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  • Heritage To Make You Proud

    “History makes you smart, Heritage makes you proud.” These were the words given to Brian Knowles, 434th Air Refueling Wing historian, when he was first beginning his career. He took them to heart then and continues to do so by using history to instill pride in the Airmen at Grissom.

  • Grissom Airman from Nigeria becomes U.S. citizen

    The uniform doesn’t tell the whole story. From the outside we may dress alike, but every person that zips up their blouse has their own unique story, a story of how they got here, or why they choose to serve, and because of their journey some of those storytellers can do so in multiple

  • Military One Source promotes available resources

    Navigating the world of being a member of the military can be complex. There are acronyms to decipher, trainings to comply with and missions to complete.Then there’s the civilian side: families, bills and finding time for recreation. “Adulting” can be hard but fortunately, military members and their

  • Grissom D&TF Marches Forward With New Flight Chief

    “Forward March! Hut, two, three, four...,” the new Development and Training Flight Chief counts cadence as he leads the newest flight of trainees through basic drill movements. Preparing them for what’s to come in Basic Military Training and marching them forward in their Air Force careers.The

  • Grissom fire department named best medium size department in AFRC

    Between battling 75-foot flames and providing lifesaving EMS support, Grissom’s fire department never wavered through 2020, and for that, they recently received the 2020 Chief Master Sergeant Ralph E. Sandborn Award, as the best medium size fire department in the Air Force Reserve Command.

  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.

  • Grissom fire chief earns Ray Picard award

    A Grissom firefighter recently snuffed out the competition winning an award that is given to one person annually. The 2021 Ray Picard Award was presented to Christian Jacobs, 434th Grissom Fire Department chief of fire prevention.

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. Elias Zani
Public affairs officer

Josh Weaver
Public affairs operations chief

Master Sgt. Josh Weaver
NCOIC of public affairs

Master Sgt. Rachel Barton
Staff writer

Tech. Sgt. Alexa Culbert
Staff writer

Senior Airman Alexis Morris
Staff writer

Senior Airman Elise Faurote
Staff writer