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  • 445 CES conducts CBRN training

    The 445th Civil Engineer Squadron’s emergency management flight conducted chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training June 22 to June 25, 2020 at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • TFSC introduces chat function for the Guard and Reserve

    The Total Force Service center has introduced a new tool for Guard and Reserve members to reach a representative with their personnel-related questions.
  • Commander encourages Airmen to be ready

    On April 3, 2020, Lt Gen Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve, sent a message to reservists updating his intent in combating COVID-19. His #1 priority is “Take care of Americans, Airmen and families.” To that end, we are at a pivotal point where we see a shift and are now calling upon Citizen Airmen to join civilian healthcare professionals, first responders and others to support the national effort for pandemic response.
  • Resource Reminder: Help is always available for Reservists and their families

    In these difficult times, Air Force Reserve leaders remind Reserve Citizen Airmen and their family members that help is always just a phone call or a mouse click away.
  • Load planners perform final checks, balances

    Before any aircraft can take flight, each person and every piece of cargo must be carefully calculated to ensure appropriate weight distribution. Not only is this important for optimum fuel burn, it’s paramount to safety. An unbalanced aircraft with too much weight in the tail end, for example, may drag the ground on the runway.
  • AF3: Guiding Where We Are Going Without Forgetting Who We Are

    Recently approved by Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, the concepts of the Air Force Reserve Future Force Framework, AF3, serve as a guidepost to develop the Air Force Reserve of 2035 and beyond.
  • 89th AS Airmen prepare meals at Dayton's House of Bread

    Ten Airmen from the 89th Airlift Squadron volunteered their time at the House of Bread, located in Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 8 2019. The members prepped food, unloaded products, decorated, organized and also were given the opportunity to meet a lot of people from the community.
  • 445th AMDS Airman saves life through organ donation

    Staff Sgt. Melissa Sherman of the 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron has been a member of the 445th Airlift Wing since December 2012. A few years ago, she received news that her father was in need of a new kidney and she volunteered to donate one. After medical testing, it became apparent that she nor her siblings were an appropriate blood match to be able to help her father.
  • 445th MXG institutes flight characteristics familiarization training

    To build upon the skills and experiences that they utilize on a daily basis, the 445th Maintenance Squadron and the 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron have coordinated with the 445th Operations Support Squadron and implemented a program that not only offers Airmen the opportunity to expand their knowledge but rewards their hard work and dedication.
  • Meeting the Demand: Reserve command makes strides hiring full-time aircraft maintainers

    For years, Air Force Reserve Command has struggled to hire enough Air Reserve Technician aircraft maintainers. However, due to the direct hiring authority to recruit ART maintenance personnel when and where they are needed and ART-focused recruiting efforts, the command continues to make strides in meeting AFRC’s need for full-time maintainers.ARTs
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