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  • Reserve Citizen Amputee Airman scores 9 medals, new perspective, at Wounded Warrior Games

    Hundreds of spectators, families and service members cheered as Team Air Force defeated three-time defending champions, Team Navy, during the wheelchair basketball gold match in a nail-biting edge-of-your-seat competition, 66-60, June 28, 2019, during the Department of Defense Wounded Warrior Games June 21 – 30 in Tampa Bay, Florida.It was Reserve
  • Humanitarian cargo destined for Honduras

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from Youngstown Air Reserve Station and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst load a C-17 Globemaster III with humanitarian support cargo July 19, 2019, on the flightline at YARS. Reserve Citizen Airmen from YARS loaded the humanitarian support cargo on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst aircraft which was headed for Honduras in support of a Denton mission.
  • Airmen on the ground keep the Hercules in the air

    Aerospace propulsion technicians from the 910th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron built up a propeller assembly here, July 15, 2019. 910th Reserve Citizen Airmen in the aerospace propulsion career field are responsible for ensuring all C-130H Hercules engines are in first-rate operational conditions by testing, maintaining and repairing all parts of the engine. This knowledge and skill set is essential to the YARS flightline making these Reserve Citizen Airmen essential in providing a current, qualified, mission-ready force. 
  • 910th teams with 445th for aeromedical evacuation training

    Youngstown Air Reserve Station aircrew members flew a C-130H Hercules aircraft to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to conduct an aeromedical evacuation exercise with medical personnel from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. The C-130H is a versatile aircraft that can be customized for a wide variety of missions.
  • Industry leaders get closer look at 910th capabilities

    John Sankovic, president and CEO of the Ohio Aerospace Institute, and Howard Thompson, senior business development director at Greater Cleveland Partnership, visited the 910th Airlift Wing to learn about the unit’s capabilities. The 910th AW operates the Department of Defense’s only aerial spray capability to eliminate disease-carrying and pest insects, disperse oil spills in large bodies of water and eliminate unwanted or invasive vegetation.
  • Port Dawgs ship humanitarian cargo

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from Youngstown Air Reserve Station and Dyess Air Force Base, review documents on the back of a C-130J Super Hercules June 19, 2019, on the flightline at YARS. Reserve Citizen Airmen from YARS loaded humanitarian support cargo onto the Dyess AFB aircraft which was headed for Guatemala in support of a Denton mission.
  • Black Hawk crew equips firefighters for emergency response

    Youngstown Air Reserve Station firefighters receive training on engine shut-down procedures, emergency crew extraction and other safety concerns for the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on the aircraft ramp here, June 26, 2019. The two-day training course was conducted by two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilots with the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  • Course change fails to daunt determined Airman

    Senior Airman Robert Lawson was recently accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy and begins his studies on June 27, 2019.
  • Encampment offers JROTC cadets training experience

    During a five-day camp at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, cadets were taught discipline and leadership skills to simulate the highly regimented routine of basic military training.
  • A little closer to home

    For some, joining the Air Force at a young age may seem like the best or only option. Many fresh graduates are not ready for school and just want something to fulfill their purpose.