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  • 2020 Profiles in Leadership dedication

    Airmen at the Pentagon head a dedication ceremony for this year's Profiles in Leadership for the Air Force Reserve Birthday April 16, 2021. Profiles in Leadership highlights exceptional Reserve Citizen Airmen each year.
  • DAF continues implementation efforts for CUI

    Department of the Air Force personnel were already well versed with the necessity of protecting mission-critical unclassified information, but the release of the DoDI brought about additional responsibilities, procedures and dissemination controls that warranted the development of new approaches to safeguard CUI.
  • 445th C-17 participates in Thunder Over Louisville

    A 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III performs an aerial demonstration over Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky., April 17, 2021, as part of the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The annual event featured more than 20 military and civilian air craft this year. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)
  • Wing announces 2020 annual award winners

    Leadership from the 445th Airlift Wing gathered at Hangar 4026, April 10, 2021 to honor the wing’s annual award winners. This year’s event was much different from the crowd of 500 that usually graces the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, however, the event highlighted the accomplishes to the small crowd in attendance and those watching virtually via Facebook Live. Thirty nominees were recognized at ceremony. Col. Raymond Smith, 445th AW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Williams, presented medallions to nominees and a trophy to the winners.
  • Avoiding Burnout

    The COVID-19 pandemic may make you feel like you’re just waiting – life on hold – feeling frustrated that there’s no end in sight. Pandemic fatigue is a very real feeling of exhaustion as a result of COVID-19’s impact on our lives – from financial stress, to loneliness, to the fears of getting sick. All of these play into the fatigue many of us are feeling and how we are reacting as a result. Continual exposure to this unrelenting stress can cause us to burnout.
  • Keeping the C-17 mission ready

    Senior Airman Nicholas Wright, 445th Maintenance Squadron metals technologist, uses software and measuring tools to digitally recreate and produce physical products. The software he is using, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), allows him to create an accurate three dimensional blueprint which can then be crafted by automated manufacturing machines.
  • Second IG Disparity Review Survey coming

    Beginning April 9, the Department of the Air Force will be seeking feedback through a survey for the second ongoing Inspector General Independent Disparity Review.
  • Wing Reserve Citizen Airman wins AFRC paralegal award

    Tech. Sgt. Misty Mayes, 445th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate General law office manager, won the Air Force Reserve Command Outstanding Air Reserve Component NCO Paralegal of the Year award. The announcement was made March 5, 2021.
  • U.S. Air Force Rolls Out New Mission Statement

    PENTAGON, Virginia – The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … Airpower anytime, anywhere. This change emphasizes the primary competitive advantage and capabilities that Airpower provides to the nation and joint operations. The ability to fight and win with Airpower is key to facing emerging competitors and near-peer adversaries, according to service leaders.
  • 445 AW April Spotlight Performer

    Senior Airman Mariah Harris, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron customer support staff administration journeyman, is the 445th Airlift Wing April Spotlight Performer.