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  • Aerial porters move into new home

    With the ‘slice’ of giant scissors the 49th Aerial Port Squadron officially moved into their new facility June 3, 2022.The new 11,870 square-foot facility is located between base operations and the air traffic control tower and is home to 122 aerial porters.

  • GCC elects new officers

    The Grissom Community Council held their annual meeting Feb. 4, 2020 in Kokomo, Ind., and elected new officers for the year.

  • Mixed-reality technology helps train for tough conversations

    Christy Shives, Airman and Family Readiness Center Violence Prevention Integrator, facilitated the base’s first Suicide Awareness and Prevention training session using a mixed-reality program through the Emotional Intelligence Institute, Sept. 11, 2021.

  • Grissom holds 20th Anniversary ceremony remembering 9/11

    Many Americans remember where they were when the events of Sept. 11 transpired twenty years ago. They remember what they felt watching history unfold that day.The Hoosier Wing held a 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony at the base flag pole.The ceremony honored the 343 New York City firefighters

  • Overcoming Obstacles: 434th OSS wins Airfield Operations Awards

    Improvise, adapt and overcome may be a quotable line from a Clint Eastwood movie, but air traffic controllers at Grissom did just that on their way to nearly sweeping annual awards.The 434th Operations Support Squadron won Airfield Operations awards in 7 out of 8 categories based on their

  • Airman with Amish roots trains as a boom operator

    As a young child, Eva Chupp’s Amish upbringing was a world away from the high-tech business of the United States Air Force.Though unconventional, now Senior Airmen Chupp’s journey from her community in Michigan, to the boom pod of the KC-135R Stratotanker is taking flight.

  • Grissom unit supports overseas contingency training

    The Hoosier Wing’s main mission is providing air refueling and combat ready Airmen, but for the first time in over 5 years, members of Air Force Reserve Command’s Contingency Equipment Management Facility supported an overseas mission.A C-17 from Dover Air Force Base, Del., came to Grissom June 1 to

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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
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Tech. Sgt. Josh Weaver
NCOIC of public affairs

Master Sgt. Rachel Barton
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Tech. Sgt. Courtney Dotson-Essett
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Staff Sgt. Michael Hunsaker
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Staff Sgt. Alexa Culbert
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Staff Sgt. Jeremy Blocker
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Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko