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From the left, Col. Mike Kim, vice commander of 22nd Air Force and commander of the troops, along with training instructors from the 37th Training Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, await the next command for the troop formations at the Change of Command ceremony. 22nd Air Force’s new general
Maj. Gen. Martin M. Mazick assumed command of 22nd Air Force on March 11, from Maj. Gen. James D. Bankers. General Mazick, who previously served as the Director of Operations for Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., managed the command’s flying program, comprised of more than 40 wings flying 20 different types of aircraft. He
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DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Staff Sgt. Rick Berghult, 94th Security Forces Elite Gate Guard, aims in on passing vehicles.  He does not have a specific target.  He says he would be happy to "shoot" anyone that drives by because at least one person deserves it.  The new LIDAR system is the latest in speed detection at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. Security Forces’ new toy
Light Detection and Ranging or LIDAR is the newest form of traffic enforcement technology being employed here at Dobbins. Not to be confused with RADAR, an older device still in use today, LIDAR is a handheld, “point and shoot” piece of equipment that is much more effective. Dobbins Security Forces work with local police departments to share
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Senior Airman Bert Alcon volunteered to be attached to the U.S. Army and traveled all over Iraq as convoy security.  Like Air Force Special Operations, he was one of a few Air Force personnel allowed to carry his weapons at all times.  He enjoyed his duty so much, he said hed do the same deployment again. 94th Airman receives two Army commendations serving In Iraq
Before he deployed to Iraq last March to support Operation Iraqi Freedom, Senior Airman Bert Alcon said the hardest thing he ever had to do was sit down and write four letters: to his father, his mother, his five-year-old son, Cullen and his four-year-old daughter, Calee. They were only to be opened and read if he didn’t come back. But this Air
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Default Air Force Logo 94 AW Financial Management earns award
The 94th Airlift Wing’s Financial Management section was recently named the winner of the Air Force Reserve Command’s financial acts and services award. The honor was given as a result of the AFRC’s financial management and comptroller of the year award competition that recognized four organizations and 16 individuals for contributions made during
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Default Air Force Logo Annual award winners recognized for achievements
The Annual Outstanding Airmen Awards are given to those who maintain their resolve and strive for distinction when mediocrity starts to set in. The 2005 award winners are Airman 1st Class Eric Anderson, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Tech. Sgt. Glen Saunders, 94th Maintenance Squadron C-130 communication and navigation craftsman, Master Sgt.
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Default Air Force Logo Dobbins reservist given prestigious award
As military members the chance of being in harm’s way is always a possibility whether it’s during a deployment or service at home. Today’s military is asked to serve in places around the globe on a moment’s notice. And they do without hesitation. It’s that type of devotion that lead Master Sgt. Nathaniel Champion, 94th Logistics Readiness Squadron,
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Default Air Force Logo 80 APS returns to Dobbins
Eighty-eight members of the 80th Aerial Port Squadron returned to Dobbins Air Reserve Base last month after nearly a year on active duty working in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Happy families and friends patiently stood by as the reservists were officially welcomed home by Brig. Gen. Thomas Stogsdill, 94th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Steven
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Default Air Force Logo Airmen spread joy at Christmas
Hundreds of volunteers came together at Kohl’s Department Store in Acworth on December 10, braving the freezing temperatures for a chance to be a kid’s hero and bring some Christmas cheer during the city’s annual Shop with a Hero program. Service members from every branch arrived in uniform to shop with underprivileged children from the area for
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Default Air Force Logo Dobbins opens new medical clinic
The simple cutting of a ribbon ushered in a new era for the 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron. Brig. Gen. Thomas Stogsdill, 94th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Edith Schafer, 94th ASTS commander, cut the ribbon to the newly renovated building for the unit. The squadron that is almost as old as the Air Force itself, originally standing up in 1947
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DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Tech. Sgt. Darrell Harper, 94th Airlift Wing Honor Guard, presents colors to Brig. Gen. Thomas Stogsdill, who surrendered command of the 94AW and retired from the Air Force Reserve. The general has served since 1969. (U.S. Air Force photo by Don Peek) Dobbins receives new wing commander
Brig. Gen. Thomas M. Stogsdill transferred command of the 94th Airlift Wing to Col. Heath J. Nuckolls last month at Dobbins, a final act to cap off 36 years of service as an Air Force leader and master navigator. General Stogsdill has commanded the wing, which is comprised of approximately 1,800 personnel, since August 2004. The 94th AW’s mission
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