News>Air Force Reserve recruiters hold enlistment on farm
Col. Bill Phillips, commander of the 910th Operations Group, enlists four Air Force Reserve recruits during the annual recruiting kick-off event. This year's event was held at the Irons Mill Farmstead . U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Brent J. Davis
The Irons Mill Farmstead, New Wilmington, Pa. 910th Airlift Wing C-130 corn maze is seen through the window of a C-130H Hercules aircraft. The maze is featured at a fall festival through the last weekend in Oct. and was designed to honor the Citizen Airmen of the 910th Airlift Wing. U.S. Air Force photo by Mr. Eric M. White
by Maj. Brent J. Davis
910th Airlfit Wing Public Affairs
10/13/2012 - NEW WILMINGTON, Penn. -- Four more young men joined the ranks of more than 71,000 Citizen Airmen when they raised their right hands here, October 6 committing to serve six years in the Air Force Reserve.
Each year in October, an annual enlistment ceremony commences at a unique location as a new [fiscal] year kick-off according to Master Sgt. Randi Baum, an Air Force Reserve recruiter with the 910th Airlift Wing.
This year's enlistment location was held at the Iron Mills Farmstead here just 100 yards from a 10-acre-corn maze grown to spell out "910th Airlift Wing" along with the shape of a C-130 Hercules and 910th shield.
"We wanted to show our appreciation to the Milliron family for their support of the 910th by having a kick-off enlistment at their farm," said Baum.
The new recruits reside in the Cleveland and Youngstown vicinity. They are filling vacancies in hydraulics, security, services and supply.