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  • 445th maintainers de-ice C-17

    Airmen from the 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron de-ice a C-17 Globemaster III before taking off for a local training mission at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio Jan. 7, 2024. The Airmen spray the entire aircraft with Glycol. The GL-1800 de-icing trucks maneuver carefully around the aircraft

  • 28th IS Airman selected for Air Force-level award

    Master Sgt. Tristan Wentworth, 28th Intelligence Squadron (IS), was selected as the 2022-23 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Awards Program (AFIRSRAP) Reserve Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • 445th Maintenance Squadron mass enlistment

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Maintenance Squadron are sworn in by Lt. Col. Karen Gharst, 445th Maintenance Group deputy commander, during a mass re-enlistment ceremony performed next to a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 7, 2024. The participants’ age and time in varied and all wanted to continue

  • Another successful year in the books

    The members of the 445th Airlift Wing closed out 2023 with many success stories.Reserve Citizen Airmen from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, flew 1,134 sorties for a total of 3,970 flying hours, consisting of 175 missions. The wing transported 5,981 passengers and delivered more than 17.4

  • DOD Releases First Defense Industrial Strategy

    The National Defense Industrial Strategy lays out long-term priorities that will guide DOD actions and resource prioritization with the aim of creating a modern, resilient defense industrial ecosystem.

  • Hazardous weather could affect base reporting, operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Winter weather may impact reporting procedures and operating hours for base personnel. The most accurate weather information for Wright-Patt will be available at and the snow hotline: 937-656-SNOW (7669). If a decision for early release is

  • Fly, Fight and Win: The reserve seeks pilots

    The Air Force Reserve Command has a critical need for pilots – some 300, actually. Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command addresses this need through current pilot affiliations from active duty, as well as by training new pilots.Most of AFRC’s pilot positions are filled by current pilots who are