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  • 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.
  • Mentoring sessions take aim at helping members advance

    Both senior officer and enlisted members will be a part of panels designed to shed light on the keys to career success beginning on Feb. 9.
  • Grissom makes positive economic impact

    Grissom has been part of the Miami County community for nearly 78 years, and it continues to make a positive impact on the area.
  • Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know

    With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick.
  • 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.
  • Team Grissom brings home four Airfield Operations Awards

    The 434th Operations Support Squadron upheld its tradition of excellence in 2019 as it claimed four of Air Force Reserve Command’s annual airfield operations awards, including the Lima Site 85 Team of the Year award.
  • Save the date: 434th ARW to host annual awards banquet

    It is almost that time of year when the wing gathers to honor Grissom Airmen who exhibit core values and go above and beyond through their commitment to duty. Nominees, along with family friends and Airmen, are invited to celebrate at the base dining facility during this year’s annual awards banquet.
  • Grissom's 2019 year end photo review

    Grissom's 2018 year end photo review contains photos taken by the 434th Air Refueling Wing public affairs staff pertaining to Grissom and associated tenant units.
  • Grissom converts first 434th MXG ART positions to civilian

    For the first time since the base’s realignment as a Reserve base in 1994, the 434th Maintenance Group has converted seven air reserve technician positions to straight civilian positions.
  • DoD Releases 2020 Military Pay and Compensation Rates

    The Department of Defense has released the 2020 Rates for Basic Allowance for Housing, Basic Allowance for Subsistence, and Basic Pay. These rates will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Basic Allowance for Housing rates will increase an average of 2.8%, Basic Allowance for Subsistence rates will increase 0.9%, and Basic Pay will increase 3.1% over the entire force.

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

Ben Mota
Public affairs Operations Chief

NCOIC of public affairs

Tech. Sgt. Jami Lancette
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Chris Massey
Staff writer

Staff Sgt. Courtney Dotson-Essett
Staff writer

Airman 1st Class Harrison Withrow
staff writer