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  • Grissom remembers; ceremony honors lives lost on 9/11

    The 434th Air Refueling Wing held its annual remembrance ceremony honoring those who’s lives were lost during the 9/11 attacks at the 434th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department building, September 11, 2022.

  • Grissom BASH Program Hangs by a Thread

    The Air Force Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program is the culmination of several different efforts that overlap to mitigate wildlife hazards. Here, that’s all held together by a thread. The BASH program is responsible for mitigating wildlife hazards around flight lines and the

  • Grissom Airmen get ready for back-to-school

    The waning summer days signal the back-to-school season is here.The Grissom Military and Family Readiness Center partnered with the Indiana Uniformed Service Organizations and Operation Home Front to provide backpacks and school supplies to the families of military members, during the August Unit

  • 434th CS welcomes new commander

    An assumption of command ceremony is a tradition that represents the transfer of responsibility and authority of a unit from one leader onto the next. Lieutenant Colonel Gwendolyn Fulton assumed command of the 434th Communications Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony here at Gus Grissom

  • Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee thanks Reserve Citizen Airmen

    A multimedia piece designed for social media featuring comments from Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee's final interview as Air Force Reserve commander. In the video, Scobee expresses his belief that the people of the Air Force Reserve are responsible for his success and thanks them.

  • Grissom’s Civil Engineer Squadron recognized as top CE unit in AFRC

    Since 1966, the Society of American Military Engineers, or SAME, has recognized top Air Force civil engineering units with the Curtin Award, named for Maj. Gen. Robert H. Curtin. This award is an esteemed honor bestowed upon only the most distinctively accomplished CE units.SAME recently recognized

  • Aerial porters move into new home

    With the ‘slice’ of giant scissors the 49th Aerial Port Squadron officially moved into their new facility June 3, 2022.The new 11,870 square-foot facility is located between base operations and the air traffic control tower and is home to 122 aerial porters.

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. Courtney Dotson-Essett
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Michael Hunsaker
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Alexa Culbert
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Jeremy Blocker
Staff writer

Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko