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  • AFRC commander sends holiday wishes

    As we enter the holiday season and prepare for the new year, I want to thank you, your families and your employers for the many sacrifices made this year for our great nation.The holidays provide all of us an opportunity to thank our friends and families for their support throughout the year. To the men and women who are able to celebrate the
  • Photo essay: 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron trains hard

    Members of the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron are ready to fill the need when events like natural disasters, war or routine medical transportation by air is required. AES crews consist of five people, two nurses and three medical technicians. The crew carries with them the necessary equipment to turn any cargo aircraft in the Air Force
  • Scholarships available for spouses

    National Military Family Association officials are accepting scholarship applications from military spouses, and the deadline is Jan. 31.The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship program awards up to $1,000 to military spouses to obtain professional certification or to attend post secondary or graduate school. The program consists of a
  • RAP allows daughter to visit parents assigned to the 445th AW

    Thanks to a special recruiter's program, an Airman was able to spend some quality time with her parents, both Air Reserve Technicians assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing, before heading overseas to her first assignment; Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom.Airman First Class Katie Gonzales participated in the Recruiter Assistance Program. RAP
  • 445th AW announces annual award winners

    The 445th Airlift Wing announced the winners of the Airman of the Year, Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, and the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year.Senior Airman Matthew McDonald has been selected as the Airman of the Year. He is assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing Judge Advocate office. Airman McDonald created a paperless file
  • 445th AW announces 4th quarter award winners

    The 445th Airlift Wing has announced the Airman, Non-Commisioned Officer and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer 4th Quarter Award winners. Senior Airman Ashley Hacker is the Airman of the Quarter. She is assigned to the 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Airman Hacker is noted for passing a quality assurance inspection with no deficiencies. Her
  • New physical fitness standards effective July 1, biannual testing begins Jan. 1

    Maintaining peak combat readiness begins and ends with healthy, motivated and well-trained Airmen.On Nov. 19, the Air Force's deputy chief of staff for manpower and personnel announced the new Air Force fitness standards will officially begin July 1, 2010.Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III said the service's top leaders sought feedback from commanders
  • Photo essay: 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron trains across the pond

    Approximately 60 individuals from the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron performed their annual training at Mildenhall July 11-25. (U. S. Air Force photo/Maj. Jose A. Cardenas) View the slideshow.
  • Air Force releases guidance for wear of PTU

    The Air Force has released guidance this month for wear of the physical training uniform, replacing previous guidance in Air Force Instruction36-2903. According to the message released from Air Force A1 and signed by Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III, deputy chief of staff for Manpower and Personnel, effective immediately, individual items making up
  • Stop loss Airmen eligible for compensation

    Current and former Reservists and Guardsmen who were involuntarily extended on active duty beyond an approved separation or retirement date as a result of Stop Loss may be eligible for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay compensation. The 2009 War Supplemental Appropriation Act set aside $534.4 million to compensate Airmen and members of the Reserve