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KC-135Congratulations on your assignment to the 459th Air Refueling Wing!

It is our goal to ensure all new members and their families receive the help they need for a seamless transition into the unit. The 459th ARW, located at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, is equipped with KC-135R Stratotankers, an aircraft designed to provide in-air refueling capability. Often called the military's premier joint base, Joint Base Andrews is home to Air Force One and units from every branch of service.

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Congratulations to 459th Operations Group Commander, Col. Kevin Merrill on earning a new position as the Commander, 919th Special Operations Wing, Duke Field, Florida!
The 459 ARW's Senior Amn Christian Habersham, 459th Force Support Squadron Sustainment Flight (top photo, back row, 4th from left), supported Exercise New Horizons in Guyana. As part of this exercise program, troops specializing in engineering, construction, and health care provide services to select communities while conducting valuable deployment training and building important relationships with partner nations.
Liberators! Joint Base Andrews will hold a Speaking Engagement on June 21, 2019. The event is sponsored by 459 ARW, 11 MDG, and 89 AW. The keynote speaker is Tech. Sgt. Alexandria Holder, and the event is planned in honor of this month's special observance, LGBTQA+ Pride.
Liberators! A Joint Base Andrews Health Fair will be held on June 14, 2019. The event is sponsored by 459 ARW, 11 MDG, and 89 AW. The health fair is planned in honor of this month's special observance, LGBTQA+ Pride.
Liberators! The Combat Dining In is this Saturday after duty hours! Please sign up by 4pm tomorrow! Accurate head count is needed! https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=441377&k=0665430A7C50
Check out some of the photos from today’s #KC135 flyover as part of the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show! #459ARW #ReserveAirmen #Airshow
Check out this diamond formation of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels after getting refueled by our #KC135! Courtesy of TSgt Chris McAlister
Today, our #KC135s performed an air refueling for the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in preparation for the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show taking place this weekend. Check out a few of the photos!
Yesterday, Korean War and Vietnam Era veterans' came to the 459th to check out a #KC135! Check out the photos. Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS.net)
Check out some of the photos from the #JBAairshow! Tomorrow is your last chance to check it out! #LegendsinFlight #Airpower #JBAairshow19
Happy Friday Liberators! Make sure you check out the #JBAairshow2019 happening this weekend! So much to see and do! #LegendsinFlight #AndrewsAirshow #STEMJBA19
Today we say farewell to the 459th vice wing commander, Col. Randall Sauer, as he heads to the 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) as the new Director of Operations at Scott AFB, IL. Check out some of the photos from his #KC135 "fini-flight". Good luck Col. Sauer and thank you for everything you've done for the wing! #Liberators #KC135
Who's ready for the #JBAairshow2019 happening this weekend?! The 459th will be providing a KC-135 static display with the #459AES displaying some of their aeromedical evacuation equipment on board. You don't want to miss it! #AndrewsAirshow #KC135 #JBAlegends #LegendsinFlight #ReserveCitizenAirmen #Liberators https://legendsinflight.org/
In this month's Warrior Spotlight we recognize SrA Joselyn Vasquez from the 459th Security Forces Squadron! Thank you for all you do for your unit and the 459th! Keep up the great work! #ReserveCitizenAirmen #Defender
We are Fourth Air Force! Check out this inspirational mission video!
Congratulations to the 2018 4th Quarter award winners, SrA Travis Harrison, TSgt. Marcia Perry, MSgt. Michael Glass and Capt. Ryan Kelly. Keep up the great work! #Liberators
During Super UTA weekend in April, the Airmen of the 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron conducted a "low-light" training exercise in collaboration with members of the 11th Medical Group, Aeromedical Staging Facility.
Today, members of the 69th Aerial Port Squadron participated in a "Port Dawg" memorial run to honor the active, reserve and guard Port Dawgs who have lost their lives over the past year. This year, the Port Dawgs community lost five serving members. #PortDawg #69APS #MemorialRun5k #459ARW
See flyers for info on Lent/Easter services being held at the JBA Chapel! https://t.co/sIimWrHrUP
UPDATE 1 Liberators! ------------ INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE | 459 ARW non-mission essential personnel will NOT repo… https://t.co/4nMD1UQngV
Earlier this week, members of the Air Reserve Forces Policy Committee came to visit the Airmen of the 459th. Check… https://t.co/PxMhXBPnlk
RT @USAFReserve: We are proud to announce CMSgt. Timothy C. White will serve as the new Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the Air For…
459 ARW will have a TWO HOUR DELAYED reporting tomorrow, Feb. 11.  Mission essential personnel, please report at no… https://t.co/InESNDQArb
Yesterday, 70 cadets from the AF ROTC DET 756, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, visited JB Andrews and s… https://t.co/19PfUO2Wmz
INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE | 459 ARW will have three-hour delayed reporting tomorrow, January 30, 2019. Coordinate wi… https://t.co/ieYmZZ1aiX
Liberators, Wing employees are authorized for early departure today. Employees should depart 2 hours earlier… https://t.co/cHfabr2Q2t
The 459th Air Refueling Wing Commander, Col. Douglas E. Gullion has a few words for our fellow Liberators and their… https://t.co/8lpDOPdg6B
Liberators, some of you may be affected by the government shutdonw. The link below may be helpful... https://t.co/Rv6mackObK
Join TRICARE for Jan. 15 Q&A Facebook Event on Preventive Services | TRICARE https://t.co/9G4dhBKxF2
459 ARW Reporting Status: Applies to Tuesday, January 15, 2019 STATUS: OPEN - 2 HOUR DELAY Mission essential perso… https://t.co/ocfm6sBvik
UPDATE (1) Liberators! ------------ INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE | 459 ARW non-mission essential personnel will NOT re… https://t.co/QphS5HJtbG
Liberators! ------------ INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE | JBA will have delayed reporting and OPEN at 11 a.m. tomorrow,… https://t.co/upQW1lO3On
Joint Base Andrews Chapel One is holding Catholic and Protestant Services over the Holiday period. See the attached… https://t.co/Dyj3XAJumv
Did you miss Open Season? Well, it may not be too late to get the level of health insurance you want. Click the lin… https://t.co/23w2JtJLWP
Holiday greetings from the AFRC Commander! https://t.co/dpin6QXIi9

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