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  • Security Forces’ new toy

    Light Detection and Ranging or LIDAR is the newest form of traffic enforcement technology being employed here at Dobbins. Not to be confused with RADAR, an older device still in use today, LIDAR is a handheld, “point and shoot” piece of equipment that is much more effective. Dobbins Security Forces work with local police departments to share
  • 94th Airman receives two Army commendations serving In Iraq

    Before he deployed to Iraq last March to support Operation Iraqi Freedom, Senior Airman Bert Alcon said the hardest thing he ever had to do was sit down and write four letters: to his father, his mother, his five-year-old son, Cullen and his four-year-old daughter, Calee. They were only to be opened and read if he didn’t come back. But this Air
  • 94 AW Financial Management earns award

    The 94th Airlift Wing’s Financial Management section was recently named the winner of the Air Force Reserve Command’s financial acts and services award. The honor was given as a result of the AFRC’s financial management and comptroller of the year award competition that recognized four organizations and 16 individuals for contributions made during
  • Annual award winners recognized for achievements

    The Annual Outstanding Airmen Awards are given to those who maintain their resolve and strive for distinction when mediocrity starts to set in. The 2005 award winners are Airman 1st Class Eric Anderson, 700th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, Tech. Sgt. Glen Saunders, 94th Maintenance Squadron C-130 communication and navigation craftsman, Master Sgt.
  • Dobbins reservist given prestigious award

    As military members the chance of being in harm’s way is always a possibility whether it’s during a deployment or service at home. Today’s military is asked to serve in places around the globe on a moment’s notice. And they do without hesitation. It’s that type of devotion that lead Master Sgt. Nathaniel Champion, 94th Logistics Readiness Squadron,
  • 80 APS returns to Dobbins

    Eighty-eight members of the 80th Aerial Port Squadron returned to Dobbins Air Reserve Base last month after nearly a year on active duty working in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Happy families and friends patiently stood by as the reservists were officially welcomed home by Brig. Gen. Thomas Stogsdill, 94th Airlift Wing commander, Col. Steven
  • Airmen spread joy at Christmas

    Hundreds of volunteers came together at Kohl’s Department Store in Acworth on December 10, braving the freezing temperatures for a chance to be a kid’s hero and bring some Christmas cheer during the city’s annual Shop with a Hero program. Service members from every branch arrived in uniform to shop with underprivileged children from the area for
  • Dobbins opens new medical clinic

    The simple cutting of a ribbon ushered in a new era for the 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron. Brig. Gen. Thomas Stogsdill, 94th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. Edith Schafer, 94th ASTS commander, cut the ribbon to the newly renovated building for the unit. The squadron that is almost as old as the Air Force itself, originally standing up in 1947
  • Dobbins receives new wing commander

    Brig. Gen. Thomas M. Stogsdill transferred command of the 94th Airlift Wing to Col. Heath J. Nuckolls last month at Dobbins, a final act to cap off 36 years of service as an Air Force leader and master navigator. General Stogsdill has commanded the wing, which is comprised of approximately 1,800 personnel, since August 2004. The 94th AW’s mission