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  • 445th AGE Airmen lead the ‘charge’

    Aerospace ground equipment Airmen support flight operations by supplying and operating equipment that provides electrical power, hydraulic pressure, and air pressure to the wing’s nine C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. These individuals also create maintenance schedules, plan diagnostics, complete equipment repairs, and document maintenance activities.
  • 445th Airlift Wing May Spotlight Performer

    Staff Sgt. Amanda McMillan, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, is the 445th Airlift Wing May 2021 Spotlight Performer.
  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise aeromedical teams and global patient movement

    U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise.
  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise

    445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue their participation in the 2021 U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, that began April 26, 2021 here. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. The exercise simulates bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced care centers known as Federal Coordinating Centers (FCC). FCCs were used to treat Aeromedical Evacuation patients during Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
  • May Buckeye Flyer now available

    The May 2021 issue of the Buckeye Flyer is now available. The official publication of the 445th Airlift Wing includes eight pages of stories, photos and features pertaining to the 445th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command and the U.S. Air Force.
  • USTRANSCOM exercises aeromedical teams, global patient movement

    U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26, 2021. Exercise Ultimate Caduceus is an annual patient movement exercise designed to test the ability of USTRANSCOM to provide medical evacuation in a contested environment. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. The exercise simulates bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced care centers known as Federal Coordinating Centers (FCC). FCCs were used to treat Aeromedical Evacuation patients during Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
  • 63 IS officer supports COVID response

    A new officer assigned to the 63rd Intelligence Squadron is already going above and beyond! Since February 2021, 2nd Lt. Santia Jackson, 63rd Intelligence Squadron, has been on Military Personnel Appropriation (MPA) man-days assisting the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Office of the Surgeon General COVID-19 response at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.
  • 445th C-17 participates in Thunder Over Louisville

    A 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III performs an aerial demonstration over Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky., April 17, 2021, as part of the Thunder Over Louisville air show. The annual event featured more than 20 military and civilian air craft this year. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer)
  • Wing announces 2020 annual award winners

    Leadership from the 445th Airlift Wing gathered at Hangar 4026, April 10, 2021 to honor the wing’s annual award winners. This year’s event was much different from the crowd of 500 that usually graces the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, however, the event highlighted the accomplishes to the small crowd in attendance and those watching virtually via Facebook Live. Thirty nominees were recognized at ceremony. Col. Raymond Smith, 445th AW commander and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Williams, presented medallions to nominees and a trophy to the winners.
  • Keeping the C-17 mission ready

    Senior Airman Nicholas Wright, 445th Maintenance Squadron metals technologist, uses software and measuring tools to digitally recreate and produce physical products. The software he is using, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), allows him to create an accurate three dimensional blueprint which can then be crafted by automated manufacturing machines.
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