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  • Scott Air Force Base civic leaders visit the 445th Airlift Wing

    Twenty three civic leaders from the local area of Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and their military escorts from the 375th Airlift Wing and 932nd Airlift Wing, spent the day touring the 445th Airlift Wing and the National Museum of the United States Air Force Sept. 23. Col. Roger Gallet, 445th Operations Group commander and Col. Brad Spacy, 88th Air
  • Team Wright-Patt pays tribute during National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    More than 85 servicemembers representing the 445th Airlift Wing and 88th Air Base Wing participated in a wreath laying ceremony Sept. 18 sponsored by the WPAFB Chiefs Group during the 2009 National POW/MIA Recognition Day next to the Arnold House at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.Major General Edward Mechenbier delivered the remarks
  • Reservist hits the pavement for Air Force Marathon

    When the starter's pistol sounds to begin the 13th Annual Air Force Marathon, September 19, a 445th Airlift Wing reservist, will be among the more than 9,000 racers competing in the event. Master Sgt. Rebecca Spencer, 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron, began her marathon adventure 13 years ago while serving on active duty when she participated in
  • Aerial Port Airmen return from deployment

    Family, friends and co-workers gathered at the Dayton International Airport September 16 for the return of four members of the 445th Airlift Wing's 87th Aerial Port Squadron. The Airmen were greeted with cheers and welcome home signs after returning from a 120-day deployment to Balad Air Base, Iraq. While waiting for their dad's airplane to arrive,
  • WPAFB Active Duty vs. Reserve Softball Challenge

    Reservists from the 445th Airlift Wing participated in the second annual Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Active Duty vs. Reserve Softball Challenge Sep. 12, 2009. The reserve team was hoping for a repeat of last year's victory (29-14), but fell to the active duty team with an 18-8 loss. (Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Caskey)
  • 445th Airlift Wing holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    The 445th Airlift Wing held a short memorial and remembrance service Sept. 11 at the flagpole outside the 445th AW headquarters building. The service was held at 9:43 a.m. to remember and honor those who lost their lives at that precise moment in time eight years ago when the Pentagon was struck by hijacked American Airlines Flight 77. Chaplain
  • 445th Airlift Wing hosts 433rd Airlift Wing reservists

    A taste of Texas swept through the 445th Airlift Wing Maintenance Group Sept. 3 when 43 reservists assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, arrived to set up shop for a two-week stay to support their C-5 Galaxy aircraft that are temporarily flying training missions here while runway repairs are being made at their home
  • Installing new cargo door on 445th Airlift Wing C-5 "tall" order

    Staff Sgt. Thomas Penner, left, and Master Sgt. Richard Gerhardt, both from the 445th Maintenance Squadron structural maintenance shop, work together to trim the door that is being installed on a C-5 Galaxy aircraft before the start of the Labor Day weekend. The C-5 is one of the largest aircraft in the world and the largest airlifter in the Air
  • Sheet metal work helps add life to C-5

    Staff Sgt. Joe Edwards, 445th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment mechanic, drains hydraulic fluid from a 60 ton aircraft jack. Sergeant Edwards identified a cracked weld on the hydraulic tank, which will be repaired here on base.  The 445th Airlift Wing has 10 C-5A model Galaxy aircraft assigned and a work force of approximately 300
  • Hot dogs, peanuts, the 445th Airlift Wing and the Cincinnati Reds

    Two 445th Airlift Wing Airmen were recognized as part of Military Appreciation Day at the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, Aug. 29. Tech. Sgt. Tiffany Watkins and Staff Sgt. Scott Trivett, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, were recognized at the pregame ceremony with several other Airmen from Wright-Patterson AFB who recently