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Default Air Force Logo Reservists "Can do" attitude get a wheelchair to a handicapped man in Trinidad
It took a lot of work, but thanks to two members of the 445th's 87th Aerial Port Squadron, a young man in Trinidad with cerebral palsy no longer has to be carried everywhere by family members. He now has a wheelchair. Master Sgt. Rob Haye from the APS was one of the catalysts. The sergeant, while talking with his neighbors Tom and Barb Shanahan who
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio - A tow truck pulls a 445th Airlift Wing C-5 Galaxy into the new Fuel System Maintenance Hangar August 15, 2007, to ensure the aircraft fits inside the new hangar appropriately . The hangar is a tail-out, high bay fuel cell maintenance hangar.  It includes two 14 foot tall adjacent spaces for auxiliary functions, which include administrative and supervisory functions, a tool room, and space to house mechanical, electrical, and fire protection equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mary Allen) 445th Airlift Wing conducts fit test for new C-5 Fuel System Maintenance Hangar

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DAYTON, Ohio -- A C-5 Galaxy aircraft from the 445th Airlift Wing from Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio wows spectators at the Vectren Dayton Air Show on July 28 and 29. Air show officials estimated 80,000 were in attendance, which includes paying customers and air show staff. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlie Miller)  Wing shows off C-5 at Dayton Air Show
The young and the old and everyone in between were amazed at the size of the 445th C-5 Galaxy on display at the Vectren Dayton Air Show, July 28-29, 2007 at the Dayton International Airport. They stood outside and inside the huge cargo plane craning their necks to take it all in. With a length of 247 feet, a width of 222 feet and standing 65 feet
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HICKAM, Hawaii - Senior Airman Dustin Weidner and Tech. Sgt. Marshall Palmer, passenger services specialists with the 87th Aerial Port Squadron deployed from Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, load baggage onto a KC-135 using a baggage conveyor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Doug Moore) 87th Aerial Port Squadron, 145 reservists takes over Hickam AFB air operations
The 87th Aerial Port Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base deployed 145 Airmen to Hickam AFB, Hawaii and took over port operations for two weeks June 30 to July 14, 2007. Reservists from the 87th APS were responsible for running the Air Terminal Operations Center (ATOC), cargo processing, ramp, fleet, and passenger services, supply
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Default Air Force Logo Reserve medical team helping hospital on Blackfoot Indian Reservation
Seventeen Air Force reservists from the 445th Aerospace Medical Squadron left July 7 for Browning, Mont., to train and provide care for Native Americans at the Blackfeet Community Hospital. The mission for the 445 AMDS is part of Air Force Reserve Command's Innovation Readiness Training program, which allows reservists to receive training while
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DAYTON, Ohio - 445th Airlift Wing exhibit "Flights for Peace" highlights humanitarian missions the wing has been involved in through the years.  The exhibit can be viewed now through the end of September at the Dayton International Peace Museum, Dayton, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj Ted Theopolos) Reserve Wing's Humanitarian Missions on Display at Dayton Peace Museum
For some, seeing a military exhibit at a peace museum might seem out of place, even frightening. But that's not the case at the Dayton International Peace Museum, Dayton, Ohio. The museum is currently featuring a display highlighting the humanitarian work of the U. S. Air Force Reserve 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  And
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Air Force reservists from the 87th Aerial Port Squadron board a C-17 aircraft June 30 bound for Hickam AFB, Hawaii.  Reservists will take-over the aerial port duties for two-weeks for their annual tour.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Ted Theopolos) Local reservists to take over aerial port duties at Hickam AFB
One-hundred and fifty reservists from the Air Force Reserve' s 87th Aerial Port Squadron will take over the aerial port duties at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, for approximately two-weeks for their annual tour training. Seventy-three reservists deployed Saturday to join the rest of the squadron already or on their way there. Reservists left Saturday at
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Air Force Reserve pilot Lt. Col. David Deluca, from the 89th Airlift Squadron, is interviewed by "FOX and Friends" co-anchor Brian Kilmeade during June 8ths live broadcast from the base.  The C-5 Galaxy aircraft from the 445th Airlift Wing was used for the back drop for the live show. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Doug Moore) "FOX and Friends" visits Wright-Patt

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DAYTON, Ohio -- Chief Master Sergeant Bill Arehart, 445th Security Force Squadron, listens to Army veteran Staff Sergeant George Allen as he talks about storming of the beaches of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Doug Moore) Airmen say thank you for veterans' sacrifice
They slowly emerged from the comfort of their rooms into the early summer heat. Some walked, others came by wheelchair. Their scars were visible; their pride never-ending. The veterans, our heroes, were surrounded by family, friends and caretakers. But on this day, Airmen, both active duty and reserve, from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gathered
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Default Air Force Logo Airman joins Air Force Reserve after long break in service
Here's a follow up to the November, 2006 Buckeye Flyer story in which we profiled two wing members returning to military life after 16 plus years as civilians. We found another wing member who had a long break in service and wanted to share his story with you. Senior Airman Gary Wilson, a maintenance systems analyst with the 445th Maintenance
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