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  • Maintainers ace Rodeo C-17 pre-flight

    Long hours, little rest and dirty work paid off for the 446th Airlift Wing's Rodeo maintenance team, which brought home the Best C-17 Pre-flight award from Air Mobility Command's Rodeo 2007. The 10-person maintenance crew competed July 23-27 at McChord AFB in C-17 pre-flight, refueling and

  • McChord takes part in Patriot Hook

    Responding to a terrorist event exercise scenario, more than 300 Air Force Reserve, Navy and Army personnel deployed to San Clemente Island, Calif., for Patriot Hook 2007, July 12-16. Patriot Hook is an Air Force Reserve Command-run exercise designed to provide realistic training to its airlift

  • Reservists provide islanders aid

    On a mission to bring aid and teach sustainable health practices, the 446th Airlift Wing contributed airlift and health professionals to total force effort destined for three Pacific Islands. In July, an aircrew from the 728th Airlift Squadron provided airlift to and from Kiribati, Nauru and Vanuatu

  • Aeromedical team takes title

    To claim the title of best aeromedical evacuation team at Air Mobility Command's 2007 Rodeo, teams were scored in three times events. To get the scores for the big trophy, a team needs communication. Five Airmen from the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron pooled their talents to come away with

  • Aeromedical, maintenance win at Rodeo

    The 446th Airlift Wing came away with three awards from Air Mobility Command's 2007 Rodeo July 23-27 here. Winning the big trophy was the aeromedical evacuation team, which competed three events to earned the Aune Paget Trophy for Best Aeromedical Evacuation Team. In addition to the Aune Paget

  • Six Reserve wings in it to win at Rodeo

    Six Air Force Reserve wings will go toe-to-toe with active-duty Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and international air forces at Air Mobility Command's Rodeo 2007, July 22-27 at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. AMC Rodeo 2007 is the mobility Air Force's readiness competition. This competition

  • McChord teams tackle 100-mile adventure race

    Push-ups, sit-ups and a 1.5 mile run are the elements the Air Force uses to test Airmen's fitness. If you think that's tough, try a 100-mile race that includes running, biking and kayaking. Now that's a test of fitness. The 446th Airlift Wing contributed the only competitors from McChord Air Force

  • Reservists ramp up for Rodeo

    Don't expect any complacency at the 2007 Air Mobility Rodeo from the world's 2005 Best C-17 Wing. After picking up top honors for best C-17 wing at 2005's Rodeo - along with five other awards - the 446th Airlift Wing is working diligently to keep its title. When Rodeo competitions begin at McChord

  • Just Briefly

    Maintenance offers quarterly mentoring classes The 446th Maintenance Group hosts a mentoring class once a quarter. The one hour class provides instructional introduction to the practical application of the processes, procedures and expectations of mentoring. Classes will be held in August and

  • Salutes

    Promotions Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Resnick, 446th ASTS Chris Wallington, 313th AS Captain Ernest Wong, 86th APS Senior Master Sergeant Kimberly Johnson, 446th MOF Master Sergeant Leah Crawford, 446th AES Brian Deerly, 446th MXS Lynda Goedde, 446th AES Oliver Jaeger, 446th AES Irene Noyes, 446th

  • 3 advance to AFRC for Sijan

    Three McChord Reservists will represent the 4th Air Force for the 2007 Lance P. Sijan USAF Leadership Award at the Air Force Reserve Command level. Representing 4th AF are: senior officer category, Lt. Col. Colin Carr, 446th Operations Group; junior officer category, Capt. Rhonda Maloney, 446th

  • Medical team provides care to Blackfeet

    Deploying to impoverished, third-world countries is nothing out of the ordinary for medical professionals from the 446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron. However, providing assistance to a region devastated by poverty in our own country is. Jumping on the chance to lend a hand in their own backyards, 15

  • Army Reserve medical exercise sees increase in Air Force play

    AUGUSTA, Ga. - The 706th Provisional Wing stood up here June 10 at the Augusta Regional Airport in preparation for "Golden Medic 2007" June 12-19. The Army Reserve's largest annual exercise began its 13th year of operation June 12. Known as Golden Medic, the exercise integrates several armed