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  • Runners sweat during Dog Days 5K

    Team Grissom held its Dog Days of Summer 5K on July 29, 2020. This was one of many 5Ks held throughout the year.
  • Engine 8 reports for duty

    Out with the old and in with the new: Grissom’s Fire Department advances its capabilities with a new fire truck.
  • Grissom Airmen undergo Hazardous Materials training

    Grissom Airmen from the 434th Civil Engineering Squadron recently underwent a hazardous material training exercise.
  • Grissom moves to HPCON Bravo

    Following the nations lead to gradually begin to reopen, the 434th Air Refueling Wing Commander Col. Larry Shaw changed Grissom’s Health Protection Condition Level to from Charlie to Bravo.
  • DeAngulo wins IG Civilian of the Year Award

    The 2019 award for Air Force Reserve Command’s Inspector General Civilian of the Year went to Grissom’s very own Dan DeAngulo, 434th Air Refueling Wing exercise program director.
  • Final changes to Air Force song announced

    The announcement by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, completes a two-step process in which male-only references were revised to capture the distinguished service, the high standards, and central role that women play in every facet of the modern United States Air Force.
  • AFRC introduces alternant cardio assessment in lieu of weather waiver

    As of Jan. 1 guidance from AFRC replaced the weather waiver with an alternate indoor cardiorespiratory fitness assessment.
  • Boom operators stay current, become first sergeants

    Boom operators jobs are critical to the refueling mission but now they can impact other areas. Career enlisted aviators, such as boom operators, may now perform duties outside of their flying squadron in a first sergeant role and still be eligible to maintain their flight hours and other training required as a flyer.
  • New Year, new engine

    Out with the old, in with the new. For Grissom maintainers that might be easier said than done. Grissom Airman from the 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently removed and replaced a 3-ton engine on a KC-135R Stratotanker during a recent unit training assembly.
  • AF app puts vital information in hands of Airmen

    With the advent of cell phones, having the world at your fingertips is no longer just an idiom and the 434th Air Refueling Wing is also just a tap away. The 434th ARW is part of an enterprise-wide mobile app designed to provide Airmen with streamlined access to information they need for their lives and careers.

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

Maj. Neil Samson
Public affairs officer

Erica Morgan
Public affairs operations chief

Tech. Sgt. Josh Weaver
NCOIC of public affairs

Tech. 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

Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
Staff writer

Senior Airman Jeremy Blocker
Staff writer