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  • Take charge of your career to ensure success

    We all hope for supervisors that are attuned to our career trajectory and committed to helping us reach our goals, but the reality, according to 445th Command Chief Master Sgt. Peri Rogowski is that "you and only you are responsible for the success or demise of your own career." Whether officer or enlisted, there are several steps you can take to
  • 'Cardboard therapy' helps reservist's spouse

    For the past several years, the Yellow Ribbon Program has held events bringing together servicemembers and their families to gather information that assists them before and after their deployments. A Yellow Ribbon event held in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Jan. 24-26 was another opportunity for participants to share how they cope with their loved ones
  • Fit to fight in the new year

    For many, the new year represents a fresh start, a new beginning to set resolutions, meet challenges, and achieve goals. Improving health is one of the most common objectives nationwide, with losing weight and getting fit both appearing on lists for top American resolutions. For those in the Air Force Reserve, that objective is doubly important;
  • LRS member named Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year

    Master Sgt. Eric Cornett, 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron quality assurance, works a job during the week that very few people could do. As a detective with the Strategic Response Bureau of the Columbus Police Department, Cornett assists in the arrest of elusive wanted persons. He tracks down and brings in people wanted for rape, kidnapping,
  • 445 AMDS reservist competes in Ironman

    Participating in the 2013 Louisville Ironman event with her two siblings August 25 left a memorable impression on Senior Master Sgt. Kelly Janus, 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron superintendent of nursing services. The event came into fruition over a 20-year period of participating in various races and marathons."20 years ago, my two sisters,
  • 445 SFS refreshes skills during field exercise

    Members of the 445th Security Forces Squadron had the chance to practice basic land navigation, patrolling techniques, and vehicle searches during a field exercise at Powell Park Sept. 6-7. Airmen spent the night in tents they constructed on site and disassembled at the end of the exercise.The instructor, Staff Sgt. Adam Miller, 445th SFS fire team
  • Airman wins the war on cancer

    A passenger services superintendent assigned to the 87th Aerial Port Squadron here celebrated a milestone on Aug. 1 that he did not expect, being cancer free."When the lab tech turns around and says, 'Your doctor will get back to you,' that means you've got something," said Senior Master Sgt. John Westermeyer. "Before my last visit, I had
  • 445th Airlift Wing helps with medical maggots experiment

    When one thinks of the military and maggots, "Mail Call," the History Channel show, might come to mind with host Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey leaning into the camera, pointing directly at the viewer and yelling, "Listen up, maggots!" Or perhaps the film, "Gladiator" and a scene that some moviegoers turned their eyes away from when Russell Crowe was
  • 445 AW 2010 Youth of the Year serves as sentinel

    When you visit Washington, D.C., and stop at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns, you might see the first 445th Airlift Wing's Youth of the Year for 2010, Specialist Thomas Ozio. Ozio, son of Chief Master Sgt. Shirley Ozio, 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron superintendent, and Staff Sgt. Daniel Ozio, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • Computer problems? Keep "COMM!"

    Every December, children learn about Santa Claus. They may only believe he works just one day a year, to deliver toys to their homes.But what we don't see - the workers busy making toys all-year-round.According to folklore, elves in Santa's workshop work around the clock to ensure toys will be delivered to children around the world on Christmas