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  • Base track up and running

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Runners of Dobbins rejoice.The base track is now reopened and looks better than ever thanks to a facelift it received as important renovations were done. The renovation process lasted about a month as crews worked quickly to have it repaved and restriped. The track also now features stenciled Air Force logos at
  • Paralegal retires after 34 years

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Emotion filled the room as the first and only Air Reserve Technician paralegal retired here Nov. 4.Senior Master Sgt. Donna M. Bridges, 94th Airlift Wing law office superintendent, retired after 34 total years of service, 30 of which she served as a paralegal.Bridges entered the Air Force in 1983 as a personal
  • Run for the thrills: 5 steps to get you on the road to enjoying running

    I can remember early on in my military career having delusions of grandeur – actually it dates back to shortly before taking my oath of enlistment. My recruiter told me to start exercising regularly to prepare for boot camp, since I’d be shipping out in a matter of weeks. I told him not to worry as I lit a cigarette, filling my grungy lungs with
  • AFRC commander unveils "Earth, Blood and Fire” painting

    During the 49th Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Orlando, Oct. 26 through 29, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, unveiled the painting "Earth, Blood and Fire,” a painting that depicts the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS) mission of the Air
  • Fun, festivities, food at Dobbins Family Day

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. –Children with faces painted like tigers ran through crowds of family members visiting the base for this year’s Family Day on Saturday. Family Day is held here annually as a way of bringing families on base to see what their Reserve Citizen Airmen do on drill weekends. This year’s event featured numerous activities for
  • Runners compete on new course at 2017 Falcon 5K

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Enthusiastic racers experienced uncharacteristically hilly terrain and warm weather at this year’s Falcon 5K run here Oct. 15.A milestone was reached as this marked the fifth annual event hosted by the Dobbins Top 3, an organization consisting of senior enlisted leaders who take care of Airmen around Dobbins by
  • 94th CES welcomes new commander

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Maj. Joseph Thomas received command of the 94th Civil Engineer Squadron from Col. Marty Hughes, 94th Mission Support Group commander, in an assumption of command ceremony here Oct. 15.Hughes said Thomas has proven his resiliency, adaptability and reliability and he knows that Thomas will lead the squadron to a
  • Won’t get hosed again: Dobbins technician helps fix C-5

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Anyone who’s had their car breakdown knows it always seems to happen at the most inopportune time. The same can be true for aircraft flying important missions on strict deadlines.A C-5M Super Galaxy here experienced a mechanical issue last week when it was delayed due to an equipment malfunction. The C-5 was one of
  • Water, food loaded onto C-130 at Dobbins, bound for Puerto Rico

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE – Hurricane relief efforts continued on the Dobbins flightline as forklifts and K-loaders loaded cases of water and ready-to-eat meals onto a C-130 Hercules Oct. 4. Aerial porters from squadrons at Dover, March, McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Westover worked together to load a Mansfield Air National Guard C-130 with a total of
  • 'Double Trouble' in the training flight

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- On a typical drill weekend morning, Master Sgt. Carl VanDiver, 94th Airlift Wing development and training flight program manager and instructor, leads fitness workouts for the flight. On this particular day, he noticed one trainee whose hair was out of regulations. Since his responsibilities include teaching