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  • Service, 96th FTS-style

    “Thank you for your service.” How does it feel when you’re in uniform and hear those words? We take those words for granted. It always makes me feel a little awkward. I don’t really know how to reply. Most often, I reply with a simple “thank you” and a half-hearted smile. I know that a “thank you for your service” is not just for me but for the
  • Reservist helps treat PTSD with horses

    There are veterans and active duty members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder every day and one reservist, here, is aiding in their recovery by combining her two passions – helping people and horses.
  • Additive manufacturing highlighted at 910th AW partnership meeting

    Lt. Col. John Boccieri, director of the 910th Airlift Wing Commander’s Action Group, addresses the benefits of the Air Force Community Partnership Program during a meeting at America Makes in Youngstown, June 14, 2018.
  • 413th FTG welcomes new commander

    Col. Christopher M. Zidek assumed command of the 413th Flight Test Group during a ceremony at the Museum of Aviation here June 8.His tenure as commander follows the departure of Col. John R. Nowak, who retired in October 2017. Prior to this assignment, Zidek was the deputy division chief for the Joint Staff’s Violent Extremist Organization Team at
  • First combat airdrop in more than a decade

    A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron departs Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a supply airdrop over an undisclosed location in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Inherent Resolve's Operation Roundup, June 3, 2018. This was the first combat airdrop in almost 14 years for the C-130H squadron
  • Law enforcement officers train 413th FTG Airmen on active shooter response

    More than 80 Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 413th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) gathered for active shooter response training hosted by off-base Georgia law enforcement officers June 2.Police Col. Chris Smith and Specialized Parole Officer Phil Burrell visited the unit and led the presentation that covered the history and prevalence of
  • 22nd Air Force commander visits 910th

    Maj. Gen. Craig L. La Fave, commander of the 22nd Air Force, visited Youngstown Air Reserve Station from June 1 through 3 making his way around the station and receiving briefings from several of the 910th Airlift Wing’s squadrons on how they provide a current, qualified, mission-ready force so the Air Force can fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.
  • Iraqi Air Force provides vital air to Italian pilots

    Editor's note: Senior Master Sgt. Tim Smith is a member of the 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell AFB, Ala., a unit of 22nd Air Force.  The Iraqi Air Force provided an Italian Air Force aircraft with vital liquid oxygen for their pilots at Al Muthana Air Base on May 13.  After relocating the aircraft to northern Iraq last month, the Italian pilots were
  • 340th CPI team finds way to pay members faster

    Show me the money! Thanks to a recent continuous process improvement event held here, the 340th Flying Group Financial Management section will be able to show official travelers their money a little faster. A six-month review of the travel voucher submission\completion processes revealed that 17 percent of vouchers were paid beyond the 30-day 340th