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  • 434th CS Airmen ensure mission success through pandemic and beyond

    The COVID-19 pandemic changed us. It changed the way we work, the way we travel, and the way we interact with one another. While change is often met with resistance, the 434th Communications Squadron embraced the challenge in front of them and stepped up to ensure the information systems used by Grissom Airmen, whether remote or in garrison, stayed connected and protected.
  • Grissom unit supports overseas contingency training

    The Hoosier Wing’s main mission is providing air refueling and combat ready Airmen, but for the first time in over 5 years, members of Air Force Reserve Command’s Contingency Equipment Management Facility supported an overseas mission. A C-17 from Dover Air Force Base, Del., came to Grissom June 1 to pick up civil engineering cargo palletized by Grissom’s CEMF, destined for the pacific. The AFRC CEMF is a geographically separated operating location which falls under Detachment 1, 622nd Contingency Equipment Group, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.
  • Fire breaks out in empty hangar

    One person suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries when a fire broke out in Dock 5 at Grissom ARB.
  • Grissom fire department named best medium size department in AFRC

    Between battling 75-foot flames and providing lifesaving EMS support, Grissom’s fire department never wavered through 2020, and for that, they recently received the 2020 Chief Master Sergeant Ralph E. Sandborn Award, as the best medium size fire department in the Air Force Reserve Command.
  • Grissom flexes muscles during readiness exercise

    Airmen were challenged to demonstrate the 434 Air Refueling Wing’s ability to generate and employ real-world U.S. Strategic Command requirements during an exercise here June 1-6.
  • First Shirt has commitment to Air Force, community

    Drawing on childhood experiences one Grissom Airmen uses these to help others.
  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Grissom announces quarterly award winners

    Grissom’s command chief announced the quarterly award winners for the first quarter of 2021.
  • Home Instead receives ESGR Pro Patria award for support of Grissom Airman

    One weekend a month, three weeks a year, and ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. That’s what Citizen Airmen do part time, but full time we live and work locally in communities around the world.
  • Grissom hosts firefighter rescue and survival course

    Firefighters from both civilian and Reserve side of the house at Grissom are joined by others from Tinker AFB, Okla., Arnold AFB, Tenn., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., and even from the Kokomo City Fire Department in Kokomo, Ind.

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:

Douglas Hays
Chief, public affairs

Public affairs officer

Public affairs operations chief

Tech. Sgt. Josh Weaver
NCOIC of public affairs

Master Sgt. Rachel Barton
Staff writer

Tech. Sgt. Jami Lancette
Staff writer

Tech. Sgt. Courtney Dotson-Essett
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Chris Massey
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Michael Hunsaker
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Alexa Culbert
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Blocker
Staff writer

Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko

Staff writer