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  • 87 APS Airman works with uncle during AT

    Tech. Sgt. Jaime Mellenkamp performed his annual tour in February with the 87th Aerial Port Squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
  • From four to eight children in three years

    From four to eight children in three years Williams family puts AF core values into action
  • Tattoos & Marijuana: Citizen Airmen should be aware of new Air Force policies

    With the recent implementation of the Air Force’s new tattoo and pre-accession marijuana policies, Citizen Airmen and those interested in becoming Reservists should be aware of the new rules and how to stay in compliance with the regulations.According to the Air Force Policy Memorandum for Appearances and Accession Standards Review, there are now
  • Off they went..!! AF’s women Airmen raised the bar

    March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside by Congress to promote the study, observance and celebration of the role of women in American history. It is fitting, therefore, to recognize that throughout our country’s history, women in uniform, like Gosnell and Martiny, have raised the bar for present and future generations of Airmen by breaking through barriers and forging fresh paths. In doing so, these servicewomen in blue make valuable contributions to mission success, while playing a vital role in the Air Force’s legacy of honor and tradition of valor.
  • PHAP helps Airmen with life stressors

    The Air Force Reserve Psychological Health Advocacy Program, also known as PHAP is a confidential and free AFRC funded contract program. Our focus is to assist all reservists and their families, regardless of deployment status, by connecting them with solution focused resources while providing consistent follow-up contacts to assure progress to ultimate resolution.
  • Half-century legacy: three men reflect on lifetime of military service

    Following more than 50 years of collective service in the 445th Airlift Wing, three Citizen Airmen reflect on their lives and careers in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Senior Master Sgt. Steve Adams, Senior Master Sgt. Paul Wright, and Master Sgt. David Worrell are all members of the 87th Aerial Port Squadron, and retiring this year.
  • Equal opportunity services bridge more than race, gender gaps

    Committed to eliminating social and institutional barriers, the 445th Airlift Wing’s equal opportunity office works tirelessly to foster a healthy, efficient workplace environment for all Airmen.
  • 445th ASTS officer voted top physician by peers

    For the third year in a row, Cincinnati Magazine named Maj. Michael Policastro, officer in-charge of Critical Care Air Transport at the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, as one of the top emergency medicine physicians in Cincinnati, a recognition bestowed upon him thanks to his peers at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Citizen Airmen airlift passengers and cargo worldwide

    Nestled along the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base flightline, the nearly 200 members of the 87th Aerial Port Squadron buzz between multiple buildings to fulfill all the tasks encompassed in their career field. They are cargo builders, passenger services specialists, forklift drivers, hazardous materials handlers, joint inspectors, and pallet pushers. Without “Port Dawgs” and their extensive expertise, all cargo and supplies are permanently grounded.
  • 445th SFS tackles physical fitness

    The digital time clock on the wall chirps out, signaling the end of the round. Citizen Airmen of the 445th Security Forces Squadron exchange high-fives and accomplished grins, sweat dripping from their temples, as they rotate to the next station. Open to anyone, the Sunday morning workouts began during the August unit training assembly and are mandatory for members who score lower than 80 percent on their fitness test.