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  • WWII veteran issues oath of enlistment during Grissom Air and Space Expo

    During the year that marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 75 recruits took center stage during the Grissom Air and Space Expo at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. Sept. 7, 2019 and recited the oath of enlistment. It’s an oath taken by all enlisted U.S. military members. However, this occasion was even

  • Make-A-Wish families enjoy time with Thunderbirds ahead of Grissom airshow

    The high flying Thunderbirds came to a halt on Sept. 6, 2019 for a very special reason-the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Four children from the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Make-A-Wish organization came to Grissom to spend time on the base, and with the famous Thunderbirds ahead of the Grissom Air and Space

  • Air Force Band of Mid-America performs at Grissom

    Sense of pride and patriotism came in many platforms during Grissom’s Air and Space Expo and the Air Force Band of Mid-America was in sync to that sentiment using music as their medium to inspire the hearts and minds of spectators. As the gates opened, and the crowd flooded in, patriotic was heard

  • Traffic routes finalized for Grissom Air and Space Expo

    Soon the skies will be filled with the thunder of jet noise as the base opens its doors for the Grissom Air and Space Expo. Planning for the Sept. 7-8 show has been a massive undertaking and as officials put the final touches in place, one of the biggest tasks is getting to the base.

  • Reserved seating among perks offered for airshow attendees

    The 2019 Grissom Air and Space Expo is just under 60 days away and planners want to make sure that attendees take advantage of all the perks the event has to offer. With an estimated daily attendance of 45,000, one of the most coveted amenities will be seating to watch the flying acts.

  • The man behind the curtain: Thompson leads charge with air show planning

    For those who are looking forward to being spectators at the 2019 Grissom Air and Space Expo, Sept. 7-8 can’t come soon enough. For those who are planning what is easily one of the biggest events to come to Grissom in more than 16 years, it might seem as though the calendar is hurtling toward that

  • 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

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Douglas Hays
Chief, public affairs

Maj. Elias Zani
Public affairs officer

Josh Weaver
Public affairs operations chief

Master Sgt. Josh Weaver
NCOIC of public affairs

Master Sgt. Rachel Barton
Staff writer

Tech. Sgt. Alexa Culbert
Staff writer

Senior Airman Alexis Morris
Staff writer

Senior Airman Elise Faurote
Staff writer