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  • Yellow Ribbon event welcomes home 459th reservists

    Assisting service members and their families with the post-deployment process was the goal of the 459th Air Refueling Wing's first Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event. "We are here to equip returning reservists with the tools and resources they need to assist them as they transition back into their civilian lives," said Colonel Mike Allman,
  • 459th ARW welcomes new command chief

    "Hi there," Chief Master Sgt. Clifford Van Yahres calls out in his Long Island accent to passing troops as he walks the halls of the 459th Air Refueling Wing. With more than two decades of experience and having only been assigned to Andrews two months ago, the Chief sees quite a bit of old faces and a slew of new ones too. "I'm not here to sit
  • TRICARE publishes new health resource guide

    No one questions the need for medical care when someone is physically injured but, when people experience emotional problems, they may feel embarrassed and afraid to seek help when the troubling signs first surface. During Mental Health Month in May, TRICARE would like to remind beneficiaries about the recently published "A TRICARE Guide:
  • 459th honorary commanders take flight

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing opened its doors and aircrafts to two honorary commanders for an orientation tour and flight April 3. The honorary commanders were Lee Schiek, airport manager at College Park Airport and Donald Bridgeman,of the Prince George's County, Maryland Office of Human Resources and Management, honorary commanders of the 459 ARW
  • 459th Reservists host HRDC health fair

    The 459th Air Refueling Wing Human Resource Development council hosted a health fair at the base theatre Sunday in an effort to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection of diseases among military personnel. The HRDC health fair featured booths that provided information on prevention, healthy living, the need
  • HRDC plans Health Fair helps wing members

    The Human Resource Development Council is hosting a Health Fair Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the base theater. The health fair will feature displays and demonstrations about health issues wing members currently face, such as epilepsy, lupus and high blood pressure. "This fair is the first time we're doing something to this extent in order to
  • Recognizing Our Finest: Captain Aletha Holland provides service with a smile

    Name: Captain Aletha Holland Unit/Duty title: 459th Mission Support Group executive officer. How long have you been at the 459th ARW: Since November 1, 1999. Civilian Occupation: I've been in the position here at the 459th since October 1, 2007. Will become an ART effective 13 April 2009Tell us something we don't know about you?: I climbed Mount