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  • Senior leaders speak out on diversity, equal opportunity

    Officials in the Air Force Equal Opportunity Office and the Strategic Diversity Integration Office joined forces to produce a video that demonstrates the commitment of senior Air Force leaders to diversity and equal opportunity programs. In the video titled "Diversity and Equal Opportunity in Our Air Force," Air Force senior leaders voice their
  • Wing command chief imparts advice, farewell to Airmen

    A teenage girl, curious about what the blue-suited neighborhood recruiter was all about, decided taking her friend and trying to join the Air Force would be the best way to find out. The rigor of the initial fitness exam proved too much for the young girl, but the friend she persuaded to accompany her did indeed pass and went on to join the Air
  • ART Recruiting Blitz Week launches at wing

    As many Americans brace for continued economic and job market turbulence, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service sent a team here for an unprecedented job placement effort today. AFRC/RS selected the 459th Air Refueling Wing as the site for an Air Reserve Technician Recruiting Blitz Week, in hopes of creating program awareness and expediting
  • Two 459th ARW reservists selected for 2009 Tops In Blue tour

    Two reservists from the 459th Air Refueling Wing and 31 world-wide Air Force contestants have been selected to join the ranks of previous performers as the 2009 Tops In Blue crew. An ongoing tradition that has been a part of the Air Force since 1953, Senior Airman Vicki Howard, an aeromedical evacuation technician with the 459th Aeromedical
  • 756th LRF assist active duty in Southwest Asia

    At any given moment members of the 459th Air Refueling Wing are deployed all over the world, one such Airman is Capt. Tim Bourdeau, 759th Logistics Readiness Flight logistics staff officer. Deployed to Southwest Asia, Captain Boudeau is assigned to United States Central Command Air Forces Combined Air and Space Operations Center, air mobility
  • 69th APS Airmen pack up "good will" goods

     Members of the 69th Aerial Port Squadron gathered nearly 20 pallets containing more than 40,000 pounds of cargo for transport to help citizens and military people in remote locations in Afghanistan. Wing members packed and loaded clothing, toys and tools to be sent to Aschiana School in Kabul, Afghanistan, as part of an opportune airlift. The
  • Wing members step out for Annual Awards banquet

    Amidst cowbells, air horns and fervent cheers, members of the 459th Air Refueling Wing convened at the Colony South Hotel in Clinton, Md., Feb. 7 for recognition and camaraderie during the Fourth Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet, coordinated by the First Sergeant's Council, Banquet Committee and Chief's Group, and sponsored by partners such as
  • Cold weather uniform guidance issued

    With cold weather, ice, and snow hitting the region, the installation commander has issued guidance to Airmen on the proper wear of cold weather garments while in uniform.  Authorized Air Battle Uniform outerwear includes the All Purpose Environmental Clothing System, the Improved Rain System, the Cold Weather Parka, and the Blue All-Weather