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  • Spouses take control

    In the midst of commemorating 60 years of air and space power, the 700th Airlift Squadron took time to recognize and celebrate one of the Air Force's most important assets, its spouses. Spouses of 94th Airlift Wing members experienced a day in the life of an Air Force Reservist, from pilot to aerial delivery, and ended the day with a flight in one
  • Big step for memorial park

    "Today is a very special day in more ways than one," said retired Army Col. William Richardson. "57 years ago today, was the very day that I was released as a prisoner of war." On Sept. 21, Colonel Richardson was the guest speaker for the annual POW/MIA Memorial Park tree-planting ceremony here which included a Korean War Memorial plaque
  • Dobbins commemorates Air Force 60th Anniversary with postmarking and heritage ceremony

    History was the centerpiece of a joint celebration between the postal service and the U.S. Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., where a new pictorial postal cancellation was used to commemorate the Air Force's 60th Birthday on Sept. 18. The illustration in the United States Post Office's pictorial cancellation is a WWII era B-24 aircraft.
  • 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