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  • 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
  • 445th CES firefighter achieves world champion status

    He is a father, husband, Airman, athlete, and now, a world champion. Competing against 400 individuals from five different countries at the FireFit World Championships, Master Sgt. Sean Sullivan, assistant fire chief of operations, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, was named world champion in the chief’s division.
  • Why I Wear the Uniform

    Putting on my uniform in the morning is not a chore and it will never be. Wearing the uniform of the United States Air Force, whatever it may be at any point in time, will always be a privilege. The uniform isn’t just an outfit, it’s a symbol of freedom, sacrifice, heritage and hope for the future. Being part of the Air Force instills a sense of
  • Senior leaders salute Yellow Ribbon Program

    The Air Force Reserve’s top senior enlisted leader regrets not bringing his wife and daughter to Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program training before he deployed to Southwest Asia in 2013."I missed the boat,” Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White said Sept. 28 at a Yellow Ribbon event in Florida. “I fell into that category where I was too busy, and I did
  • 445th maintainers keep the fleet flying

    The 445th Maintenance Group, which includes the 445th Maintenance and Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons, is tasked with maintaining and supporting the mechanical operations of nine C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing.
  • Cultivate Hope: Air Force dedicated to preventing suicide

    A young Airman struggles to make it through his work day. His head is filled with thoughts of inadequacy. Negativity dominates his thoughts and he soon wonders whether or not he should continue living. In frustration, he slams his desk and walks toward the door.
  • 445th AW children: leaders of tomorrow’s Air Force

    “I started looking at colleges and I remember dad mentioning the (Air Force) Academy when I was younger,” the young cadet said while adjusting her uniform. “I came out to the Academy for the summer seminar program and although I didn't know exactly what I wanted to do, I knew I wanted to do it here.” Cadet 3rd Class Kaura Gornall is currently a junior at the U.S. Air Force Academy, scheduled to graduate in 2021, and is majoring in international studies. Her father, Senior Master Sgt. John Gornall, a medical technician with the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, was happy to be able to complete his annual tour at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs where he could see Kaura in action.
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