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  • "Candy Bomber" reflects on Air Force heritage at Joint Service Open House

    An Air Force legend who sweetened the lives of thousands of children during the Berlin Airlift appeared here for the 2008 Joint Service Open House May 16-18. Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen, affectionately known as the " Berlin Candy Bomber" received his nickname for dropping candy tied to parachutes from his C-54 Skymaster to children in 1948 and
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  • Wounded warriors find comfort at Andrews AFB

    Dedicated nurses, doctors and medical technicians; a premier medical facility; caring civilian volunteers; and a clean bed are the comforts wounded soldiers have to look forward to when they arrive here to the 79th Aeromedical Staging Flight. Patients like U.S. Army Private First Class Kenneth Adkins, Bravo Troop, 101st Airborne Division, sat
  • Wing members support USAFE mission at RAF Mildenhall

    In full total force fashion, thirty-one members of the 459th Air Refueling Wing spent their annual tour here April 11 in support of U.S. Air Forces in Europe missions. The unit returned to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., April 27. While most members hailed from the 459th Logistics Readiness Flight, members of the 459th Communications Flight, 459th
  • D.C.'s finest

  • Reserve bonus program pays at 459th ARW

    The following Duty Air Force Specialty Codes are bonus qualified for the period April 1, 2008 through Sept. 30, 2008 at the 459th Air Refueling Wing: DAFSC Title 1N091 Operations Intelligence Superintendent 1N071 Operations Intelligence Craftsman 2A571 Aerospace Maintenance Craftsman 2A675 Aircraft Hydraulic Systems Craftsman 2A676 Aircraft
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