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  • Say Hello To: Senior Airman Terrance Trotman

    Name: Senior Airman Terrance Trotman Unit: 459th Security Forces Squadron  Duty position: Security Force Member Hometown: Alexandria, Va Civilian Employment: Teacher at Cody Child Development Center at Ft. Myer in VirginiaPrior Service: Yes Previous assignment: Security Force Member at Dover AFB How many years served? 5 Personal goal: To get my
  • 459th Air Refueling Wing now on Facebook, Twitter

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing is now on Facebook and Twitter account. The Facebook page features photos from around the wing, 459th event notifications, notes and discussions. People who register as fans may post updates and comments. The fan page is open to anyone interested in what's going on with the wing. Visit the Facebook page at:
  • Recognizing Our Finest: Tech. Sgt. Scott Marchant

    An avid rugby player and fitness enthusiast, Tech. Sgt. Scott Marchant assumed the role of wing historian at the 459th Air Refueling Wing this past spring and has been engaging his role as historian with the same intensity that he applies to rugby and fitness. What are your duties as the Wing Historian? My duties include writing periodic histories,
  • 'Top Guns' receive awards at Tuskegee Airmen convention

    The National Tuskegee Airman Inc. president presented members of the historically-acclaimed 332nd Fighter Group awards during the 38th annual convention Aug. 6 through 9 here. The honoring ceremony marked the 60th anniversary of the original "Top Guns" who claimed victory in the 1949 National Fighter Gunnery Competition at the then-Las Vegas Air
  • Lonely Eagles ceremony recognizes fallen Tuskegee Airmen

    Beside a folded flag, a single flame burned atop the table of honor before dozens who gathered to honor fallen Tuskegee Airmen in a ceremony here Aug. 7. Part of the 38th Annual Tuskegee Airmen Inc., convention, the Lonely Eagles Ceremony memorialized air, ground and operations crew from the original Tuskegee Experiment. While more than 10,000
  • Former 459th ARW Commander receives historic promotion

    The Air Force's highest ranking black female aviator held off on making history -- ceremoniously, anyway -- so she could share the occasion with her heroes, military trailblazers in their own right. Though Brig. Gen. Stayce D. Harris officially donned her first star in April, she synchronized the pin-on ceremony with the 38th Annual Tuskegee Airmen
  • Reservists honor fallen service members through LULAC participation

     As part of the 80th League of United Latin American Citizens convention, senior leaders and spectators gathered to honor fallen Puerto Rican military members at the Capitol's Monument of Remembrance, or El Capitolio's El Monumento de la Recordacion, during a wreath laying ceremony here July 14. Hon. Tomas Rivera-Schatz, 14th President of the