Staff Sgts. Robert Gibson and Joshua Sweetman, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, put out an aircraft structural fire during live-fire training, Sept. 9, 2022 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Eight members of the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services teamed up with the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department for a live-fire training exercise, Sept. 9, 2022.



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  • Development and training flights come together at Wright-Patt

    Development and Training Flights from the 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana and Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, came together at the 445th Airlift Wing for the June 3 unit training assembly and integrated their flights.

  • L.E.A.D.

    Col. Nathan T. Day, 445th Airlift Wing vice commander,talks about leading change and culture during the445th AW’s Leadership Symposium, or L.E.A.D. (learn, equip, affect, develop), at the Wright-Patterson Club onWright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, March 9, 2023.About 30 people attended the

  • 445th CES conducts field training exercise

    Airmen from the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron erect a small scale tent city to simulate operations in a bare-base environment during a field training exercise at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Warfighter Training Center, Sept. 8, 2022.

  • Prior service maintainers share leadership, time management skills

    One of the most important aspects of service that makes Airmen formidable and allows the Air Force to excel is experience. Every Airman’s journey is unique and there are many who began their military service in other branches of the armed forces. Many leadership skills translate well from other