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  • 445th MSG receives new commander

    Col. Raymond A. Smith Jr., 445th Airlift Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Donald Wren as he assumes command of the 445th Mission Support group Jan. 5, 2020. The 445th MSG consists of five squadron that support the wing’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Angela Jackson)
  • Air Force Aid Society launches new enhancements to its mobile budget app

    The initial version of the AFAS Budget Builder App was launched in 2018 and was created primarily as a budgeting tool to help Airmen and their families improve how they save and budget their money each month. Prior to the Budget Builder App, AFAS provided paper check registers to Airmen and other service members to manually track monthly expense activity.
  • MilTax: Military OneSource offers free tax prep

    MilTax kicks off on Military OneSource Jan. 22, offering electronic filing via do-it-yourself software and personalized support from a tax consultant.
  • Air Force beta-tests adaptive learning platform in basic military training

    Air Education and Training Command’s emphasis on the use of technology to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training took another step forward here with the issuance of personal tablets to two in-processing flights at Basic Military Training.
  • Reservist how-to guide for transferring Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) you must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13. NOTE: Airmen must have a minimum of 6 years of service and no more than 16 years (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) effective
  • Keeping the mission going

    Senior Airman Larry Depasquale and Staff Sgt. Jarred Steel, aircraft structural technicians with the 445th Maintenance Squadron’s fabrication section, prepare to repair the mesh layer of a C-17 Globemaster III tail component. The mesh layer dissipates lightning on flight control surfaces and prevents damage to the body of the aircraft and the
  • 445th Airlift Wing announces 4th quarter CY 19 award winners

    The 445th Airlift Wing is proud to announce the following Airmen as the fourth quarter CY 19 award winners.
  • Optimizing performance, safety through sleep and fatigue management

    When it comes to the Air Force, fatigue is characterized as "the state of tiredness associated with long hours of work, prolonged periods without sleep, physiologic stressors of the flight environment or the requirement to work at times that are out of sync with the body's circadian, or biological rhythms.
  • 445th AW January Spotlight Performer

    Staff Sgt. Nicole L Patterson, 445th Force Support Squadron wing training/education counselor, is the 445th Airlift Wing January 2020 Spotlight Performer.
  • 445th Airlift Wing receives new commander

    The 445th Airlift Wing held an assumption of command ceremony here as Col. Raymond Smith, Jr., took command of the wing during a ceremony Jan. 4, 2020. Brig. Gen. Robert Blake, mobilization assistant to the director of current operations, deputy chief of staff for operations, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C., presided over the ceremony.