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  • 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.
  • Travel Made Easy: Reservist plays critical role in new MWR discount travel website

    Discounted rates on airline flights, hotels, car rentals, cruises and event tickets are now available online for all current and retired Reserve Citizen Airmen and their eligible family members.
  • Fit to fight: redesigning aircrew flight equipment for females

    Over 60 female aviators from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy gathered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis to have their measurements taken. Across all of the U.S. military branches, flight equipment is in the process of being redesigned to find a better fit for females.
  • 445th CES: Illuminating, electrifying Air Force mission

    Civil engineers distribute electricity to everything across Wright-Patterson Air Force base that requires it, including houses, water processing facilities, and recreational facilities on base like the fitness center and movie theater.
  • 87 APS participates in Port Dawg Challenge

    Like other 445th Airlift Wing units, the 87th Aerial Port Squadron must ensure its members meet rigorous job-related training requirements. The training task lists can be daunting, so squadron leadership created a semi-annual, all-hands event known as “The Port Dawg Challenge.”
  • Terrorist attack diverted, former 445th Airman’s ultimate sacrifice

    Many Americans remember Sept. 11 as the day time stopped. Most can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when the horrific news footage began rolling across TV screens nationwide. In less than one hour’s time, 19 terrorists overtook four flights during an unprecedented attack on American soil. The first two flights struck the World Trade Center, killing nearly 3,000 people and injuring 6,000 more. The third flight struck the Pentagon, killing more than 100 people. A fourth flight, United 93, never reached its intended target.
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