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  • Palm assumes command of the 434th MXS

    Change of command ceremonies have a long history of allowing troops to witness the passing to the torch from one leader to another, and the 434th Maintenance Squadron followed that tradition during the February unit training assembly.Maj. Bradley Palm assumed command of the 434th MXS during a

  • AF Reserve senior leaders receive COVID-19 vaccination

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief and Scobee’s senior enlisted advisor, rolled up their sleeves at the base medical facility. They will receive their second vaccination shot in about three weeks.

  • Connecting to protect against suicide

    In response to rising suicide rates within the Air Force, senior Grissom leaders united in a call to action to discuss the resources available to Airmen in need -- and stress the importance of continual communication.

  • Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    To continue minimizing close contact among personnel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume, testing has been delayed from October to January, and testing in January will move forward without obtaining waist, height and weight measurements.

  • Grissom legal office looking for new team members

    Providing legal assistance to every wing member is no easy feat and the 434th Judge Advocate General Corps is looking for a few new faces to help keep things running smoothly. The mission of the JAG office is to provide 434th Air Refueling Wing leadership and Airmen with legal support.The office is

  • Tricare Selected Reserve termination explained

    For Airmen enrolled in Tricare Reserve Select, there has been a change over the last 60 days on Tricare coverage payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ability to request reinstatement if needed due to miscommunication of policy guidelines.

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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