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  • Grissom recruiting volunteers for air show

    As planning officials press forward with making the 2019 Grissom Air and Space expo a reality, opportunities for the community to get involved are available as event volunteers are being sought. Master Sgt. Deborah Sweet, 434th Air Show volunteer coordinator, said applications are now being accepted for anyone interested in volunteering.
  • Grissom announces Deserving Airman selections

    Hard work and dedication has paid off for five Grissom members who were recently selected to join the officer ranks through the Deserving Airman program. “The group we interviewed, as a whole was phenomenal,” said Col. Anne Noel, 434th Air Refueling Wing vice commander. “They are top Airmen and leaders in their squadron and in their civilian capacity and displayed extraordinary military and civilian records.”
  • Grissom honor guard welcomes new manager, seeks volunteers

    In sharply pressed uniforms, moving with precision and stoic determination, the Air Force honor guard is a distinguished presence at ceremonies that honor both the past and present. For one Grissom member, when the opportunity to lead the elite team here became available, Master Sgt. Adam Reynolds readily accepted the challenge.
  • Grissom locks in B-1B Lancer for 2019 Airshow

    A B-1B Lancer is scheduled to perform September 7-8 at the 2019 Grissom Air and Space Expo. Carrying the largest conventional payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's long-range bomber force. It can rapidly deliver massive quantities of precision and non-precision weapons against any adversary, anywhere in the world, at any time.
  • Maintainers repeat as basketball champions

    Like a the well-oiled machines they work on, Grissom Maintainers throttled AMDS 52-10 to power their way to the 2019 intramural basketball tournament title.
  • Grissom holds first commander’s call for 2019

    Col. Larry Shaw, 434th Air Refueling Wing commander, hosted a commander's call during the unit training assembly, Feb. 9, 2019. During the all-call, Shaw reviewed Grissom’s mission and vision, as well as his expectations for the busy year in regards to exercises, inspections and the Grissom Air & Space Expo.
  • Witter pins on eagles

    Airmen and family members filled Gus Grissom Hall to witness a long-standing tradition as one of Grissom’s own pinned on eagles. Col. Christopher Witter, 434th Air Refueling Wing director of inspections, was recently promoted to the rank of colonel in front of family, friends and peers during a pin-on ceremony held here Feb. 9, 2019.
  • 434 ARW survey released to improve mission

    Brig. Gen. Allan Swartzmiller, Headquarters AFRC inspector general, recently sent out a survey designed to provide an overview of the bases current climate in an effort to identify deficiencies and improve any issues that might arise before the bases upcoming unit effectiveness inspection.
  • Grissom rolls out new web page for 2019 Air & Space Expo

    Getting the latest updates and information about the upcoming air show is now easier than ever with the new Grissom Air & Space Expo tab on the Grissom web page.
  • GCC holds annual membership meeting

    Resiliency through dedication and hard work was the message delivered to the Grissom Community Council recently about the north-central Indiana base. Col. Dwight Meese, 434th Maintenance Group commander, addressed the GCC at their general membership meeting held at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind., Feb. 15.

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
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Staff Sgt. Chris Massey
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Staff Sgt. Courtney Dotson-Essett
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Senior Airman Harrison Withrow
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