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  • CSAF delivers powerful message in new Air Force commercial

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., delivers a powerful message about air power and diversity in a new Air Force commercial titled “Helmet.” The dynamic 30-second spot aired for the first time on national T.V. during the NBA Finals pregame.“I was a captain when I was asked to do an interview about
  • AFRC Command Chief, Command First Sergeant visit Rainier Wing

    Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, command chief of Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with new recruits assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing Development and Training Flight July 11, 2021, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The D&TF is a delayed entry program for new members of the Air Force Reserve to learn, develop and cultivate the basic skills
  • Crew chief inspects C-17 aircraft

    Staff Sgt. Shelby Pick, 446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects a C-17 Globemaster at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 11, 2021. Inspecting the top of the C-17 is a critical step in the Basic Post-flight Operation inspection checklist to identify anything broken or missing in need of repair. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff
  • Chief retires after more than 40 years of military service

    CMSgt Saudi McVea, right, 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron chief enlisted manager, receives the Certificate of Retirement from Col. Cheryl Knight, 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron commander, during McVea’s retirement ceremony in hangar 9 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 10,2021. McVea honorably served for 42 years. (U.S. Air
  • Fourth Air Force leaders visits Rainier Wing

    Senior Master Sgt. Jayson Householder, 446th Maintenance Squadron fabrication flight chief, describes the functions of the innovative tools the squadron produces to Maj. Gen. Jeffery T. Pennington, 4th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Villa, 4th Air Force command chief, July 10, 2021 at McChord Field, Washington. Pennington and
  • 446th Airlift Wing recognizes July promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing announces July promotions.
  • Congressional visit to the 446th Airlift Wing

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Betsy Dudley, the Military Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, receives a safety brief before riding a Razor off road, all-terrain vehicle with the 446th Security Forces Squadron July 6, 2021, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Razors allow security forces to patrol areas not easily
  • 446th AW delivers humanitarian aid to Haiti

    The Denton Program is a Department of Defense program that creates opportunities for non-government agencies to donate and move humanitarian aid on available space onboard military aircraft to DoD approved locations.
  • COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over Delta Variant growing

    Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose. But that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.
  • AF Aid Society assistance now available to 446th AW Reservists regardless of duty status

    The Air Force Aid Society now provides emergency assistance to all Airmen, regardless of duty status.
  • From student to donor: One 446th member orchestrates nearly 100 iPads for local elementary school

    In November 2020 while researching, John Rozsnyai, the electronic flight bag manager for 446th Operations Group, stumbled upon Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) disposition service program called Computers for Learning, or CFL, and orchestrated a donation of iPad tablets to a local school.
  • Wing recognizes June promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing recognizes Reserve Citizen Airmen who promoted in June 2021.
  • AFRC launches Digital Age Resiliency tool on AF Connect

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are now able to access Developing Resilient Leader, or DRL, content on demand on any device from one easy-to-access location on the Air Force Connect app. The DRL Digital Age Learning Content Wall of the Air Force Reserve Command’s AF Connect page was designed to be an easy-to-access and user-friendly hub for DRL-related information, documents and links. The content will provide resiliency material for AFRC’s 74,000 Airmen, with new content added on a scheduled basis for commanders to use and present as needed.
  • DAF releases FY22 budget proposal, journeys to the Air and Space Forces of 2030

    The Department’s $173.7 billion request includes the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force budgets. The Air Force’s budget of $156.3 billion is a 2.3% increase and the Space Force’s budget of $17.4 billion is a 13.1% increase from FY 2021.
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
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