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  • Ohio 14th District Rep visits YARS

    U.S. Congressman David Joyce, Ohio’s 14th District, visited Youngstown Air Reserve Station’s new Combat Arms Training and Maintenance firing range on Aug. 8, 2018. Due to a scheduling conflict, Joyce was unable to attend the new CATM firing range’s recent ribbon cutting ceremony, but still wanted to come to YARS to see the state-of-the-art firing range designed to enhance the 910th Security Forces Squadron’s mission capability. The congressman also received an update on the 910th Airlift Wing’s mission, priorities and future projects.
  • Training together

    Munitions specialists assigned to the 910th Maintenance Squadron spent annual training with their 307th MXS counterparts handling, transporting and storing Bomb Dispenser Unit-50 low drags at the 307th MXS munitions storage facility on Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
  • Airmen Abroad: Spangdahlem (4)

    Master Sgt. Michael Riggenbach, occupational safety technician assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing, operates a Spangdahlem Air Base "Skid Monster" July 10, 2018, on SAB, Germany. While at SAB Riggenbach assisted with vehicle safety classes, part of the class was operating a vehicle meant to mimic a car skidding on ice. All Airmen 26 years old or
  • YARS's Honor Guard at the Wall that Heals

    The 910th Airlift Wing supported the Wall that Heals opening ceremony on August 16, 2018, outside Packard Music Hall in Warren, Ohio. Youngstown Air Reserve Station provided a National Anthem singer, members of the base Honor Guard team, and a C-130H Hercules flyover. The Wall that Heals is a mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial on tour across the United States.
  • Last Tac Week challenge held at Camp Ravenna

    Youngstown Air Reserve Station hosted Tac Week were C-130H Hercules from YARS, Dobbins Air Reserve Base and Maxwell Air Force Base competed in a series of challenges for training. The last Tac Week challenge was a six ship tactical airdrop challenge to see which C-130 could get its Actual Heavy or High-velocity Container Delivery System airdrop closest to the Point of Impact.
  • Airmen Abroad: Spangdahlem (3)

    Airman 1st Class Sarah Gruber, a broadcast journalist assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office, adjusts the settings on her video camera July 12, 2018, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Gruber was tasked to record the 910th AW Reserve Citizen Airmen at SAB as they trained and worked with their active duty counterparts. Gruber's
  • 76th APS hosts the 76er Skills Challenge

    The 76th Aerial Port Squadron holds the 76er competition annually as a fun way to train. The competition consists of six parts: a hundred question test, a pallet build up, a 10K forklift obstacle course, a 25K Halverson obstacle course, a team physical training course, and an simulated Engine Running Onload/Offload of a C-130H Hercules.
  • 910th AW/FM supports customers and counterparts at Ramstein

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing Financial Management Office supported the 86th Comptroller Squadron July 6-19 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The Youngstown Air Reserve Station Airmen spent 14 days on temporary duty orders supplementing and training with their active duty counterparts in the Military Pay and Travel Customer Service Office at RAB.
  • 910th MDS receives invaluable training at Spangdahlem

    Seven Airmen from the 910th Medical Squadron, based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, went to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to supplement their active duty counterparts and receive training, July 5-19, 2018. The 15-day annual tour provided the Reserve Citizen Airmen invaluable insight and aided them in remaining current and qualified with in their medical career fields.
  • Once a "dirt boy" always a "dirt boy"

    Lt. Col. Robert Wengerter, the commander of the 910th Logistics Readiness Squadron, was in charge of the 910th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen who spent annual training in Germany. Wengerter embodied his own rule “Work hard, play hard” by dusting off his old enlisted “Dirt boy” training and hopping in a motor grader to level off a beaten up path on the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron's yard.