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  • 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 and paramedics, 23 New York City police officers
  • 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 outstanding performances in duties that soar above what is required.
  • 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 members recognized for longevity

    The Hoosier wing recognized 16 base employees who reached career tenure milestones.
  • 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 pick up civil engineering cargo palletized by Grissom’s CEMF, destined for the pacific. The AFRC CEMF is a geographically separated operating location which falls under Detachment 1, 622nd Contingency Equipment Group, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.
  • First Shirt has commitment to Air Force, community

    Drawing on childhood experiences one Grissom Airmen uses these to help others.
  • Grissom announces quarterly award winners

    Grissom’s command chief announced the quarterly award winners for the first quarter of 2021.
  • Grissom hosts firefighter rescue and survival course

    Firefighters from both civilian and Reserve side of the house at Grissom are joined by others from Tinker AFB, Okla., Arnold AFB, Tenn., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., and even from the Kokomo City Fire Department in Kokomo, Ind.
  • Full-time flight surgeon revives medical readiness

    Col. (Dr.) Bill Bray, came on board about 10 months ago and began treating some of Grissom’s biggest problems – stacks of medical readiness items.
  • 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.
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