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  • Grissom EOD responds to museum after employee finds cannon balls

    It’s not uncommon to see historical artifacts at a museum, but when an artifact comes with a post-it-note stating ‘Danger, it may be active’ a local call to authorities is warranted. That call came from the Berrien Springs County Plaza Museum Berrien Springs, Michigan, June 18, when a new employee discovered a Civil War era cannon ball with the message attached.
  • Grissom hosts Firecracker 5K

    Clear skies, warm weather and a large dose of patriotism brought a team of 10 runners together during Grissom’s Firecracker 5K June 24.
  • Grissom FD extinguishes tanker fire

    There’s nothing like a 75-foot tornado of fire coming from a fuel tanker truck to make an incident commander look for mutual aid options. That was the scenario June 19, when the Kokomo Fire Department came upon a tanker truck fire on U.S. 31 North in Kokomo, Indiana.
  • AMDS urges Airmen to use caution as they return to Grissom

    As Grissom begins to resume Reserve activities following the COVID-19 pandemic, the 434th Aerospace Medical Squadron is taking steps to promote Airman health and safety.
  • 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 prepares for fitness assessment changes

    Air Force leadership recently released updated guidelines to COVID-19 related fitness test postponements.
  • 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.
  • KC-135 refuels C130

    An HC-130J Combat King II from the 106th Rescue Wing at Gabreski Air National Guard Base, N.Y. lines up for fuel behind a 434th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana June 3, 2020 over the Atlantic. Grissom Airmen train to be reserve ready at all times and partner with both active and guard components.

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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

Staff Sgt. Josh Weaver
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