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  • Navigator on the Enola Gay visits Dobbins

    Members of the 700th Airlift Squadron got a unique opportunity to hear a first hand account of what it was like to be the navigator on the Enola Gay, the B-29 “Superfortress” that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, when Maj. (Ret.) Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk visited the squadron in April. Now a resident of Stone Mountain, Ga., Mr.
  • New National Cemetery opens in Canton

    On April 24, a new 775-acre National Cemetery began accepting burials in Canton, Ga., and is scheduled to serve veterans’ needs for the next 50 years. The property was donated by Scott Hudgens, a late World War II veteran who decided that he wanted the land used for the burial of veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs, which is in charge of
  • First Annual Health and Safety Fair a success

    Two top priorities on most people’s agenda are trying to maintain good health and conducting a safe life. On April 13th, these two important aspects of life were presented in an educational atmosphere at the Lakeside Facility. This was the Joint Safety and Health Fair, co-chaired by the Dobbins’ Safety Office and the Naval Air Station Atlanta
  • Goggles and propellers equal fun for students

    On March 22-23, more than 1,300 students descended upon Dobbins Air Reserve Base to experience an opportunity many of their families and friends may never have unless they’re members of the military. The students were cadets of the Air Force, Army and Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs from various high schools within and outside
  • Dobbins Air Traffic Control named best in Air Force Reserve

    For the fifth straight year, Dobbins Air Reserve Base has garnered the Air Force Reserve Command’s D. Ray Hardin Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year award. The annual award is presented to the air traffic control facility that shows the best overall support to its unit mission.Speaking on behalf of the 94th Operations Group controllers,
  • Dobbins civil engineers score Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The 94th Airlift Wing Base Civil Engineering and the 94th Civil Engineer Squadron have won the Society of American Military Engineers’ 2005 Air Force Outstanding Civil Engineer Unit Award - Air Reserve Command Unit Category. Given in February, the award acknowledges exemplary performance and efforts of the civil engineers to protect the environment
  • Command picks best in communications & information

    A communications and information award selection board convened at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., and selected 18 individuals and two units as Air Force Reserve Command communications and information winners for 2005. One of those units was our own 94th Communications Flight. Command officials announced the award selections Feb. 16. Along with the
  • 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron wins Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The 94th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron was selected for the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for 2005 -- an award of excellence for excellence of service. The 94th AES mission involves the deployment of eight aeromedical evacuation crews, trained and equipped to provide in-flight medical care on mission-directed aircraft configured for patient
  • 94th AW welcomes new Operations Group commander

    Col. Brett J. Clark assumed command of the 94th Operations Group during the March unit training assembly. Colonel Clark succeeds Col. Lee R. Hutchinson who retired with 30 years of service. Col. Heath Nuckolls, 94th AW commander was the presiding officer for the ceremony and opened the proceedings by welcoming distinguished visitors and guests and
  • 22nd Air Force’s new general

    Maj. Gen. Martin M. Mazick assumed command of 22nd Air Force on March 11, from Maj. Gen. James D. Bankers. General Mazick, who previously served as the Director of Operations for Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., managed the command’s flying program, comprised of more than 40 wings flying 20 different types of aircraft. He
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