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  • Dobbins chief reaches 10,000 flight hours

    Chief Master Sgt. Terry Studstill, 700th Airlift Squadron flight engineer superintendent, completed 10,000 flight hours this past weekend on a C-130H3 Hercules bound for Key West, Florida.
  • Base color guard presents colors for Air Force band

    The U.S. Air Force Heritage Band of America performed a concert at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2019.
  • Loadmaster first Reservist to complete USAF Weapons School Advanced Instructor Course

    Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Parker, 815th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, returned this week after completing the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Advanced Instructor Course as the first Reserve Citizen Airman to be selected for the school and as the distinguished graduate.
  • New 403rd Wing Chaplain

    Before Maj. Bitrus Cobongs became the new 403rd Wing Chaplain, he was a young student from Nigeria attending the Dallas Theological Seminary. His ambition had been to return to Africa to teach, but the events of Sept.11, 2001 led him to join the U.S. military. “That’s how the chaplaincy came to me,” Cobongs said. “I knew violence in Nigeria
  • NOAA, NHC visit 53rd WRS Hurricane Hunters

    From the outside looking in, hurricane forecasts seem fairly simplistic. On any given local weather station, they show either a spaghetti model or a more conical shaped model predicting a storm’s path and intensity. There might be a high or low pressure system animated into the graphic as well indicating why meteorologists suspect the projected
  • 934th Airmen enlist at TCF Bank Stadium

    Col. James Wall, 934th Airlift Wing vice commander, officiated an enlistment and reenlistment at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., November 9, 2019. From left to right, Chris Streit, Ashley Erdman, Master Sgt. Glen Kramlinger, Zachary Glas and Alyssa Snyder took the oath of enlistment before the Minnesota Golden Gopher football team played Penn State.
  • C-130 weed killer

    How does the Air Force kill weeds to make fire breaks in hazardous areas of the Utah Test and Training Range? It uses a C-130 assigned to the U.S. Air Force Reserve 757th Airlift Squadron stationed at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio.
  • 920th Wing Commander Selected for New Assignment

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, announced on Nov. 5, 2019, that Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing commander, has been selected to serve as the Vice Commander for 22nd Air Force at Dobbins Air Force Base, Georgia.Colonel Matthews has been the commander of the 920th Rescue Wing since Dec. 2016 and is a 1990 graduate of the
  • MTI offers preview to 403rd Wing trainees; opportunity for reservists

    Members of the 403rd Wing Development and Training Flight received a small dose of what is to come at Basic Military Training when Master Sgt. Robert Elliot, a military training instructor recruiter for the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint-Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas, visited trainees here during the Nov. 2-3 unit training assembly. In addition to stirring a little post-Halloween, pre-BMT fright, Elliot was here on a larger mission: share information with Reserve Citizen Airmen about MTI opportunities.
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