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  • Fuel tank downloaded for future capability enhancement

    Master Sgt. Chad Conroy and Tech. Sgt. Dakota Perkins, aircraft fuel system craftsmen assigned to the 910th Maintenance Squadron, use a breaker bar to loosen the bolts that affix a fuel tank to the wing of a C-130H Hercules aircraft at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, May 7, 2024. The

  • Proof to pass the torch

    As the 910th Airlift Wing prepares to upgrade its aging C-130H Hercules fleet to the newer C-130J-30 Super Hercules model, testing was needed to determine if and how the new airframe could perform the Department of Defense’s only large-area fixed-wing aerial spray capability to control

  • Into the wild blue yonder

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing takes off from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, for a local training flight, March 14, 2024. Aircrew members perform regular training sorties to remain combat ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric M. White)

  • On the flightline

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft’s propellers spin prior to takeoff at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, March 3, 2024. During the March Unit Training Assembly at YARS, aircrew assigned to the 757th Airlift Squadron flew sorties ensuring Airmen are current and combat ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Rainy day Herc at play

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing taxis on the ramp after a local training sortie at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2024. The sortie included maneuvers to help aircrew members gain and maintain proficiency in cargo delivery techniques and aircraft takeoff

  • Hercules departs for final time before fleet upgrade

    Members of the 910th Maintenance Group prepare to taxi an aircraft from a maintenance hangar to a parking spot on the aircraft ramp to begin pre-flight preparations, Jan. 31, 2024, at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio. The aircraft departed the installation for the final time while assigned to

  • Port Dawgs partner for pack practice

    Tech. Sgt. Mark Primuth, a port dawg with the 76th Aerial Port Squadron, pushes a pallet into the cargo bay of a C-130H Hercules aircraft stationed at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, Jan. 6, 2024. Members of the 46th and 32nd Aerial Port Squadron from Dover Air Force Base and Pittsburgh Air

  • Regional firefighters familiarized on C-130 emergency response

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio sits on the ramp at Erie International Airport Tom Ridge Field, Pennsylvania, Nov. 10, 2023. Aircrew flew the aircraft to the airport so that Youngstown ARS firefighters could orient Erie firefighters on emergency response

  • Unique capability improves Utah training range safety

    A C-130H Hercules aircraft from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, applies herbicide to the Utah Test and Training Range, Hill Air Force Base, to create fire breaks for wildfire prevention and safe unexploded ordnance removal, Oct. 31, 2023. The 910th Airlift Wing employs its unique aerial spray

  • Video: Joint Base Charleston pesticide mission

    The 910th Airlift Wing conducted an aerial spray pesticide mission to eliminate mosquitos in and around Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, May 16, 2023. Based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, the 910th Airlift Wing maintains the Department of Defense’s only large area, fixed-wing aerial