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  • Grissom increases economic impact to $134 million for FY18

    Nestled on more than 1,200 acres with more than $2 billion in real property, Grissom remains the largest employer in Miami County, and its economic impact is holding up to its size. The 434th Air Refueling Wing recently announced that the Hoosier Wing had a total economic impact of $134.1 million for fiscal year 2018 up from $122 million in 2016.
  • FOD walks help keep flightline clean

    Most Airmen at Grissom only venture out to the flightline during a commander’s call. Perhaps on the walk over, they’ve spotted the large gray trash can with the letters FOD.
  • Grissom announces Airmen promotions for November

    Twenty-nine Airmen from the 434th Air Refueling Wing were promoted as of November 1.
  • Team Grissom collects gifts, food to help Airmen during holiday season

    The 434th Airman and Family Readiness Flight is taking names for an Angel Tree and collecting non-perishable food items to be used to help out Airmen this upcoming holiday season at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.  Individuals or groups can go to the Airman and Family Readiness Center, located in building 431, to volunteer or to go shopping for toys
  • Veterans continue serving Grissom community after retirement

    For many Airmen, Grissom is the place they choose to spend their military career. For some, even military separation doesn’t mean saying goodbye to their Grissom family.
  • Team Grissom helps provide aid, hope to orphanages in Afghanistan

    Global reach and global power, tenets of the Air Force’s core mission, also come with a global responsibility – a responsibility to the good of all mankind.
  • Don’t delay: BRS opt-in deadline just around the corner

    The clock is ticking, and servicemembers have less than two months to opt-in to the Blended Retirement System before the Dec. 31 deadline.
  • Grissom announces Airmen promotions

    22 Airmen from the 434th Air Refueling Wing were promoted October 1.
  • Grissom hosts Halloween 5K

    The weather wasn’t the only thing spooky around Grissom on Oct. 31.
  • Grissom to host family meet, greet events

    “What does my husband do in the Air Force?” “How can I meet other family members?” Every month, more than 1,500 Air Force Reservists from more than 20 states make their way to Grissom Air Reserve Base. Many family members who stay behind feel they are left in the dark. In an effort to improve morale and welfare of Team Grissom, Senior Master Sgt. Eric Vance, 434th Air Refueling Wing Yellow Ribbon representative, is working to integrate family members at Grissom through a series of family meet and greet events to serve as a reminder that the Air Force family extends beyond those who wear the uniform. “We’re trying to get more family involvement to get the families of our military members more comfortable with Grissom,” Vance said.

Public Affairs Staff

Material contained on the Official Grissom Air Reserve Base Internet Web Site is written and produced by members of the 434th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Office. The award-winning staff includes:

Public Affairs Chief

Douglas Hays
Public Affairs Operations Chief

Master Sgt. Ben Mota
NCOIC of public affairs

Tech. Sgt. Jami Lancette
staff writer

Staff Sgt. Katrina Heikkinen
staff writer

Staff Sgt. Chris Massey
staff writer

Staff Sgt. Courtney Dotson-Essett
staff writer

Senior Airman Harrison Withrow
staff writer