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446th Airlift Wing
446th Airlift Wing
Rainier Medic provides peak medical training
Rainier Medic is a joint training event that allows reserve units from all over the U.S. to use real world assets to improve and refine medical skills.
Mobile Marketing Platform: AFRC rolls out new tool in its recruiting arsenal
Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service has a new weapon in its recruiting arsenal with the 2018 launch of interactive mobile marketing platforms, to be featured at air shows and other AFRC recruiting event.
Youth aviation event sparks new energy
A pilot with the 313th Airlift Squadron, experienced “both sides of his professional careers melting together” when he landed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for the 10th annual Alaska Airlines Aviation Day on May 5, 2018.
62nd, 446th Airlift Wings support science
In conjunction with the 446th Airlift Wing, the 62nd Operations Group kicked off the 2017-2018 season of Operation DEEP FREEZE (ODF), a mission offering unparalleled Department of Defense support to the National Science Foundation (NSF)-managed U.S. Antarctic Program, with operations that began in late September.According to the NSF website,
Heroic cop joins Rainier Wing
Before he signed up to become a member of the 446th Security Forces Squadron in April, Staff Sgt. Daniel Aguirre, 446th SFS fire team leader, was serving as an officer in the Seattle Police Department where he still serves today. During the course of his duty as a police officer earlier this year in January, Aguirre and his partner became involved in the pursuit of an armed robber that would ultimately result in their award of the highest distinction the SPD has to offer: the Medal of Honor.
Family Readiness pays it forward
The 446th Airlift ‘Rainier’ Wing Family and Airman Readiness is gearing up for the holiday season and is in the highly capable hands of a new director. As the new Family and Airman Readiness director, Jill Marconi brings an extra special toolbox of skills to enhance the quality of life for military and families here. With the holiday season
Quest to score 100
More than ever, physical fitness is a focal point for Airman readiness across the U.S. Air Force. One Airman from the ‘Rainier”Wing’ in particular is making it his personal mission to help as many Reserve Citizen Airmen as possible improve their physical fitness.
Training before boot camp
The 446th Airlift Wing’s Development and Training Flight on Joint Base Lewis-McChord plays an integral role in shaping the future of the Air Force.
A calm in the storm
Colonel Cheryl Knight, commander of the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, was deployed at Bagram during a particularly tragic span that oversaw the crash of a C-130 Hercules that took off from Bagram and killed 14 people at Jalalabad Airport in October of 2015 and a suicide motorcycle bomber that killed six at Bagram in December of the same year.
Flying in safe hands
Piloting 34 missions safely to the Antarctic, Lt. Col. JW Smith, 728th Airlift Squadron, also holds Air Mobility Command’s safety flying hour record of 17,753.5 flying hours, or nearly two years in the air, without any severe safety mishaps.