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  • The Force behind the 908th Force Support Squadron

    Within the complexities of the Air Force, there exists a group of unsung heroes. They are there from the start to end of an Airman’s journey. The Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 908th Force Support Squadron shoulder the weight of overseeing three crucial areas: sustainment, communication and

  • 908th FSS feeds readiness through training

    Airmen from the 908th Force Support Squadron assembled a Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen and then cooked and served a meal to other squadron and 908th Airlift Wing members April 10, 2024, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Assembling, cooking, and serving food via the SPEK was just one part of

  • Inside the 908th: Flight Nurses – Saving Lives Miles High

    When severely injured, wounded or sick service members require transportation via airlift, medical care can’t stop mid-flight. As senior members of aeromedical evacuation teams, it’s the responsibility of U.S. Air Force flight nurses, Air Force specialty code 46N0F, to provide life-saving emergency

  • 908th gets new commander as new mission gets closer

    The 908th Airlift Wing, Alabama’s only Air Force Reserve Command Wing, held a change of command ceremony Saturday Sept. 9, 2023, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.22nd Air Force Commanding General, Melissa A. Coburn, was the presiding official for the ceremony, which saw the wing say farewell to

  • I am The 908th: Tech. Sgt. Blayze Franklin

    Tech. Sgt. Blayze Franklin has been an Aircraft Hydraulics Mechanic Air Reserve Technician with the 908th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron for the past six years. However, in preparation for the 908th Airlift Wing’s incoming MH-139A Grey Wolf Helicopter flight training mission, he will be converting to

  • 908th Security Forces Squadron partakes in specialized skills training

    During the March Unit Training Assembly, members of the 908th Security Forces Squadron conducted various training drills to achieve their yearly training goals. It's important they not only learn to react, but understand how to plan a mission, identify their objectives, and ensure they have the

  • 25th Aerial Port Squadron is Ready Now!

    The 908th Airlift Wing’s 25th Aerial Port Squadron has been creating new ways to train their Airmen over the past year. From procuring equipment to entire aircraft, 25 APS is busy ensuring their Airmen have the tools necessary for the training and development to stay mission ready.

  • 908th Airlift Wing maintainer honored for heroism

    The morning of Wednesday, 4 November, 2022, started off a little earlier, and slightly unusual for Senior Master Sgt. Rory Lapres, 908th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight chief. His wife, who works from home, woke up earlier than usual and made him a cup of coffee, which he normally does