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  • Wing drums up more than $500 for Air Force Assistance Fund

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing collected more than $500 for the Air Force Assistance Fund from the onset to the close of the drive April 8. "There was an extreme showing generosity from members throughout the wing, very much in line with the Wingman mentality," said Lt. Col. Michael E. Laughton, 459th ARW commander's executive. The 459th ARW
  • Roger that! Air Force Reservist snags coveted Tops in Blue 'Golden Roger' award

    The list of winners over the years in the Air Force Tops In Blue Golden Roger award history would be a lot larger if talent were the only prerequisite. But his peers and prior award recipients on the judge's panel agree that Master Sgt. Derrick Wright, 459th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron training manager, earned the December 2007 nod in the
  • Wing members recognized at annual awards ceremony

    Civilians, ARTs and Reservists converged at the Andrews Community Activity Center here Feb. 2 to honor the "best of the best" at the Third Annual 459th Air Refueling Wing banquet. The First Sergeant's Council, the Banquet Committee and the 756th Squadron Association joined forces to help ensure the evening would measure up to and surpass the
  • Poetic diary of a Southern gentleman

    "A Man of His Word," is a title interpreted by the author as a man of honor and a man of poetry. The book is a collaboration of a work that took four years to build, and written by a man who said it was possible through a collage of experiences, goals, and the ability to skillfully express his thoughts with a pen in hand. Staff Sgt. Melvin
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  • Wing recruiter stars shine at conference

    When it comes to recruiting, the 459th Air Refueling Wing's recruiting team symbolizes excellence. At the annual recruiting conference Oct. 23, in Savannah, Ga., the 459th Recruiting Service took home several awards to include the organizational excellence award. This award is given to recruiting units that achieve at least 110 percent of the
  • Team Andrews chills out for charity

    Slim temperatures and generous donations met at the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point Park here Saturday. Team Andrews members of the 459th Air Refueling Wing and the 79th Medical Wing were among nearly 9,000 people who voluntarily jumped into the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland. According to the
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