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  • Air Force photo contest launches July 1

    After a short delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Air Force Photo Contest starts July 1. This year's theme is "We Are Family."
  • The next transition from ABUs to OCPs: What to expect

    The next transition before the final uniform change from the Airman Battle Uniform to the newly regulated Operation Camouflage Pattern combat uniform will be effective June 1, 2020, for all Airmen.
  • Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day not only marks the transition from Spring to Summer, but it is a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country.It is a time-honored practice in our great Nation marked by celebrations, remembrance ceremonies, parades, picnics and family gatherings across the country.This year’s celebrations will look different in
  • Month of the Military Caregiver: Hidden Heroes

    May is recognized as the Department of Defense’s Month of the Military Caregiver. This time is used to honor, commend, and show appreciation for those that care for wounded, ill and injured service members. The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) has a Caregiver Support and Family Program to assist caretakers in multiple ways,
  • Major promotions announced

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center officials announced May 15, 2020 results for the Calendar Year 2020 Air Force Reserve Line and Non Line Major Promotion Selection Boards. The boards selected more than 800 Citizen Airmen for promotion.
  • 445th AW commander offers Citizen Airmen options for June UTA

    I wanted to reach out and share the 445th Airlift Wing leadership team’s plan concerning our June unit training assembly. Our first priority is the welfare and safety of our Airmen, their families, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the local populace. With that in mind, Wright-Patterson AFB still remains at a Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCONC) which currently does not support a return to normal operations.
  • Mental Health Awareness Month: Resiliency, wellness

    The goal of the Wellness and Resiliency Program is to help ensure there is a resilient community being built and maintained throughout all areas of a wounded warrior’s life to include their physical, spiritual, mental and social fitness. During COVID-19, the team assists warriors, caregivers and staff cope with the mental stresses a pandemic can cause.
  • 445th AW honors its own nurses during Nurses Appreciation Week

    Master Sgt. Mary Fessner-Tarjanyi, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron unit training manager, is a registered nurse, lactation consultant at Wilson Health, Sidney, Ohio. Tech. Sgt. Christian Terrill, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron wing medical standards manager, is a registered nurse, medical surgery and post operation nurse at Miami Valley Hospital.
  • International Nurses day: Appreciation for my Mom, nurses everywhere

    Each year on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale – founder of modern nursing, the world observes International Nurses Day to mark the contributions nurses make to society. The theme for 2020 is ‘Nursing the World to Health’ and with everything going on, I can’t think of a better, all-encompassing motto for what nurses everywhere are currently enduring and accomplishing.
  • Virtual re-enlistment ceremonies the new norm for 445th Airmen

    As the men and women of the 445th Airlift Wing adjust to a new normal, social distancing has affected the way every day events are implemented. Such is the case of re-enlistment ceremonies.