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  • Atlanta Braves celebrate Air Force 60th Birthday

    When the United States Air Force celebrated its 60th birthday in Atlanta at the Braves baseball game at Turner Field on September 18, baseball fans witnessed what announcers called a spectacular evening of parachutes, flyovers, and American spirit. The event opened with a jump by the Wings of Blue parachute team from the Air Force Academy. The
  • Base prepares for readiness inspection

    Members of the 94th Airlift Wing participated in an Operational Readiness Exercise during the August UTA in preparation for the wing's Operational Readiness Inspection scheduled for 2008. The exercise simulated a short-notice deployment and demonstrated the importance of traditional reservists being fully qualified to deploy anywhere in the world
  • Teaching Bosses a lesson

    Sixteen civilian employers visited Dobbins Aug. 4 for Employers' Day 2007. The guests were treated to a base tour, a security forces static display, an explosive ordnance disposal demonstration, and a C-130 orientation flight. Employers' Day is an annual Dobbins event where reservists' civilian supervisors get the opportunity to see just what they
  • Dobbins Fire Department wins two awards

    The Dobbins Fire Department won two command-level awards this year, including Air Force Reserve Command Civilian Firefighter of the Year and Best Fire Prevention Program of the Year. "I am extremely proud of all the winners and the programs that they manage. Since 2001, we have won an award in one category or another every year," said Dobbins Fire
  • Services renovates lodging

    New carpeting, queen-size beds and flat-screen televisions are some of the upgrades that have lodgers voicing praise about the $600,000 renovation of Dobbins Inn's Bldg. 800. "Guests are impressed with the queen-size beds," said desk clerk Kimberly McClendon, "and they love the flat-screen televisions and new furniture. It's nice getting positive
  • Survey hopes to provide tools to Airmen

    Have you ever felt like your career was going nowhere? Or that you do not feel that you have the opportunities or tools you need to advance? Well, now is the time to let someone know. During the August UTA reservists will receive an e-mail with a new survey developed by the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC). This is a short survey that
  • AFSA says thanks

    The rain held off, the temperature took a cool dip in the middle of a hot spell, and it all made for a great day of burgers and hot dogs as the Air Force Sergeants Association held its annual cookout at Dobbins. Attended by approximately 125 Reservists and guests, the cookout emphasized the appreciation that Chapter 452 and its auxiliary wanted to