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Col. Scott McLaughlin, 446th Airlift Wing commander, leaves the wing Friday to move onto become the director of staff at 4th Air Force, at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. Rainier Wing is postured for a very positive future
Notes on Col. McLaughlin's time spent with the Rainier Wing.
0 1/05
2018
Finding a work life balance is critical and at the end of the day we all have an identity that extends beyond the uniform that we wear. Airmen need to use caution when using social media to prevent getting sucked into online controversies that could have damaging effects on the credibility of the Air Force and their career. (U.S. Air Force photo Illustration by Master Sgt. Eric Amidon) Knowing the rules before you post: a social media guide for personal accounts
Finding a work life balance is critical and at the end of the day we all have an identity that extends beyond the uniform that we wear. Often we enjoy sharing who we are with friends and family through the use of social media, but how much information is too much and where is the line between personal identity and misrepresentation? While there is
0 12/28
2017
N/a National Suicide Prevention Week
National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 10-16. Our Air Force Reserve mission is to provide combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win. We know our reservists constantly and consistently train to be mission ready -- ensuring their own knowledge, skills and abilities and then combining them with team training to be successful in battle. However, not all battles are fought on the battlefield, and sometimes we keep our battles to ourselves -- a practice that in and of itself, can be part of an individual’s challenge. Why?
0 9/09
2017
446th AW Speakers Bureau graphic. Rainier Wing ramping up speaking engagements
A Speakers Bureau is essentially a roster of volunteers from the wing that Public Affairs can pull from to arrange speaking engagements with community organizations. The Public Affairs office often gets requests from groups interested in learning more about the jobs Rainier Wing Airmen perform.
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2017
Col. Leonard J. Kosinski Time is of the essence for Air Force warfighters
Our squadrons are doing things to make our Air Force better, safer and more efficient at the tactical level.
0 2/14
2017
A line of C-17 Globemaster IIIs on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Your readiness supports JBLM’s base-wide mission
You’re one of the 40,000 service members and 14,000 civilian employees who make Joint Base Lewis-McChord and its important operational missions the unqualified successes they are.
0 1/30
2017
446th Employer Day. Employer Orientation Day Aims to Educate
The 446th Airlift Wing's Employer Day is Saturday, June 3, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Farewell RODEO, Welcome Exercise Mobility Guardian
For many years Air Mobility Command was proud to host the AMC RODEO—an international competition meant to showcase our collective Mobility Air Force skillsets in an atmosphere of friendly rivalry and esprit d ’corps.  RODEO was always a popular event, and did well to further build relationships and international partnerships while motivating units
0 11/21
2016
Brig. Gen. James “Jimmy” Stewart (Painted right, during tenure as colonel) flew more than 20 combat missions into enemy territory as a command pilot. His missions included bombing raids in Berlin, Brunswick, Bremen, Frankfurt, and Schweinfurt.  By the end of World War II, Stewart had risen to the rank of colonel. He remained in the Air Force Reserve, and eventually became a brigadier general in 1959. In 1968, he retired from the Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, and ultimately, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Painting by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Jimmy Stewart: True American Patriot
Jimmy Stewart once said, “What’s wrong with wanting to fight for your country? Why are people reluctant to use the word patriotism?”
0 11/08
2016
Default Air Force Logo No fight should be fought alone, especially loneliness
In my family, Christmas time has always represented happiness, togetherness and caring for one another. In the warm embrace of our loved ones, we treasured what we had in our lives and tried our best to show our compassion for each other by spending time and sharing gifts with one another.
0 10/14
2016
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