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Col. Matthew Conrad is the 445th Airlift Wing vice commander. Thanks for a great year!
The 445th Airlift Wing has much to be proud of in 2016. Not the least of which is our commitment to continuous improvement which led us to receive no lower than Effective in all Unit Effectiveness Inspection categories! Beyond that, your commitment to accomplishing the mission on a day to day basis is obvious.
0 1/18
2017
(Shutterstock Image) Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
SECAF message honoring MLK
0 1/16
2017
The holiday season brings lots of cheer, spirit and, of course, the holiday celebrations and food. Because of this, it can be easy to get off track with your healthy eating habits. Maintaining healthy habits over the holidays
The holiday season brings lots of cheer, spirit and, of course, the holiday celebrations and food.Because of this, it can be easy to get off track with your healthy eating habits. Many people will just wait until New Year’s Day to focus on their nutrition, but the best thing to do is to start healthy holiday habits now to give you that extra edge
0 12/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo You are the greatest Airman!
The Greatest Airman? Yes, you are! Since the beginning of our service, 1947, the United States Air Force has evolved and adapted just as society has evolved and adapted. From the Korean and Vietnam Wars to the last two decades of combat engagement, it is the Airman, you, who has carried the will of our Nation to the enemy.
0 12/06
2016
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander From the Top
Q: What is your vision to shape the force for the future?A: The Air Force Reserve, along with the rest of the Department of Defense, is entering a challenging and extraordinary time in the history of the United States. We are the smallest and leanest force we’ve ever been, operating day in and day out around the world. We have been challenged with
0 11/28
2016
Commentary:  The holidays are approaching once again, and so the season of gift giving is upon us. Its arrival is marked by barrages of nonsensical advertising and holiday specials on everything from sweatshirts to new cars to payday loans. Spending more on gifts won’t bring more holiday happiness
Commentary: The holidays are approaching once again, and so the season of gift giving is upon us. Its arrival is marked by barrages of nonsensical advertising and holiday specials on everything from sweatshirts to new cars to payday loans.
0 11/21
2016
Default Air Force Logo Thanksgiving food preparation and safety tips
Gobble, gobble, it’s turkey time. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, which usually means a lot of last minute shopping and cooking for holiday meals. However, few people stop to think about the possible illnesses that can occur. Improper storing, cooking, and serving of a turkey dinner can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria, which can cause food-borne illnesses. The two common causes of these illnesses are eating foods that are not thoroughly cooked and improper refrigeration. Cooking foods to proper temperatures and refrigerating leftovers in a timely manner will help stop the growth of disease-causing bacteria, which can lead to possible food poisoning.
0 11/14
2016
Brig. Gen. James “Jimmy” Stewart (Painted right, during tenure as colonel) flew more than 20 combat missions into enemy territory as a command pilot. His missions included bombing raids in Berlin, Brunswick, Bremen, Frankfurt, and Schweinfurt.  By the end of World War II, Stewart had risen to the rank of colonel. He remained in the Air Force Reserve, and eventually became a brigadier general in 1959. In 1968, he retired from the Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, and ultimately, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Painting by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Jimmy Stewart: True American Patriot
Jimmy Stewart once said, “What’s wrong with wanting to fight for your country? Why are people reluctant to use the word patriotism?”
0 11/08
2016
Default Air Force Logo National American Indian Heritage Month 2016
November is National American Indian Heritage month, honoring American Indians and Alaska Natives. This observance recognizes American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States and having served with valor in our nation’s conflicts. The Society of American
0 11/04
2016
Image courtesy of the 837th Cyberspace Operations Squadron. Cyber safety critical in today’s digital world
“Warning, your computer is infected! Our system detected multiple viruses on your device. These viruses may cause critial system failure. Click here to get Guardian virus protection.”Anybody who has surfed the Internet has seen messages like the one above. They are part of scams that make cyber criminals billions of dollars each year. Over the last
0 10/24
2016
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