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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Members of the 87th Aerial Port Squadron pose for a photo during a recent deployment. (Courtesy photo) Job well done: Wing Airmen continue to make positive global impact, impression
Not a week goes by without receiving a phone call, an e-mail, or just an old fashioned letter detailing the exploits of our 445th Airmen. Time and time again our Airmen make lasting contributions to our nation.The quoted text below is from the Balad commander and was addressed to Chief MasterSgt. Jacqueline Larrison of our 87th Aerial Port
0 6/08
2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Lt. Col. Donald Wren is the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander. "I do solemnly swear..."
"I do solemnly swear"...every American joining the noble work of defending our Nation began their careers by doing one seemingly simple thing...solemnly swearing to an oath of office. The military oath for officers and enlisted is more than a simple recitation of words. It is a commitment. Through understanding our history, we can better comprehend
0 4/27
2011
Default Air Force Logo What our reserve force brings to the fight
As commander of the 315th Airlift Wing here I sometimes wonder how many people actually know what we, in the Air Force Reserve, bring to the fight. We wear the same uniform, we use the same equipment, we maintain the same training requirements and we proudly serve side-by-side on deployments, in times of war and during humanitarian emergencies. We
0 4/21
2011
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Chief Master Sgt. Peri Rogowski, 445th Airlift Wing Command Chief, provides insight and things that Airmen should focus their efforts on regarding promotion. (courtesy photo) Enlisted DTs; Break the code and success can be yours
Enlisted development teams are alive in Air Force Reserve Command, and I've received a lot of questions regarding what it's really all about. EDTs focus on how we can get rid of the entitlement or the "I'm next in line" perception and focus on individual accomplishments and the whole person concept in order to be recognized, vetted for special
0 3/21
2011
Default Air Force Logo The supervisor's role in success
An organization's culture is the combination of the tangible and intangible factors that determine the long-term success of a unit. Examples of these factors include communication, respect, pride, performance and perhaps, most importantly, morale. Excellent morale can ensure unit cohesiveness and superior performance through the most difficult
0 1/26
2011
Default Air Force Logo Holidays and the blues: Overcoming past and present holiday stresses
"It's the most wonderful time of the year" isn't just a familiar line of a classic Christmas song. Instead, the phrase resonates with our culture because November and December offer times of splendor and recollection unlike any other time. Things like trips to grandmother's house for Thanksgiving, early morning shopping trips the next day to find
0 12/22
2010
Default Air Force Logo 445th Wing commander sends holiday greetings
As this year comes to a close, I would like to personally thank the more than 2,000 Airmen and civilians of the 445th Airlift Wing for your unprecedented performance in the year we just completed. The non-stop pace of 2010 was one for the history books. The superb accomplishments of this wing are due to one and only one thing; you're never ending
0 12/09
2010
Default Air Force Logo Yellow Ribbon Program provides deployment assistance
Many of you have attended a Yellow Ribbon event as part of your pre- and post-deployment activities. These events are intended to provide your families with sufficient information on available services, provide referrals to these services as appropriate, and sustain the proactive outreach opportunities to assist you throughout the deployment cycle.
0 12/03
2010
Default Air Force Logo Commander sends holiday greetings
As we celebrate this holiday season and prepare for the challenges of 2011, I want to thank you for serving our nation as Citizen Airmen.You have stepped up to meet every tasking given to you. You airlifted much needed aid to disaster victims, deployed to Afghanistan, helped usher in a new era in Iraq or supported other contingency operations
0 12/01
2010
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Duty limiting conditions may affect your career
Air Force Reserve Command recently enacted a medical "rule" for reservists which could adversely affect you career. The new rule states that if any Airman has a duty limiting condition (including fitness testing limitations) for any specific diagnosis, for a cumulative total of 365 days in his Air Force career (including active duty), that
0 6/29
2010
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