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Not many people can say that they have looked death in the eye and survived. Retired Col. Glenn Nordin is one of the few that is lucky enough to be able to tell that story. This story begins with him in Vietnam and is remembered by him and the other heroes as the day which caused ordinary people to do extraordinary things. "I thought I was going to
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Default Air Force Logo God's house to the state house
Capt. Doug Collins, a Protestant chaplain assigned to the 94th Airlift Wing, became State Representative Doug Collins in November after he was elected to represent the 27th District of the Georgia General Assembly. The win marks Chaplain Collins' first term in office. He was officially sworn into office on Jan. 8th. "I'm excited," Chaplain Collins
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2007
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- A 94th Airlift Wing C-130 prepares for approach and landing at Dobbins. Atlanta chosen as location for 2007 Air Force Week
The United States Air Force announced Dec. 5 that Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Atlanta metro region were selected as one of the six locations to host "Air Force Week," Oct. 8 - 14, 2007. Activities are scheduled around the Atlanta area and will culminate with the Great Georgia Airshow at Falcon Field in Peachtree City on Oct. 13 - 14, 2007. The
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2006
The planning and building of the 6,000 foot bridge took two years from start to finish. Construction started with a simple clearing of the land to its completed stage of 4,860 feet of sidewalk and its 220 feet long 40 feet wide massive overpass at completion. The bridge which crosses over South Cobb Drive will cut down on some of the traffic problems at the main gate of Dobbins ARB. Bridging the gap
Like a bridge over troubled water this bridge was built over the troubled traffic area of South Cobb Drive. The new motorway linking Dobbins Air Reserve Base to the Navy/Marine Reserve Center, fitness center and neighboring joint use areas opened here Nov. 9th with an official ribbon cutting ceremony and symbolic drive over. "The overpass is a
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2006
Col. Heath Nuckolls, 94th Airlift Wing commander, left, presents command of the 94th Operations Group to Col. Steve Clayton, right, during an official assumption of command ceremony here Nov. 5. Familiar face takes over as 94th Operations Group commander
Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the command, Col. Steve Clayton took the reigns of the 94th Operations Group in an assumption of command ceremony Nov. 5. Col. Heath Nuckolls, 94th Airlift Wing commander, welcomed Colonel Clayton back to Dobbins. "He's bringing some real expertise to the Ops Group," said Colonel Nuckolls. "I'm happy
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2006
Unveiling the plaque were its key contributors William Price and Art Starratt.  The words were inspired by Mr. Price who recounted his feelings while serving in a Japanese POW camp.  The image is of Mr. Starratt.  "The Germans took a great portrait of me," laughed Mr. Starratt as he made comments to the audience.  Starratt was a bombardier on a B-17 and was photographed by German soldiers after he regained consciousness and struggled away from his downed plane.  Still in his flight gear, Mr. Starratt's image readily conveys the theme of the park relating to the anguish of prisoners. Annual Tree Planting Ceremony expands to include plaque dedication
The Dobbins POW/MIA Memorial Park took another small step toward its completion as the first of four memorial plaques was dedicated in September. The park is the site of the annual Living Memorial ceremony, but since its completion by the 94th Civil Engineer Squadron early last year, it's also becoming a memorial park with plaques honoring
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Two men, two leaders, two standards of excellence
Col. Joseph Thomas, 94th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lesley Morrissette, 94th Airlift Wing command chief, are the newest members of the wing leadership team. Colonel Thomas, formerly the wing inspector general, brings a wealth of experience from his 24 years as a pilot (civilian and military), squadron commander, deployments
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2006
This tile, created by Gerard Reheiser, is on display at Ground Zero. Mr. Reheiser is a firefighter at Dobbins Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Building a wall of hope at ground zero
Earlier this year, Dobbins Firefighter, Gerard Reheiser created a painting on a tile to commemorate 9/11. Mr. Reheiser entered that tile in a contest sponsored by Tiles for America at an Earth, Paint and Fire store in Woodstock, Ga. Little did he, know that the painting he had created would not only win the contest, but the tile would be displayed
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2006
Senior Master Sergeant Steve Winn, 622nd Regional Support Group logistics planner and his son Spencer, 10, built a toy organizer during family day. Families meeting families
Softball, fun runs, moonwalks, a 25-foot rock-climbing wall, hot dogs, hamburgers and families meeting families. This is a brief description of Dobbins Annual Family Day, held at the Dobbins Consolidated Club on Saturday of the September unit training assembly. "We are having a great time," said Senior Master Sergeant Steve Winn, 622nd Regional
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2006
President George W. Bush landed at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., on Thursday, Sept. 7, on his way to a speech at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta.  Following his speech at the Galleria the President met with the Columbus, Ga., Little League World Series winners. The group met the President at Air Force One, shook his hand, got is autograph and presented him with their team's ball cap. The winners had the hats embroidered specially for the President and the First Lady.  President Bush departed Dobbins ARB the same day. The Columbus little leaguers remained at the base for a short tour of a C-130, a fire truck and lunch at the Consolidated Club. President Bush visits Dobbins Air Reserve Base

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