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  • A reservist who leads the way

    Congratulations to Master Sgt. Mark C. Lyle, 445th Honor Guard Superintendent, for his recognition as Air Reserve Component Honor Guard Manager for 2007 for the second year in a row. Sergeant Lyle was chosen over eleven other ARC managers. In the past year, Sergeant Lyle has also been awarded Air Force Materiel Command Services Senior
  • Wing Chaplain prays in Washington D.C.

    The speaker for the House of Representatives announces, "The house will be in order; the prayer will be led by the guest chaplain, Chaplain Maj. William Dickens, 445th Airlift Wing Chaplain." After being selected as the Reserve Officer Association (ROA) Chaplain of the Year, Chaplain Dickens obtains another high honor, to lead the invocation at the
  • New wing commander is announced

    The Air Force Reserve Command recently announced the new commander for the 445th Airlift Wing, Col. Stephen D. Goeman. Colonel Goeman is the vice commander of the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.  He serves as the senior air reserve technician responsible for 1,300 assigned wing personnel in 20 units employing eight KC-135R
  • Maintenance Group recipient of trophy

    The 445th Maintenance Group, part of the 445th Airlift Wing at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, has been named the 2007 recipient of the Chief Master Sergeant James K. Clouse Maintenance Excellence Trophy. This annual award recognizes the Fourth Air Force subordinate maintenance organization that has achieved the highest standards in safety, mission
  • Let the war games begin

    The 445th Airlift Wing teamed up with the 940th Air Refueling Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., along with the 452nd Air Mobility Wing, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., for an Operational Readiness Inspection at Gulfport Air National Guard Base, Miss., Feb. 3-10. The inspection tests the units' readiness for a deployment and operation during a
  • Son follows in his parents footsteps

    Future Airman Bray Schulte joined a long family history of military service Friday, January 18, 2008, by enlisting in the Air Force Reserve. He will be assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing, working in the Security Forces Squadron. Bray's father, Lt. Col. John Schulte, 910th Mission Support Group Deputy Commander, gave him the Oath of Enlistment at
  • 87th Aerial Port earns award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The 87th Aerial Port Squadron, a squadron within the 445th Airlift Wing, has been chosen recently for the 4th Air Forces' Air Reserve Component Transportation Activity of the Year for 2007. Fourth Air Force will forward the 87 APS package to Air Force Reserve Command where the squadron will compete for the command