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442nd Fighter Wing
Reserve A-10 unit redirected to Kandahar Airfield
442nd Fighter Wing Airmen and A-10 aircraft, originally slated to deploy to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, have been realigned to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Whiteman pilot logs 6,000 A-10 hours
Nearly three decades of flying and 11 combat deployments later, Lt. Col. John Marks has achieved a milestone that equates to 250 days in the A-10 cockpit, which most fighter pilots will never reach and puts him among the highest time fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force.
Reservists step up to the plate at Kauffman Stadium
Members of the 442nd Fighter Wing support their local baseball team, the Kansas City Royals, by presenting the charitable foundation, Royals Charities, with a plaque at Kauffman Stadium, Sept. 19. U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. John Marks, 303rd Fighter Squadron pilot, and his son were also invited to throw the opening pitch for the game against the Chicago White Sox.
442nd FW completes Estonia FTD
Reservists and active-duty Airmen from the 442nd Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and Guardsmen from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, completed a flying training deployment to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, August 8.
A-10s land on highway in Estonia
Eight Air Force Reserve Command A-10 Thunderbolt IIs conducted highway landings on the Jägala-Käravete Highway in Northern Estonia Aug 1.
442nd FW scores at KC Chiefs draft event
Service members and their families enjoy a Military Appreciation Day event with the Kansas City Chiefs April 30 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Stages were set up on the flightline and in one of the hangars in order for a few lucky service members to announce the Chiefs fourth, fifth and sixth round draft picks live on television.
442nd wins Maintenance Effectiveness Award 2 years running
The 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Bagram AB, Afghanistan has been awarded the 2015 Air Combat Command Maintenance Effectiveness Award, distinguishing the unit as the top-performing medium aircraft maintenance unit in ACC.The award is for the unit's accomplishments during fiscal year 2015, stretching from 1 October 2014 to 30
Reservist helps save life
Senior Airman Nick Heter, a 303rd Fighter Squadron traditional reservist, is also student at Kansas State University majoring in pre-med. His two careers came together recently when he helped save a life. "I was leaving the game," Heter recalled. "Out of the corner of my eye I saw someone fall straight
Warthogs win battle in Warsaw
Residents of Warsaw, Missouri may not have realized it, but their city hosted a military exercise November 19. The premise that day involved simulated large, enemy armored vehicles that had rolled into Warsaw, Missouri.The exercise was part of a longstanding program that the 442d Fighter Wing, and particularly it's 303d Fighter Squadron, have
AFRC's 2018 GEICO Military Service Award nominee
AFRC 2018 Lance P. Sijan Award nominees
Seven units approved for AF Organizational Excellence Award
Reserve employer receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
340th FTG earns seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
AFRC 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award nominee
First female maintenance group commander takes reins
C-5M wing stands down for safety review
From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve partnership ensures ANG-wide aeromedical evacuation training event
Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer
United and it feels so good
Air Force Reserve pararescueman laid to rest in Florida
Final respects paid to Staff Sgt. Carl Enis
920th Rescue Wing receives Power and Vigilance Award
Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment
22nd AF commander, reflects on 9/11 experience
22nd AF command teams, community leaders team up for summit success
1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
413th FTG welcomes new commander
Iraqi Air Force provides vital air to Italian pilots