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  • 94th Airlift Wing Command Chief retires

    When people look up the words longevity, commitment and loyalty in the dictionary the name Chief Master Sgt. James Michael West, 94th Airlift Wing command chief, should appear. During the August unit training assembly, another chapter in a good reading novel came to a close. Chief West retired for the second time in his lifetime. This time from his
  • Dobbins hosts Employers Day

    Employers, ranging in occupations from elementary school principal to postal carrier supervisor, got a unique opportunity to see firsthand what Airmen do while performing their military duties during a drill weekend when the 94th Airlift Wing hosted Employer’s Day last month. The visit also served as an opportunity for Airmen to thank the employers
  • Dobbins hosts National Disaster Medical System exercise

    As hurricane season began this year, the National Disaster Medical System sprang into action. In preparation of what the National Weather Service has predicted to be a difficult season, the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center conducted a full-scale exercise at Dobbins in June. Wanting to offer more prepared assistance the exercise was a
  • Dobbins opens new Joint Communications Center

    The Dobbins Fire Department and Security Forces recently opened a Joint Communications Center, which includes brand new computer and radio systems. The center makes it possible for both groups to receive 911 calls and dispatch the appropriate response from one primary location. “Before this communication center, the Fire Department Communication
  • 80th APS and 94th SFS welcome new commanders

    Airmen belonging to the 80th Aerial Port Squadron and the 94th Security Forces Squadron welcomed new commanders last month. In a change of command ceremony Maj. Todd R. Laughman took command of the 80th APS from outgoing commander Lt. Col. John L. Fitter. Assuming command of the 94th SFS was Maj. Kent D. Hansen. Col. Steven Slick, 94th Mission
  • Remembering the past...Airman shares heritage with distinguished visitors

    Though he lives thousands of miles away, Maj. David Guio, 94th Security Forces Squadron operations officer, got the opportunity to connect with his family’s history when a delegation from the Slovak Republic visited Dobbins Air Reserve Base recently. The Slovakian delegation represented high-level personnel from the Slovak Ministry of Defense, the
  • Airmen’s heroic actions save woman’s life

    The weather was wet and miserable; too cold for a normal May weekend. Tech. Sgts. Rick Ford and Marilyn DeMetrick, Staff Sgt. Christopher Howe and Senior Airman Edward Shannonhouse of 94th Civil Engineer Squadron were headed back to Dobbins after lunch. They were driving down Fairground Street near South Cobb Drive. It was then that Sergeant