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DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del -- Flight Engineer Master Sgt. Jon Winters goes through his checklist at the flight engineer’s panel aboard a C-5 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ted Theopolos) C-5 support for Operation Enduring Freedom continues
Air Force reservists continue their support for Operation Enduring Freedom. On a recent flight to Germany on December 8, the aircrew from the 445th Airlift Wing transported equipment and supplies. This was the 33rd mission to Germany in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since the beginning of the year the wing has transported over 107 million
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2007
DAYTON, Ohio - Senior Airman Paul Humphries from the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, talks with VA resident Wesley Schaffer at their annual Christmas Party.  The Air Force Sergeants Association has been hosting parties such as this one at the VA center for almost 20 years.  This was the 11th year the 445th Airlift Wing has helped with the party. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlie Miller) The most wonderful time of the year with veterans
Singer Andy Williams recorded "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" back in the 60's and it remains one of the most popular Christmas songs today. That famous song and many others were heard at the 13th annual holiday party for the residents and patients of the Veterans Administration Nursing Home on Gettysburg Drive in Dayton on December 8th.
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2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - The 445th Maintenance Squadron's Metal Technology crew is working on a display for the Airman Leadership School.  Machining coolant, a fluid which looks like milk, is designed to to keep the drill bit sharp and free of debris and keep the metal being worked on cool. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Charlie Miller) 
445th Maintenance Squadron Manufactures Intricate Display
One day they're building a huge C-5 Galaxy tire cart holding seven 180 pound tires from scratch, and the next day they're creating a one-of-a-kind display that requires intricate engraving techniques and attention to minute detail. The shift from huge to tiny almost seems like a contradiction but it's all in a day's work for Technical Sergeant
0 12/07
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Reservists from the 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron de-ice a C-5 Galaxy after the first snowfall of the season for the area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ted Theopolos) Maintenance crews take aim at Old Man Winter

0 12/06
2007
A 5th grader from Alton Darby Elementary School in Hilliard, Ohio, examines a helmet belonging to Staff Sgt. Terry Reisinger, chaplain assistant with the 445th Airlift Wing.  Sergeant Reisinger spoke to the 4th and 5th graders at the school on Veteran's Day, Nov. 12, 2007.  Reservist goes to school with a military message
There was a small military invasion that affected about 200 children at Alton Darby Elementary School, Hilliard, Ohio, on Nov. 12. Okay, so it was just Staff Sgt. Terry Reisinger, chaplain's assistant with the 445th Airlift Wing, giving a Veterans Day presentation to 4th and 5th graders, but it was still an invasion of sorts. Seriously though,
0 11/21
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -  A final fire suppression foam test is conducted in the 445th Airlift Wing's new Fuel System Maintenance Hangar Nov. 15, 2007 before the hangar is turned over to the wing.  The Fuels hangar will be the first hangar completed since the 445th aquired the C-5 Galaxy aircraft.  The $65 million construction project accomodates the wing's ten C-5s and includes two new tail-in hangars, the fuels hangar, a new squadron operations building, and other renovations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Randel Cunigan) Fire suppression system releases mountains of foam
A final fire suppression foam test was conducted in the 445th Airlift Wing's new Fuel System Maintenance Hangar Nov. 15, 2007. The test was the last step before the hangar was officially turned over to the wing from the contractors. The fire system can cover 90% of the hangers' floor with foam in a minute. In two and a half, maybe three minutes,
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2007
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) A 445th Airlift Wing C-5 on the ramp at sunrise

0 11/13
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Maj Michael Brandenburg serves reservists during the lunchtime hour at the Pitsenbarger Dining Hall.  Commander's and First Sergeants serve airman at the dining hall during the November and December UTAs to show their appreciation for their service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ken LaRock) 445th Airlift Wing Leaders serve good food to airmen
       Commanders and First Sergeants served up lunch at the Pitsenbarger Dining Facility during the scarlet UTA Nov. 4.        The wing's top brass served up roast turkey, roast beef, baked ham, shrimp cocktail, French Onion Soup and hot sandwiches.        This is something that the wings commanders and first sergeants have traditionally done
0 11/09
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Brig. Gen. Bruce E. Davis, 445th Airlift Wing commander, and Thomas H. Nagel, Mayor of the City of Fairborn, unveil the nose art on the C-5 during a ceremony to dedicate the aircraft "City of Fairborn - First Schoolhouse of Aviation". (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ken LaRock) City of Fairborn flies high on a C-5
In recognition of the City of Fairborn's rich history of supporting the military community at Wright-Patterson and promoting aviation, the 445th Airlift Wing officially dedicated a C-5 Galaxy October 29, 2007. The flightline ceremony was held under a brilliant sky that, fittingly, was crystal clear. With approval from the Vice Chief of Staff of the
0 10/30
2007
Airmen from the 586th, 886th, and 887th Security Forces Squadrons, including Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Spradlin, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, (standing 3rd from left) display the sports equipment which members of the wing collected and sent to them for their enjoyment while deployed down range. (Courtesy photo) Sports Gear Jump Starts Morale
The 445th Public Affairs received an e-mail from Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Spradlin, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, while deployed down range for a need of sports equipment for the troops. The 445th Public Affairs office requested help by publishing their need in the Buckeye Flyer in July. Because of the generosity of the wing members we were able
0 10/18
2007
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