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  • My Grandfather: a part of the heritage and horizon of the U.S. Air Force

    This particular essay theme has a very special meaning for me because my grandfather, Jim Rogers, joined the Army Air Force in July 1947, just two months before it was re-organized as the United States Air Force. Like so many other young men and women, my grandfather had a passion and desire to both fly and see the world. Growing up in the small
  • Stone salute

    For those airmen with the 94th Airlift Wing who supported the "Salute the Troops" event at Stone Mountain Park, May 26-28, it was an opportunity to reminisce with veterans of all services while sharing experiences with future members of the Air Force. More than 100,000 visitors visited the park for its annual Memorial Weekend celebration. The event
  • Avionics shop impacts mission

    More than 1,800 Airmen working in a headquarters element, three groups, and a medical element containing 11 squadrons and four flights make up the 94th Airlift Wing. While every one has his or her individual duties and responsibilities, together the personnel here work towards a unified mission - to provide airlift support. In an occasional series,
  • New friends grant old wish

    The shy, more than slightly reserved young pilot in the flight suit looked about the room nervously. Behind small-framed glasses, his eyes darted from person to person. Flash bulbs went off and a news camera looked on as a booming voice read the last of his citation. "... and so it is with great honor that Matthew Vroman will be commissioned in the
  • CMSAF supports Dobbins "Heritage to Horizons" event

    As part of an Air Force 60th Anniversary "Heritage to Horizons" celebration leading up to Air Force Week Atlanta, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley met with servicemembers and student cadets during the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Week event at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, March 15. Chief McKinley toured the aircraft
  • Spreading the word

    During the 94th Airlift Wing's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Week, members of the Georgia National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active duty Air Force demonstrated the total force concept through C-130 orientation flights, aircraft displays and conversations with high schoolers regarding opportunities in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve.
  • AFRC flight crews support cadets

    Flight crews from across the country flew in and set up static displays in support of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Orientation Week at Dobbins Air Reserve Base here Monday. JROTC Week is a program designed to introduce cadets to the world of the military. The 5,000 cadets were shown career displays, a C-130 orientation flight, and