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  • TSA Precheck open to military, DOD civilians

    Service members are trusted to defend the nation, surely they can be trusted when boarding a plane.
  • Wing announces 3rd quarter CY18 award winners

    The 445th Airlift Wing is proud to announce the third quarter CY18 award winners.
  • Service Members Civil Relief Act explained

    Many benefits exist to assist service members during their time in service, but a large segment of the military population remains ill-informed concerning some of the most important tools out there. The Service Members Civil Relief Act, passed by congress in 2003, builds upon previous acts that were established to support service members and their families.
  • Reservists have until Dec. 31 to opt into Blended Retirement System

    Reserve Citizen Airmen eligible to opt in to the Blended Retirement System have unitl Dec. 31 to make the election in myPay.
  • Detective Stories from the Feather Identification Lab

    The Smithsonian Institution Feather Identification Lab uses a variety of methods to identify more than 9,000 samples each year from civil and military sources. The result of their work adds to an ever-expanding database, which benefits not only aviation safety, but biologists, airfield managers, researchers and engineers designing more bird resistant aircraft systems.
  • 445th MXS change of command

    Col. Jay Smeltzer, 445th Maintenance Group commander, passes the guidon to the incoming 445th Maintenance Squadron commander, Maj. Randolph Gantt, during the 445th MXS change of command ceremony Oct. 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Patrick O'Reilly)
  • 445 AW hosts Dayton public schools outreach event

    More than 55 students from Meadowdale High School visited the 445th Airlift Wing Oct. 18, 2018 as part of the Dayton public schools outreach initiative.
  • Diamond Sharp Award

    Master Sgt. Angela Hayden, 14th Intelligence Squadron first sergeant, presents the August 2018 Diamond Sharp Award to Senior Airman Steven Bonner, 14th IS, during the October 2018 unit training assembly. The award is for exemplary performance, adherence to the Air Force Core Values, attitude, appearance and ability. (Courtesy photo)
  • Political Do's and Don'ts

    As elections approach, it is important to remember that as a military member you are encouraged and expected to be responsible and politically conscious citizens. However, your active participation in political activities is not without limitations. Federal law and Air Force Instruction 51-902 prohibit or limit some political activities in order to maintain good order and discipline and to avoid the appearance of improper DoD endorsements in political affairs.
  • The Cube: New Reserve initiative designed to help command meet manning challenges

    Air Force Reserve Command just fielded a new weapon in its ongoing effort to positively impact recruiting, readiness and retention. It’s called the Cube, and it brings together many of the key players in the Reserve’s quest to meet its manning challenges.