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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  • Buckeye Tigers visit 445th Airlift Wing

    Approximately 40 young members of Buckeye Tigers visited the 445th Airlift Wing July 10, 2024. During their visit, the group toured a 445th AW C-17 Globemaster III, received a briefing by an Air Force recruiter about career fields offered in the Air Force and what it’s like to serve in the military.

  • Get to know your new wing commander

    Recently, the 445th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office sat down with the new commander, Col. Douglas A. Perry Jr., to get to know him and learn where he wants to take the wing.

  • Prepare your emergency action plan

    Do you have an emergency plan? What will you, your coworkers or family do in case of an emergency fire, tornado, active shooter or other emergency scenario? Planning will help you each to know how to be prepared, stay safe and contact each other in case of an emergency.While at WorkIn case of fire –

  • Wright-Patt Honor Guard member teaches 445 AW future leaders

    Tech. Sgt. Dustin Seelig, 87th Aerial Port Squadron joint inspection supervisor and a member of the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard, teaches members of the 445th Airlift Wing Development and Training Flight how to present the Colors during the June 2, 2024 unit training assembly. (U.S.

  • 445th AW Wellness Fair

    Shanna King, left, 445th Force Support Squadron Military and Family Readiness director, speaks to 445th Airlift Wing Airmen about available programs and services during the Annual 445th Wellness Fair at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 2, 2024. The wellness fair featured information

  • National Minority Mental Health Month

    July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and was established in 2008 to raise awareness about the unique mental health challenges faced by racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S.

  • 4th Air Force commander visits 445th Airlift Wing

    In addition to presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross and other medals, coinings, and presiding over the assumption of command last month, Maj. Gen. D. Scott Durham, 4th Air Force commander, and his wife Jennifer visited several units and functions of the wing to include medical, civil engineer,