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  • Higher education important to many reservists

    For many service members, their decision to join the military is based on a number of factors. Those factors often include educational opportunities such as tuition assistance or the GI Bill. However, some do not know other ways the education office can help them fulfill their education goals. "Higher education is highly recommended for career
  • Family readiness a key to mission success

    With Dobbins' mission changing from one of training to operations, servicemembers now need to seriously consider the possibility of an overseas deployment. While training and troop readiness are keys to being successful, servicemembers must also remember to prepare their families as well. Angela Pedersen of the Family Support Center shared some
  • Deployed 94th AW members aid wounded troops

    Aeromedical evacuation technicians Staff Sgt. Alanta Stevens and Senior Airman Lauren Yancey of the 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron recently helped to save the life of a Canadian soldier injured in Afghanistan. Presently on deployment in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, Sergeant Stevens and Airman Yancey are members of an
  • 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