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  • Strengthening pillars: Civilian employers observe military life of Reserve Citizen Airmen

    On Aug. 6, twenty-two civilian employers supported their Reserve Citizen Airmen by attending the 446th Airlift Wing’s Employer Orientation Day here. Employer Orientation Day is a day for Reservists to invite their civilian employer to experience what their employees do in the Air Force Reserve to help build trust among the pillars.
  • August Promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing announces its August promotions.
  • Pilots leaving active duty have safe landing place in Reserve, Guard

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – As COVID-19 travel restrictions ease around the world, commercial airlines are looking to hire more pilots. Air Force officials want to remind active-duty pilots leaving the Air Force for the civilian aviation industry that such a move doesn’t have to end their service to their country.Air Force Recruiting
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wing recognizes June promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing recognizes Reserve Citizen Airmen who promoted in June 2021.
  • 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.
  • Updated mask wear policy for 446th AW Airmen

    446 AW,  In accordance with DOD policy, in concert with 62 AW policy, and subject to any applicable labor relations obligations, fully-vaccinated personnel assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing are no longer required to wear masks while on the installation.  Personnel are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the final vaccine dose.   Those who
  • May promotions

    Recognizing May promotions in the 446th Airlift Wing.
  • 446th Logistics Readiness Flight flexes logistics prowess during Exercise NEXUS DAWN

    At Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the 446th Logistics Readiness Flight members used their critical thinking and data management skills to ensure the 446th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen and their equipment arrived in the correct location and on schedule, so they can train as they fight during Exercise NEXUS DAWN April 26-28.
  • 446th Airlift Wing participates in Exercise NEXUS DAWN

    U.S. Air Force Col. Paul M. Skipworth, wing commander of the 446th Airlift Wing, provides opening remarks to wing Reserve Citizen Airmen participating in exercise NEXUS DAWN April 25, 2021 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, before they depart for March Air Reserve Base, California. NEXUS DAWN is a readiness exercise designed to test the
  • Operation Deep Freeze completes another successful season despite pandemic concerns

    Though it is another season for the books, the 2020-2021 season of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) ends as a highlight for one Reserve Citizen Airman’s career.
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