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  • 512th ALCF Takes Part in Maple Flag Exercise

    Members of the 512th Airlift Control Flight, Dover Air Force Base, Del. participated in Maple Flag Exercise 42, held at Cold Lake Air Base Alberta, Canada, from 29 May - 14 June. The 512th Contingency Response Element included members from the 439th ALCF from Westover Air Reserve Base Westover, Mass., 94th ALCF Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. and the
  • 22nd AF Welcomes New Command Chief

    Chief Master Sergeant Steven M. Larwood of the 914th Air Wing Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. was named the new Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 22nd Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. Chief Larwood will succeed Chief Master Sergeant James R. Fields who has been the Command Chief for the 22nd since 2006. "It is certainly an honor
  • Decorated combat comm squadron prepares for ORI

    The 55th Combat Communications Squadron completed a three-day operational readiness exercise Wednesday here in preparation for their September operational readiness inspection. Members of the highly decorated combat communication squadron set up communications equipment in a simulated deployed environment to include phone, network, radio and
  • Food to Fight: port dawgs get it done on a full stomach

    As C-130 aircraft began touching down for the 22nd Air Force Aerial Port ROUNDUP, March 13-15, here, the services team was waiting with a hot meal in hand. Close to 180 participants from Reserve aerial port squadrons throughout the 22nd came to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., to compete in the ROUNDUP, which was geared to test the abilities of APS
  • Aerial porters saddle up for ROUNDUP, embrace challenges

    Six Airmen from the Reserve wing here traveled to Atlanta to compete in an aerial port competition, which ran March 13-15 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. During the first 22nd Air Force Aerial Port ROUNDUP, port dawgs from the 38th Aerial Port Squadron vied for the top spot in six events designed to test their efficiency and safety in various
  • Airman puts college on hold to serve, becomes port dawg

    Opening a crate full of uniforms sounds simple, but for one Airman here, it was life-altering. One fall, Eukenya Lewis, an airman first class in the 38th Aerial Port Squadron, was going through some boxes filled with Citadel memorabilia from his time as a student there, when he found a folder lying on top of a pile of uniforms. "I always knew I
  • Aerial porters wrangle experience from ROUNDUP

    Eighteen Reserve aerial port squadrons participated in 22nd Air Force's first aerial port ROUNDUP, March 13-15 here at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. A handful of squadrons have never attended a competition like the ROUNDUP, which was geared to test the capabilities of aerial port Airmen. Among the Reservists participating in the aerial port
  • Aerial port competition wraps up, Minneapolis takes top prize

    The inaugural 22 Air Force Aerial Port ROUNDUP, hosted by Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., wrapped up March 15 after three days of competition pitting 18 aerial port squadrons against each other to find the most proficient unit. Each five-member team competed in six events including engine running on/off load, joint inspection, in-transit visibility,
  • Deployment prepares Citizen Airmen for stateside competition

    Where would a prison guard, a physical trainer and a welder come to compete? Only the 22nd Air Force Aerial Port ROUNDUP at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., would challenge this team of Citizen Airmen. During the weekend of March 13, a handful of reservists from the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron out of Pittsburgh saddled up to compete in the inaugural
  • Port dawg finds solace in university on wheels

    As aerial port troops scramble through obstacles during the 22nd Air Force Aerial Port ROUNDUP at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., Tech. Sgt. James Corbett is a stone in the river. On any given day, Sergeant Corbett juggles the responsibilities of being a single parent, entrepreneur, volunteer for the habitat of humanity, full-time college student