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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Air Force Reserve recruiters along with Col. Mary Henderhan, commander of the 445th Mission Support Group (left) stands with 32 new recruits and enlistees for the 445th Airlift Wing in front of the early year’s exhibit inside the National Museum of the United States Air Force.  Colonel Henderhan did a mass enlistment for the recruiters October 13 to start the new fiscal year 2008 enlistment drive.  This was one of many events to highlight the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command's 60th Anniversary.  (U.S. Air Force photo/SrA Ken LaRock) New wing recruits sworn in

0 10/14
2007
Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Columbus, Ohio -- Air Force Thunderbirds aerobatic team fly by the tail of a C-5 Galaxy aircraft from the 445th Airlift Wing from Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio during the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends air show Friday, September 28, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ted Theopolos) Air Force Heritage Week

0 9/28
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Master Sgt. James Foy, 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, trains with national park rangers to increase his rapelling skills. The 445th ASTS partners with our country's national parks to provide support for the park's EMT services. (Courtesy photo) National Parks provide challenging environments for wing EMTs
Spending two weeks at either Grand Teton, Yellowstone or Grand Canyon National Parks sounds like a wonderful chance to relax and experience some of the most beautiful areas of the United States. Well, maybe. Depends on why you are there. Capt. Stacy Flint of the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron sends Emergency Medical Technicians from her
0 9/26
2007
PATRICK AFB, Fla. - Col. Colleen Ryan, 88th Air Base Wing Commander, talks with Wright-Patterson AFB Civic Leader Michael Beamish at the Patrick AFB, Fla. Marina.  The 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing hosted the civic leaders on a C-5 Galaxy flight to Patrick AFB, Fla. to enhance community awareness of the total force mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Laura Darden)    Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio Civic Leaders tour Patrick AFB, Fla.

0 9/24
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The flagpole is surrounded by names of Ohio military members who are still unaccounted for from the Vietnam War. The names are rubbings from the Vietnam Wall Memorial in Washington D.C. The color backing represents the service each member belongs to - Green for Army; red for Marine Corps; blue for Air Force and dark blue for the Navy. The desert boots and helmet are for Sgt. Matt Maupin from Ohio who is still missing from Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ted Theopolos) POW/MIA Day

0 9/21
2007
Reservists from the 445th Airlift Wing gather together September 11, 2007, to remember the men, women, and children who lost their lives on that September day six years ago.  445th Command Chief Aaron Mouser highlighted a former reservist with the wing, Maj. Leroy Homer, who was aboard United Flight 93 which crashed in the fields of Pennsylvania.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Mary Allen) Remembering that September day

0 9/11
2007
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - Reservists from the 89th Airlift Squadron, left to right, Bryant Fox, Matt Pfeifer, and Blake LeMaster unload boxes into the new C-5 Squadron Operations Facility Sept. 6, 2007. The new building will support squadron operations; this includes aircrew, life support, intelligence, training, and office space.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Mary Allen)      Reservists move into new C-5 Squadron Operations Facility

0 9/06
2007
VOLK FIELD, Wis. - 445th Airlift Wing Security Forces subdue an airman in a scenario for OPERATION READINESS SAFEGUARD at Volk Field, Wis.  The wing participated in the exercise to prepare for their upcoming Operation Readiness Inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlie Miller) 445th Airlift Wing participates in OPERATION READINESS SAFEGUARD

0 8/30
2007
Fast action by maintainers and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base firefighters limited a fuel spill beneath this 445th Airlift Wing C-5A Galaxy on August 22.  A malfunction during the off-loading of fuel resulted in a spill of about 50 gallons that was contained and cleaned up. (Laura Darden/U.S. Air Force) Reserve maintainers respond quickly to C-5 fuel spill
Fast response by maintenance crews during the off-loading jet fuel from a base C-5A Galaxy averted a major fuel spill here today, officials said. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base firefighters responded to the 445th Airlift Wing parking ramp about 1:10 p.m. when a malfunction during the off-loading of fuel into an adjacent fuel truck resulted in a
0 8/23
2007
WASHINTONG D.C. - WWII veterans meet in front of the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C.  The group is part of an Honor Flight that flys WWII veterans to Washington D.C. so they can see the memorial in person.  Alan Jones (left), and Elmer Willett (right), meet with former Senator Bob Dole in front of the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Charlie Miller) Reservist accompanies WWII veterans on Honor Flight
My fourteen-year-old son has this habit of parading around our home saying loudly and slowly "I am dying." You get used to it. And yet, somewhere deep inside, you know it's true but you don't want to think about it. For WWII veterans my son's epigram is serious business. They are dying at a rate of 1200 a day. Recently, I had the distinct honor of
0 8/23
2007
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