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  • Grissom tests VR suicide prevention technology

    Airmen from across the 434th Air Refueling Wing participated in a suicide prevention virtual reality training demonstration from April 30 to May 2.
  • Maintainer retires after 36 years of military service

    After 36 years of service before self, Chief Master Sgt. Chad Weisend, 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft maintenance superintendent, said goodbye to Grissom May 1.
  • $35-million fuel hydrant system comes online

    Fueling the fight got a little easier recently as Grissom brought a new $35-million fuel hydrant system on-line.
  • Grissom celebrates Arbor Day, named Tree City -- again!

    Grissom team members planted a Kwanzan Cherry Tree near the Civil Engineering pond, in honor of environmental conservation, during the annual Grissom Arbor Day ceremony, April 23, 2021.
  • SAPR .5K powers through the rain at Grissom

    The 434th Air Refueling Wing held its first .5K in recognition of Sexual Assault Response and Prevention month at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana, April 10, 2021.
  • Air Force rewrites basic doctrine, focuses on mission command, airpower evolution

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. recently signed perhaps the most sweeping change of Air Force basic doctrine in the service’s history, marking a major milestone in the service’s strategic approach to “Accelerate Change or Lose.”
  • Developing Self: Airman’s Foundational Competencies Category

    The Air Force has identified 24 Airman’s foundational competencies for all Airmen, these competencies are universally applicable to all Airmen and are categorized into four groups: Developing Self, Developing Others, Developing Ideas and Developing Organizations. Developing Self includes the following foundational competencies: accountability, perseverance, communication, decision making, information seeking, flexibility, resilience, initiative, and self-control.
  • Pemberton takes command of the 434th ARW

    Col. Thom Pemberton assumed command of the 434th ARW at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana during a ceremony April 10.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere. This change emphasizes the primary competitive advantage and capabilities airpower provides to the nation and joint operations.
  • Virtual open house set for AICUZ study

    Grissom Air Reserve Base will host a virtual open house to cover the findings in an Air Installation Combatable Use Zone study completed recently. The virtual open house will be held from 5-6:15 p.m. March 10, 2021.

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