Marathon, placing 5,494 out of more than 25,000 runners.
445th Maintenance Group reservist completes Boston Marathon
Run with Master Sgt. Charles Anderson and he may leave you in the dust. That's because Sergeant Anderson, career advisor for the 445th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group, has a passion for running. He finished the 2009 Boston Marathon, April 20. "Running in the Boston Marathon was a thrill. This was the first time that I participated in it and now I'm
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Master Sgt. Larry Stulz, 445th Airlift Wing Ground Safety Office, enjoys a peaceful day of kayaking around the Cincinnati Red's Great American Ball Park.  Sergeant Stulz volunteered to write the safety program for the 8th Annual Ohio River Way Paddlefest taking place June 26 and 27. (Courtesy photo) Reservist builds safety program for Ohio River Way Paddlefest
Thousands of paddlers enjoying the natural and urban beauty of the Ohio River during the 8th Annual Ohio River Way Paddlefest June 26 and 27 will do so under new safety measures built and implemented by a reservist assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing. Master Sgt. Larry Stultz, 445th Airlift Wing Ground Safety Office, volunteered to write the safety
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(Left to right) Staff Sgt. Sonny Hernandez, of the 445th Security Forces Squadron, located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Tech. Sgt. Sam A. Ruiz, of the 119th Wing Security Forces Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard and Kavuma Richard with KBR Service Contracting from Uganda, Africa take a moment to pose for a picture after competing in a 5K race in Iraq.  The three individuals are planning to compete in the Fargo Marathon on May 9th from Iraq.  445th Airlift Wing deployed reservist runs in marathon from Iraq
It started as a promise to a dear friend and pledge to his parents that resulted in something even more spectacular. A Happy Hooligan, currently serving in Iraq found that as he tried to dedicate his efforts to the flood victims in the Red River Valley, the graciousness of the local community and his military family has given him even greater
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2009
Default Air Force Logo Air Force leaders name next top enlisted leader
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley have announced the Airman selected to be the service's next enlisted leader. Chief Master Sergeant James A. Roy will become the 16th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force during an appointment ceremony on June 30, 2009, which will
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