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  • 87th Aerial Port Squadron, 145 reservists takes over Hickam AFB air operations

    The 87th Aerial Port Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base deployed 145 Airmen to Hickam AFB, Hawaii and took over port operations for two weeks June 30 to July 14, 2007. Reservists from the 87th APS were responsible for running the Air Terminal Operations Center (ATOC), cargo processing, ramp, fleet, and passenger services, supply
  • Reserve medical team helping hospital on Blackfoot Indian Reservation

    Seventeen Air Force reservists from the 445th Aerospace Medical Squadron left July 7 for Browning, Mont., to train and provide care for Native Americans at the Blackfeet Community Hospital. The mission for the 445 AMDS is part of Air Force Reserve Command's Innovation Readiness Training program, which allows reservists to receive training while
  • Reserve Wing's Humanitarian Missions on Display at Dayton Peace Museum

    For some, seeing a military exhibit at a peace museum might seem out of place, even frightening. But that's not the case at the Dayton International Peace Museum, Dayton, Ohio. The museum is currently featuring a display highlighting the humanitarian work of the U. S. Air Force Reserve 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  And
  • Local reservists to take over aerial port duties at Hickam AFB

    One-hundred and fifty reservists from the Air Force Reserve' s 87th Aerial Port Squadron will take over the aerial port duties at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, for approximately two-weeks for their annual tour training. Seventy-three reservists deployed Saturday to join the rest of the squadron already or on their way there. Reservists left Saturday at
  • Airmen say thank you for veterans' sacrifice

    They slowly emerged from the comfort of their rooms into the early summer heat. Some walked, others came by wheelchair. Their scars were visible; their pride never-ending. The veterans, our heroes, were surrounded by family, friends and caretakers. But on this day, Airmen, both active duty and reserve, from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gathered
  • Airman joins Air Force Reserve after long break in service

    Here's a follow up to the November, 2006 Buckeye Flyer story in which we profiled two wing members returning to military life after 16 plus years as civilians. We found another wing member who had a long break in service and wanted to share his story with you. Senior Airman Gary Wilson, a maintenance systems analyst with the 445th Maintenance
  • Reserve employers get a treat on Armed Forces Day

    About 40 employers of 445th Airlift Wing airmen celebrated Armed Forces Day with a visit to the base and flight in a C-5 Galaxy aircraft on Employer Appreciation Day, May 19, 2007. The employers came from West Virginia, Kentucky, Cincinnati, Dayton, Springfield and other areas to see exactly where their Air Force reservist employees work and what
  • Air Force air evac crews adapt, train onboard mix of planes

    Taking care of patients on an aircraft is not an easy task. What if there are patient emergencies or problems with the aircraft itself? What if it's a plane the aeromedical crew is not familiar with? These questions, and more, were answered during an Air Force Reserve Aeromedical Evacuation Jamboree held here April 28 to 29. Five squadrons and
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