Tag: Dobbins Air Reserve Base
  • Team Dobbins, Latvian air force collaborate for Sky Fist

    94th Airlift Wing Reservists participated in Sky Fist 2016, an aircraft mishap response exercise at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, Oct. 5-7, 2016.“This is a great exercise that builds the relationship between the Latvian air force and the (U.S.) Air Force,” said Col. Armands Saltups, Latvian air force commander.For the training, a 94th AW C-130H was
  • Dobbins hosts incident response course

    “Dirty Bomb.” It was a term not widely used 25 years ago. Unfortunately today, it's a term with which our children are all too familiar. The term “dirty bomb” relates to a terrorist activity that involves the detonation of an explosive that spreads radioactive material. It is a reality for which responders and emergency response experts should be prepared at all times. With this in mind, the Dobbins Bioenvironmental Engineering office hosted the “Introduction to Radiological and Nuclear Incident Response (IRNIR) Course” here Aug. 9-10.
  • Dobbins combats Zika with Georgia Department of Public Health

    Dobbins’ Bioenvironmental Engineers recently partnered with the Georgia Department of Public Health to partake in the Department of Defense initiative to combat the Zika virus and other mosquito-spread diseases.Kathleen Schmidt, Georgia DPH vector surveillance coordinator, along with BEE personnel, laid traps at the Dobbins firing range due to it
  • Stokes takes command at 22nd Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Stayce Harris relinquished command of the 22nd Air Force to Maj. Gen. John Stokes during a change of command ceremony August 8 in the banquet hall at the Marriot Hotel in Atlanta. Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, commander Air Force Reserve Command, officiated the military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding officer to another.
  • Harris nominated for third star, AF assistant vice chief of staff position

    Major General Stayce Harris was nominated by President Barack Obama to be promoted to Lieutenant General and become the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff and Director of the Air Staff for the United States Air Force. The general is currently serving as the commander of the Air Force Reserve’s 22nd Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia. She
  • Ronan is new 22 AF Command Chief

    Chief Master Sergeant Clinton J. Ronan is the new Command Chief Master Sergeant at 22nd Air Force here. He comes to 22nd AF from the 914th Airlift Wing, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, where he served there as the unit’s Command Chief Master Sergeant.Ronan replaces Chief Master Sergeant Michael F. Thorpe, who is scheduled to retire in
  • Trials, tribulations, triumph

    Dobbins Airmen gathered at Verhulst Hall, May 14, to listen to Hershel Greenblat speak about his Holocaust survival during World War II.Born inside a cave in Ukraine, Greenblat spent his first year and a half underground while his parents fought with resistance groups. He stressed the importance of his parents’ will to survive, even in the face of
  • Team Dobbins competes in Savage Race

    Your heart is pumping, adrenaline rushing, and you’re pushing to your limit as you trek through an unfamiliar, wooded terrain. Your wingmen are at your side experiencing the same challenges, but still encouraging you to press forward. Your shoes are full of mud, your clothes soaked and clinging to your flesh. With all the seemingly difficult tasks
  • A Drop in the Ocean

    Aircrew Airmen from the 700th Airlift Squadron here provided air drop supplies during a three-day mission over the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea in support of Joint Interagency Task Force operations.As the constant roar of C-130 Hercules engines filled the cargo area, the large, flat expanse of the ocean sped by below, marked by waves that seemed
  • Santa tests C-130 as replacement for reindeer

    For many families, Santa’s arrival to the mall, parade, local Christmas event, or wherever he may be remains a mystery. In fact, most of Santa’s life remains a mystery. For instance, how does he know when we’re sleeping or awake? How does he know if we’ve been bad or good? How does he know that we aren’t home because we’re spending Christmas with