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  • Chaplain promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Ch. Maj. Stacey Hanson promoted to lieutenant colonel at a change-of-command ceremony at his church in Bremen, Georgia on Oct. 20, 2019.
  • Night Flyers: Herc’s Take to the Stars

    The night skies of Beja, Portugal are full of stars, but they have company. Pilots deployed from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia flew night training missions in two C-130H3 Hercules aircraft during Exercise Real Thaw 2019 at Beja Air Base, Portugal, Oct. 2, 2019. RT19 is a Portuguese-led large joint and combined force exercise held annually where Dobbins provided aerial support.
  • Dobbins Thrift Shop ready to help Airmen

    Looking for a way to make extra money next time you’re at Dobbins? The base thrift shop might be able to help. The Dobbins Thrift Shop accepts goods via two methods: donations and consignment. They accept everything from clothes to kitchen appliances. They even sell uniform items. “There’s always someone coming in who needs a pair of pants, a shirt, a dress shirt, or whatever, and sometimes we can help them out,” said Marcia Miller, a thrift shop volunteer.
  • Dobbins displays tactical airlift skills in Portugal

    U.S. Air Force Reserve ready forces were on full display as Airmen and C-130H3 aircraft assigned to the 700th Airlift Squadron, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, deployed to Portugal to participate in Exercise Real Thaw 2019 Sept. 23-Oct. 4, 2019. Real Thaw is a Portuguese-led, large-scale joint and combined force exercise held annually in Portugal. The training focuses on maintaining joint readiness while building interoperability capabilities between NATO nations. The purpose was to develop and integrate realistic interoperability tasks both in the air and on the ground between multinational units.
  • Universal language of friendship

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., took part in facilitating a Friendship Jump on the last day of Exercise Eager Lion over a remote section of Jordan on Sept. 5, 2019.
  • Georgia Teacher of the Year flies with Thunderbirds

    Tracey Pendley, an Atlanta Public Schools fourth-grade teacher, flew with the Thunderbirds here Friday.
  • Jolly in Jordan

    Being a cheerful person while being thousands of miles from home can be tough, but some people are born to be jolly. 1st Lt. Mike Jolly has been a C-130H3 pilot for the 700th Airlift Squadron for nearly a year now, and you’d be hard pressed to catch him without a grin on his face.
  • UP CLOSE: Senior Airman Anna Colapinto

    This week’s Up Close features Senior Airman Anna Colapinto, a medical technician with the 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base.
  • Maintainer STEP promoted to senior master sergeant

    Congratulations, Senior Master Sgt. D.J. Little! He was recently STEP promoted to senior master sergeant while TDY to Portugal. The Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP) program is designed to identify and promote exceptional Airmen.
  • Eager Lion twilight tour for retiring Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Marvin Jones, 94th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron superintendent, is no stranger to military exercises and operations. This year, he successfully completed his second tour at Exercise Eager Lion in Jordan, Aug. 25 to Sept. 5.