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  • New program ensures dental readiness

    AEF rotations, Fit to Fight, worldwide qualified; all are terms that have recently come to define today’s mobile combat-ready Air Force Reserve. An area of readiness that is being looked at more and more closely by AFRC leaders is dental readiness. During the first Gulf war, it was discovered that a significant number of Reservists arrived at
  • APS deploys overseas again

    Twenty-four members of the 27th Aerial Port Squadron deployed to Southwest Asia last month for yet another mission in the squadron’s storied history since Sept. 11, 2001. Set to last for a total of a year, the voluntary deployment by unit members involves three rotations of similar size and duration to a location in the Central Command
  • Sexual Assault Response Coordinators now on duty

    Military members assigned to or visiting the 934th Airlift Wing who are the victims of sexual assault on base or while on duty now have the option of making a confidential report and receiving medical assistance without initiating a military investigation. A new Department of Defense policy allows the establishment of sexual assault response
  • Mortuary affairs goes to Washington--so can you

    Thirty-two members of the Port Mortuary staff had an opportunity to visit the nation’s capital Nov. 16 and 17, where they saw the White House, Pentagon, Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery. The trip for the staff, including Air Force personnel, spouses, and liaisons from the Army and Marine Corps, was planned for two separate days, so part of
  • Dover trip proves humbling and rewarding

    “No amount of video, powerpoints or briefings can prepare you for the sights and smells of the experience,” a calm yet resolute 2nd Lt. Dennis Davis said while explaining his most recent assignment. “It was by far the most difficult thing in my career, but it will be the most honorable and rewarding experience.” From the tragic losses on the
  • Finance Airman named best in AFRC

    Hard work and two six-month activations paid off for a military pay technician with the 934tht Airlift Wing as Senior Airman Elizabeth Loveless was named the Air Force Reserve Command Financial Manager of the Year for 2005. Some of her accomplishments include processing over 8,500 pay transactions with 99 percent accuracy, worked on military pay
  • First NCO induction ceremony recognizes members

    Thirty staff sergeants from the 934th Airlift Wing were inducted to the NCO tier during the inaugural induction ceremony held Feb. 4 at the Navy-Marine Corps Reserve Center. The Chief’s Council-led initiative, with help from the 1st sergeants, also added 26 new master sergeants to the ranks of the senior NCO tier and installed Chief Master Sgt. Lee
  • Flying Vikings head south for winter

    In the early morning of January 14, members of the 934th Airlift Wing demonstrated what they are best at: deploying to and operating C-130 Airlift Support out of a Forward Deployed Base. This time it was in support of the long standing “CORONET OAK” mission now based out of Muniz Air National Guard Base, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Coronet Oak is the