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  • Reservists participate in Inaugural parade

    Ninety members of the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., braved bone-chilling winds Tuesday to form an all-volunteer marching troop in the Presidential Inaugural parade. Weather and intense security notwithstanding, hundreds of wing hopefuls offered their time and participation for the historic event. The end result was a
  • 459th Airman first responder to highway collision

    Driving beach bound, a typical day for many until the unthinkable occurs, a major accident just moments ahead. First responder, or another "bottle necking" bystander? For Senior Airman Hope Waldron, 459th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, aerospace medical technician, the decision was second nature. While attending Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support
  • Wing members venture to Tunisia for Medlite 2008

    Six members of the 459th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron ventured to Tunisia Africa Nov. 17 to participate in Medlight 2008. Medlite is a joint force exercise to provide and exchange medical skills, techniques, and procedures between US Air Force Medical Service personnel and the Tunisian Military Health Services. Essential part of the training for
  • The Air Force Reserve Bonus Program

    The following duty AFSCs are bonus qualified for the period 1 October 2008 through 30 September 2009 at the 459th Air Refueling Wing: 1N071 Operations Intelligence Craftsman 2A752 Nondestructive Inspection Journeyman 3E072 Electrical Power Production Craftsman 3E052 Electrical Power Production Journeyman 3E251 Pavements and Construction Equipment
  • Blue Mondays

    Visiting an Air Force base on Monday may seem more "blue" than usual. For Traditional Reservists and some Air Reserve Technicians who may have not worn blues uniform on a consistent basis, there is now a one in seven chance they will. "During a recent four-star summit, we had several discussions concerning our uniforms, including the wear of our
  • 459th members attend HRDC conference in Atlanta

    Active, reserve, guard and civilian members came together for the bi-annual Human Resource Development Council conference in Atlanta, Ga., Oct 27-30. The conference is a unique experience in which members from across the country bring their specific issues and successes for a distinctive review of processes and procedures, said Capt. Joy Atkins,
  • 459th ART Spotlight

    Name: SSgt Norman T Brown II Unit/Duty title: 459 OSF/Aircrew Flight Equipment How long have you been at the 459th ARW: 6 years Civilian Occupation: Aircrew Flight Equipment Have you ever been Active Duty: Yes Tell us something we don't know about you?: I love to race (cars, jogging, etc.) Accomplishments: Two achievement medals, one with valor;