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  • PRESS RELEASE: 94th Airlift Wing Airman tests positive for COVID-19

    An Airman assigned to the 94th Airlift Wing tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), April 14, 2020. This is the first confirmed case associated with the wing. The Airman is a traditional reservist, works and lives several hours from the base, and has not been on Dobbins ARB since March 8.
  • #mondaymotivation: April 13

    This week's motivation is from Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She said, "Everyone has oceans to fly if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?"
  • Dobbins JAG office helps Marines deploy on short notice

    This week, the Dobbins legal office helped more than 60 Marines with legal documents in preparation for a short-notice deployment to assist in the battle against COVID-19.
  • Dobbins ARB mobilizes medics to New York for COVID-19 response

    Five Air Force Reserve medical personnel departed here Sunday morning for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to join the effort to combat COVID-19 in New York City. They are part of a much larger effort to augment medical care in the city, as more than 120 Reserve medical personnel are mobilized from around the country.
  • Chief's Commentary: COVID-19

    Team Dobbins, As we move towards almost a month of this new COVID-19 normal, it’s vital that we continue to communicate, stay in sync and take care of each other. As we assess the situation, planning is ongoing for actions we might have to take in what we call a move from HPCON Charlie to Charlie+ and Delta. I tell you this not to raise the alarm
  • What Does COVID-19 Mean For Me?

    The 94th Air Wing (94 AW) Commander declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE) on 25 Mar 2020 in accordance with DoDI 6200.03 and AFI 10-2519 in response to COVID -19.  This declaration will provide Dobbins Air Reserve Base (DARB) the tools necessary to protect our Airmen, employees and their families and help limit the spread of the coronavirus. We
  • Dobbins plays key role in coronavirus quarantine efforts

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Dobbins has a long history of providing support to federal agencies during times of crisis. Whether it’s a natural disaster or an infectious disease, Dobbins stands ready to partner with those leading the relief efforts.Throughout March, Dobbins served as one of four quarantine locations set up by the Department of
  • CC Message: Relaxed hair length grooming standards

    In response to potential health risks and social distancing guidelines, the 94AW will temporarily relax male and female hair length grooming standards contained in AFI 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance Standards of Air Force Personnel, until 30 May unless rescinded earlier.
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Here’s some shots from our AF Reserve Hurricane Hunters at Curaçao and the current mission into tropical storm ⛈ #Dorian. You can see the alpha pattern they’re flying and the dropsonde drops in the respective images. #ReserveReady #ReserveCitizenAirmen #HurricaneHunters #WC130J #SuperHercules
Here’s our 403rd Maintenance Squadron meteorology shop #ReserveCitizenAirmen loading up the weather stations on a #WC130J #SuperHercules #HurricaneHunters. #ReserveReady #WeatherReady #MaintenanceMonday
***403rd Wing Job Posting*** The Management Analyst, GS-11 position with the 403rd Force Support Squadron is open today through Aug. 29 on For more information click on the link: #ReserveReady #ReserveCitizenAirmen #CareerOpportunity
From the flightline, I spy with my eye... ✈️ 🌩 #ReserveReady #HurricaneHunters #WC130J #SuperHercules #LightningWithin5
It’s #NationalAviationDay ✈️and today we celebrate the history and development of aviation. We thank the pioneers who made human flight possible and the #ReserveCitizenAirmen who continue the mission. #ReserveReady #WC130J #C130J #SuperHercules #HurricaneHunters #FlyingJennies
The 403rd Wing had the honor of hosting U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John E. Cardwell, Special Assistant to the Commander, North American Aerospace Command and U. S. Northern Command for Reserve Matters, here Aug. 13, 2019. The general was briefed on the different missions of the 403rd Wing, to include a flight on a WC-130J Super Hercules training mission with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. The general also toured the 403rd Maintenance Group and met with Reserve Citizen Airmen throughout the day to learn more about the mission and their concerns. #ReserveReady #ReserveCitizenAirmen #403rdWing #USAirForceReserve #AFReserve #WC130J #C130J
Keep on recruiting, Senior Master Sgt. Paul Martin. #ReserveReady, #ReserveRecruiting
Col. Jeffrey A. Van Dootingh, 403rd Wing commander, hosted his first civilian commander’s call Aug. 6. He recognized civil service members who received their 10 and 20-year service certificates and highlighted some employee resources and benefit programs. #ReserveReady #ReserveResilient Check out this story to learn more.
"Off we go into the wild blue yonder..." #ReserveReady #ReserveCitizenAirmen #SuperHercules
Dirt Dobber. Cowboy. Mr. C-130. This short list represents just a few of the different monikers given to Lt. Col. Keith M. Gibson throughout his 29-year Air Force career. This variety of epithets bestowed upon Gibson supports a certain theme in his career and life; in the best way possible, he is all over the place. To learn more about his career, read more here. #ReserveResilient #ReserveReady #ReserveReform #403WG #C130J #SuperHercules #ReserveCitizenAirman #AFRC #KeeslerAFB
Capt. Matthew Bryant, a chaplain with the 403rd Wing, leads chapel service this morning for our #ReserveCitizenAirmen. Chapel service is held every Sunday morning of the Unit Training Assembly at 7:15 a.m. at the 815th Airlift Squadron auditorium. #ReserveReady #ReserveResilient #403WG #Chaplain #Faith
The 5th Operational Weather Flight held family day, awards and promotions celebrations all in one Unit Training Assembly.
CMSAF Wright Resiliency Message to Airmen #ReserveResilient #Resiliency #CMSAF #ChiefWright
There’s our AF Reserve Hurricane Hunters flying over freedom. #Merica 🇺🇸 #ReserveCitizenAirmen #ReserveReady #403WG #WC130J #SuperHercules #WeatherReady
What’s going on today? 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron training is what’s goin’ on. Here is Senior Airman Emilie Canlas, 36th AES air evac technician, function checking a quick-don oxygen mask.✈️ 🚑 #ReserveCitizenAirmen #ReserveReady #HurricaneHunters #WC130J #SuperHercules #AES #AirMedics
We’d like to welcome Col. Leslie S. Hadley, who was just announced as our new #403WG vice commander. We’ll see you soon ma’am. #ReserveCitizenAirmen #ReserveReady #HurricaneHunters #FlyingJennies #WingOfChoice
The CCAF announced plans for a new degree program that will address career-fields that don’t acquire enough formal…
RT @usairforce: "This is a very historic day for our Nation & I don't take this moment lightly. Today is possible due to the perseverance o…
The Air Force announced Aug. 4 that women now have the option of the floor-length skirt or pants with their semi-fo…
Have you ever wanted to see what a #touchandgo looks like from the pilot seat? Now you can! Watch as our…
🚨UTA Update: As part of ongoing COVID-19 mitigation efforts, we’re having a virtual UTA Aug. 8-9 for Airmen who do…
“CARCAH establishes a cohesive link between the NHC, NOAA AOC, and the 53 WRS, and bridges the gap between forecast…
RT @usairforce: Chief Master Sgt. Rick Cumbo has flown in at least one hurricane every year since 1999, with the exception of 2013 which pr…
@53rdWRS #ReserveCitizenAirmen of the #WingOfChoice continuing the weather mission 24/7! ✈️⛈🌪🌊 #ReserveReady
RT @NOAA_HurrHunter: LAKELAND, FL - And they're back. NOAA WP-3D #NOAA43 Miss Piggy lands at Lakeland Linder Airport after Hurricane #Isaia
RT @53rdWRS: One #Aircrew returns & another heads out. Our hunters continue tracking #HurricaneIsaias ✈️⛈🌪🌊 (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj.…
RT @53rdWRS: Great #FiniFlight yesterday for our #pilot Lt. Col. John Wagner. ✈️⛈🌪🌊 Thank you for your service sir! #ReserveResilient #WC
Chief Cumbo, a #loadmaster with the 53rd WRS, surpassed the unit record for hurricane eye penetrations July 24 when…
#ReserveCitizenAirmen remaining #ReserveResilient to fulfill the aerial reconnaissance weather mission. ✈️⛈🌪🌊…
RT @53rdWRS: Our #ARWO Maj. DeHart keeping us informed! ✈️⛈🌪🌊 #ReserveReady #ResereResilient #ReadyAF #WC130J @NOAA_HurrHunter @NWS
#Hurricane #Douglas ☑️ Hurricane #Hanna ☑️ Tropical Storm #Gonzalo ☑️ Scheduled #92L ✈️⛈🌪🌊 But for now, here’s the…
RT @USAFReserve: Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters (@53rdWRS) fly first Pacific hurricane of the year - (Story by…
#ReserveCitizenAirmen from the 36th AES and MS Air National #Guardsmen from the 183rd AES collaborated for a three-…
Here is a time-lapse video 📹 from this morning’s flight into #HurricaneDouglas supporting the Central Pacific Hurri…