• FSS Commander shares experience as an African American woman in leadership

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Fifteen percent of personnel currently serving in the Air Force are African American. An even smaller percentage are African American women who make up the Air Force officer corps. As part of Black History Month, the 459th Force Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Miriam

  • 459th Civilian reflects on life during Civil Rights Era

    Arthur “Art” Miles is a civilian at the 459th Air Refueling Wing and is currently the oldest member in the wing. He shares his journey of how he joined the military at a time when the United States was still segregated and how he persevered and reached the point he is today.Circa 1960, Miles is a