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  • COVID protocols create new normal for 445th AES

    Members of the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a monthly training exercise during the January 9 and 10, 2021 unit training assembly with COVID-19 protocols in place. The virus has altered the way AES Airmen have to interact with each other and it’s been a challenge for the Airmen but it hasn’t stopped them from completing the tasks they need to stay mission ready.
  • 445th Airman improves DOD e-health records system

    A 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Airman received a Pentagon-level award after his paper, published in Military Medicine in September 2020, was deemed of great value to the Department of the Army. Capt. Edward (Bill) W. Woody II, officer in charge of the commander’s inspection program, 445th ASTS, works in a civilian capacity as a management support specialist in the 165th Infantry Brigade at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He was the 2020 recipient of the Nick Hoge Award, presented to only one civilian employee Army-wide each year. His paper was judged based on factors like originality, quality of writing, scope of the research, timeliness and relevance.
  • Wright-Patt Honor Guard part of Yeager memorial service

    Four Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing who are members of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard had the opportunity of a life time when they performed honor guard duties for the “Celebration of Life” service for Brig. Gen. (ret.) Chuck Yeager at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston, West Virginia, Jan. 15, 2021. Yeager was an Air Force flying ace and test pilot who in 1947, became the first in history confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight.
  • 445th Airlift Wing February Spotlight Performer

    Staff Sgt. Mariah Magtoto, 445th Force Support Squadron career development supervisor, is the 445th Airlift Wing February 2021 Spotlight Performer.
  • New kid on the block

    445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Reserve Citizen Airmen Tech. Sgt. Jeremie Jamito trains new electrician, Amn. Jenna Gassawaysteere on opening and closing the doors of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Jan. 14, 2021. Gassawaysteere was also taught hot to egress the jet in case of an emergency.
  • February Buckeye Flyer now available

    The February 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.
  • 38th IS looks ahead to the future

    As 2021 brings on the start of a new year, Airmen from the 38th Intelligence Squadron (IS) are planning for the future. With the many challenges this last year has provided, unique thinking and problem solving have been absolutely necessary.
  • 445th SFS mission, more than just law enforcement

    On any given unit training assembly, the Defenders of the 445th Security Forces Squadron might be spotted behind the steering wheel of a patrol car on the flight line, manning one of the installation gates, or instructing a Combat Arms Rifle/Pistol course. But behind the scenes, they are also training for field operations, whether those occur overseas in a deployed setting or stateside on a temporary duty assignment.
  • 445th AMXS key to mission success

    The 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and maintenance elements within the wing are tasked with supporting and maintaining the mechanical operation of the nine C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 445th Airlift Wing.
  • 87 APS Airmen wins AFRC Honor Guard award

    Staff Sgt. Shane Ellis, 87th Aerial Port Squadron, won the 2019 Air Force Reserve Command’s Base Honor Guard Member of the Year.