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  • 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
  • Fleece wear policy released

    The 98th Air Force Virtual Uniform Board has just released a policy message for wearing the new Air Force sage green fleece as an outer garment for the Airmen Battle Uniform. According to the message, the sage green fleece may only be worn over the ABU top, and is not authorized to be worn solely over a T-shirt, thermal underwear and similar
  • Mass enlistment for 445th Reservists to be held at Ohio State

    New enlistees coming into the Air Force Reserves and current reservists assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing will be standing in front of a crowd of more than 10,000 football fans, the Ohio State football team and the Ohio State University Marching Band to take the Oath of Enlistment during the pre-game Ohio State University vs. Wisconsin "skull
  • LEAD - An Airman's opportunity for education and commission

    Similar to West Point and Annapolis, the Air Force Academy is the Air Force's own four-year military academy that educates and trains young men and women in academics, leadership, military training, character and athletics. Academy graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree and commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. In 1995,
  • Save the date for WPAFB Retiree Appreciation Day

    Military retirees in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky and eastern Indiana may want to highlight Friday, Nov. 13 on their calendars. That's the date of the next Retiree Appreciation Day at the Hope Hotel here. The annual event features guest speakers, free medical screening, refreshments, information booths and door prizes. It's geared for all