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  • Communication equipment loaded onto C-5 at Dobbins, headed for Puerto Rico

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – A C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware landed here to provide airlift for AT&T communication equipment and technicians Oct. 2 and Oct. 4.The airlift mission provided critical infrastructure restoration in support of life-saving activities underway in Puerto Rico.Many of the island’s three million
  • 2017 Robot Rodeo wrangles advanced EOD technology

    ATLANTA — Air Force, civilian and international explosive ordnance disposal experts recently shared tactics, techniques and procedures during the 2017 Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise in Atlanta.The week-long event, held at Dobbins Air Reserve Base and the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, included teams
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen deliver aid to Hurricane Maria victims

    Within the last few months the United States and its territories have been ravagged by three hurricanes, leaving many displaced and in need of aid. Starting with Hurricane Harvey, then Irma and now Maria, the Air Force Reserve Command continues to respond with supplies, aid and evacuation missions. On Sept. 24, a team of Citizen Airmen from the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, along with Airmen from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Charleston, South Carolina, evacuated 63 U.S. Virgin Islands inhabitants that were affected by Hurricane Maria.
  • Team Dover delivers aid to hurricane survivors

    A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III, operated by the 3d Airlift Squadron, conducted a humanitarian relief mission to hurricane-ravaged St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017.
  • Dobbins serves as important hub for hurricane relief efforts

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – The flightline resembled a truck stop gas station this week as 18 wheelers were lined up in several rows behind the Transportation Proficiency Center. Trucks carried cargo vital to the relief efforts currently underway in countries lying in the destructive path of Hurricane Maria.This cargo included items needed to
  • Dobbins aircrews, maintainers return home from deployment

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Crowds of friends and family members gathered around a hangar looked up in awe as five C-130H Hercules flew overhead. After several months, the long wait had come to an end. Their loved ones were finally home from deployment.Once the planes landed, crew members waived American flags as planes taxied into place, and
  • The Greatest Air Force in the World

    Times are a lot different since I enlisted. Our aircraft, technology, adversaries and the threats to our nation are different; however, some things remain the same: the grit, determination and motivation of today’s Airmen to serve their country and fellow Americans.On September 18, 1947, the Air Force was born. The first Secretary of the Air Force,
  • Col. Tyer retires after 25 years at Dobbins

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – More than 30 years ago, a sponsorship through pilot training school motivated a young college graduate to join the Air Force Reserve. Now at the end of his career, Col. Larry E. Tyer Jr., 94th Airlift Wing inspector general, retired after 30 years of service on Oct. 1, 2017. He spent 25 of those years right here at
  • Dobbins flies cargo, personnel to Florida

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – 94th Airlift Wing C-130s and aircrews provided airlift support Sept. 12, 2017 as part of the Air Force Reserve’s relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 700th Airlift Squadron delivered supplies and personnel to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, to assist relief and reconstitution
  • AROWS change improves visibility of operational requirements

    Beginning Oct. 1, a new data field will be added to the Air Reserve Orders Writing System that will be used primarily to track military personnel appropriation and other orders for operational requirements.This new field will be called Air Reserve Component Operational Requirements Tracker or ARCORT. The only orders required to have an ARCORT
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