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  • Developmental education opportunites for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen are selected every year to attend Developmental Education courses boarded through the Reserve School Selection Board (RSSB A&B), Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB), and Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB). The boards are held quarterly over a five-day period at HQ Air Reserve
  • 445th AW C-17 key attraction at Dayton Air Show

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane belonging to the 445th Airlift Wing serves as a backdrop to some of the thousands of spectators waiting for a chance to see the USAF Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds" fly June 23, 2019, at the Vectren Dayton Air Show. The 445th AW is an Air Force Reserve wing stationed at the nearby
  • Around the wing...

    Airmen from the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron carry a “patient” down the ramp of a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III to an awaiting bus during a monthly training exercise here June 1, 2019. This recurring training keeps the Airmen’s skills proficient and keen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joel McCullogh)
  • Air University elective broadens SOS students’ research experience

    A new elective at Squadron Officer School is connecting some of the school’s innovative students with Air University’s vast body of research topics, extensive academic and military networks and expansive repository of information.
  • Around the wing...

    Master Sgt. Siearra Williams, 445th Force Support Squadron NCO in charge of customer support, teaches Airman 1st Class Tyra Davis, customer support assistant, how to use the dog tag machine June 20, 2019. Davis enters a service member’s information that will be engraved into small metal plates. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darrell Sydnor)
  • UPDATE Changes coming to G.I. Bill Transfer of Education Benefits for Guard, Reserve

    *Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Updates were made July 10, 2019*Applicable to: Air National Guard and Air Force ReserveNOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE EXECUTED A TRANSFER OF POST-9/11 GI BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS AND FULFILLED THE REQUIRED SERVICE COMMITMENT. Follow this link to review your current GI
  • Donovan stresses ‘Digital Air Force’s’ importance and necessity

    As outlined in a July white paper, the Digital Air Force initiative encompasses comprehensive changes to how the force gathers, uses and shares data.
  • Summer’s fun, just avoid too much sun

    Summer is here, and that means sunny weather is here to stay. Soaking up the sun is one of the best parts about summer. However, make sure to protect your skin when enjoying the sun-filled days ahead.
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the deputy to the chief of Air Force Reserve and the deputy commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, with the purpose of determining career status for probationary AGR members.
  • 445th Airmen assist with tornado disaster clean-up efforts

    Severe storms and accompanying tornadoes inflicted significant damage across the Miami Valley May 27, 2019. Fifteen confirmed tornadoes, reaching wind speeds of up to 170 mph, touched down throughout the Dayton area. Nearly a dozen Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing living at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and surrounding communities experienced damage to their property.