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  • Local Air Force reserve squadron earns award

    Medical personnel from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron can pin on another ribbon. The squadron was one of seventeen in the Air Force Reserve Command to earn the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for 2007. AFRC located at Robbins AFB, Ga., recently announced the award. The 445 AES trains to provide inflight medical care aboard the C-130
  • Tipping the scales for the 445th Airlift Wing's heaviest move

    The 445th Airlift Wing aircrew took off on a C-5 aircraft for a first time heavy duty cargo mission to transport the Advance SEAL Delivery System (ASDS), a type of Navy submarine, Dec. 11. "This will be the most interesting thing I have ever hauled, it's usually pallets," Capt. Adam Fink, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot said. The mission is to fly into
  • C-5 support for Operation Enduring Freedom continues

    Air Force reservists continue their support for Operation Enduring Freedom. On a recent flight to Germany on December 8, the aircrew from the 445th Airlift Wing transported equipment and supplies. This was the 33rd mission to Germany in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since the beginning of the year the wing has transported over 107 million
  • The most wonderful time of the year with veterans

    Singer Andy Williams recorded "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" back in the 60's and it remains one of the most popular Christmas songs today. That famous song and many others were heard at the 13th annual holiday party for the residents and patients of the Veterans Administration Nursing Home on Gettysburg Drive in Dayton on December 8th.
  • 445th Maintenance Squadron Manufactures Intricate Display

    One day they're building a huge C-5 Galaxy tire cart holding seven 180 pound tires from scratch, and the next day they're creating a one-of-a-kind display that requires intricate engraving techniques and attention to minute detail. The shift from huge to tiny almost seems like a contradiction but it's all in a day's work for Technical Sergeant
  • Reservist goes to school with a military message

    There was a small military invasion that affected about 200 children at Alton Darby Elementary School, Hilliard, Ohio, on Nov. 12. Okay, so it was just Staff Sgt. Terry Reisinger, chaplain's assistant with the 445th Airlift Wing, giving a Veterans Day presentation to 4th and 5th graders, but it was still an invasion of sorts. Seriously though,