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  • 445th CES firefighter achieves world champion status

    He is a father, husband, Airman, athlete, and now, a world champion. Competing against 400 individuals from five different countries at the FireFit World Championships, Master Sgt. Sean Sullivan, assistant fire chief of operations, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, was named world champion in the chief’s division.
  • Why I Wear the Uniform

    Putting on my uniform in the morning is not a chore and it will never be. Wearing the uniform of the United States Air Force, whatever it may be at any point in time, will always be a privilege. The uniform isn’t just an outfit, it’s a symbol of freedom, sacrifice, heritage and hope for the future. Being part of the Air Force instills a sense of
  • Senior leaders salute Yellow Ribbon Program

    The Air Force Reserve’s top senior enlisted leader regrets not bringing his wife and daughter to Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program training before he deployed to Southwest Asia in 2013."I missed the boat,” Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White said Sept. 28 at a Yellow Ribbon event in Florida. “I fell into that category where I was too busy, and I did
  • 445th maintainers keep the fleet flying

    The 445th Maintenance Group, which includes the 445th Maintenance and Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons, is tasked with maintaining and supporting the mechanical operations of nine C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing.
  • Cultivate Hope: Air Force dedicated to preventing suicide

    A young Airman struggles to make it through his work day. His head is filled with thoughts of inadequacy. Negativity dominates his thoughts and he soon wonders whether or not he should continue living. In frustration, he slams his desk and walks toward the door.
  • 445th AW children: leaders of tomorrow’s Air Force

    “I started looking at colleges and I remember dad mentioning the (Air Force) Academy when I was younger,” the young cadet said while adjusting her uniform. “I came out to the Academy for the summer seminar program and although I didn't know exactly what I wanted to do, I knew I wanted to do it here.” Cadet 3rd Class Kaura Gornall is currently a junior at the U.S. Air Force Academy, scheduled to graduate in 2021, and is majoring in international studies. Her father, Senior Master Sgt. John Gornall, a medical technician with the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, was happy to be able to complete his annual tour at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs where he could see Kaura in action.
  • 50th IS Airman involved with Yuba Sutter Veterans Stand Down event

    Staff Sgt. Breona Calvert, 50th Intelligence Squadron, commander’s support staff, not only volunteered for the Yuba Sutter 20th Year Stand Down event August 21-23 2019, she found the event a great learning experience and rewarding. The event was held at the Cotton Rosser Pavillion, Riverfront Park in Marysville, California.
  • 445th MXS emphasizes leadership at every level

    Airmen from the 445th Maintenance Squadron, working to replicate and reinforce the positive impact that the Airman’s Council has on unit effectiveness at the wing level, created their own version of the program at the squadron level. It shares many of the characteristics of the wing’s Airman’s Council and is heavily focused on squadron morale and unit cohesion.
  • 445th LRS completes AT in Germany

    Airmen from the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron had the opportunity to perform their annual tour at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in June, working along with their counterparts from the 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron. Some of the work performed by the Reserve Citizen Airmen included assisting customers at the Traffic Management Office, processing materials and parts used to support missions at other locations and performing vehicle operations duties.
  • 445th SFS provides support to active duty in Germany

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Security Forces Squadron travelled to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany to complete their annual tour June 15-29, 2019. The Airmen not only conducted training but also provided backfill with their counterparts from the 52nd Fighter Wing to ensure mission readiness.
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