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  • Know your freedoms

    The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."The first two phrases
  • Tuition assistance is easier than ever

    The process for applying for tuition assistance has just become more convenient for reservists. The application for tuition assistance is now available online at Tuition assistance provides Reserve members with 100 percent tuition reimbursement, with a maximum of $250 per semester hour and $4,500 per fiscal year for bachelor
  • Finance transition moves base-level support to nation-wide center

    The Air Force financial management transformation currently underway - moving pay and travel issues from the base level to a centralized location at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. - is the greatest single change in the organization's 60-year history and will affect the way every servicemember at Dobbins and throughout the Air Force is used to
  • Following the call

    Honor, duty and patriotism--three of the reasons many military members give for serving their country. The honor guard is one of the many ways the Airmen of the Dobbins Air Reserve Base Honor Guard volunteer to represent the Air Force in the Atlanta area as an additional duty. "It's been my calling since high school Junior Reserve Officer Training
  • Reservists may nominate worthy employers for national award

    The Department of Defense opened nomination season for the 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in November. National Guard and Reserve members and their families are eligible and encouraged to nominate employers who have gone above and beyond in their support of military employees. Nominations will be accepted at
  • Rosie revisited

  • Air Force Chief of Staff announces mission change for Dobbins ARB

    The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General T. Michael Moseley, announced four initiatives concerning C-130 tactical airlift today. Each one furthers the service's vision for a seamless total force. One of the initiatives impacts Dobbins, while three other bases in Tennessee, New York and Arkansas will also be impacted. Total Force Integration is
  • Air Force Ball highlights Heritage to Horizons

    Eight months of planning and events, celebrating the Air Force Heritage to Horizons theme, equaled a grand night of celebration, honor and fun at the 2007 Air Force Ball held at the Cobb Galleria here Oct. 13. Hosted by Col. Heath Nuckolls, 94th Airlift Wing commander, the occasion celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the Air Force and climaxed the
  • Air Show thrills crowd during AF Week Atlanta

    As part of the Air Force's 60th Anniversary celebration Georgia Airmen teamed with the 10th Annual Great Georgia Air Show Oct. 13-14 to showcase air power and heritage at the Falcon Field airport here. The show was also part of Air Force Week Atlanta, which was one of six cities in the United States to participate in Air Force Week Oct. 8-12.  The
  • Tops in Blue perform "Flyby" during AF Week Atlanta

    The Air Force expeditionary entertainment showcase Tops in Blue brought its unique brand of dynamic, high-energy singing and dancing to the Atlanta area as part of Air Force Week Oct. 8-12. Tops in Blue is one of the oldest and most widely traveled entertainment groups of its kind. Comprised of approximately 35 active-duty Airmen, the group's main