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If your question relates specifically to the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, please see the questions below. If you have a question which is not addressed here, you may find the answer by visiting the Questions page of Air Force Link. If you have a general military question, please refer to the Department of Defense Frequently Asked Questions page. 

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Will there be an air show anytime soon?

No, currently the Wings Over Pittsburgh air show is not scheduled for 2015. We hope to see you again next year!

Does the 911th Airlift Wing have a Base Exchange or Commissary available?

The 911th Airlift Wing does not have a Base Exchange; however, a new Post Exchange/Base Exchange is now open at:

89 Soldiers Lane
Coraopolis, PA  15108

Phone: (412) 329-7979

Store Hours:  Tues-Fri 0830-1830/Sat 0830-1700/Sun-Mon Closed

A Commissary is also available at that location:

Phone: (412) 375-6310

Store Hours as of March 9, 2016:

Sunday/Monday:  Closed
Tuesday-Friday:  0900-1800
Saturday:  0900-1900

A valid current military ID card, military retiree ID card, or military dependent ID card is required for any purchase(s).

How do I get to the 911th Airlift Wing?

Directions to the 911th Airlift Wing


North 
Start on 279-N to Camp Horne Road exit 
Make left off of exit 
Stay on Camp Horne Road until Ohio River Blvd. (Rt. 65) 
Turn right onto Ohio River Blvd. 
Stay on Ohio River Blvd. until the Sewickley Bridge 
Turn left onto Sewickley Bridge 
At the end of the bridge turn left 
Go to the Thorn Run Road (first right) and make a right up the hill 
When you get to the intersection of Thorn Run Road and Beaver Grade Road go through it 
Keep going straight past the Post Office 
Make a left at the Thorn Run Interchange and follow the signs to the Air Force Reserve Base 

East 
Start on I-376 W 
Take the I-376 W/US-22 W ramp 
Merge on I-376 W 
Take I-279 S 
Take US-22 W/US-30 W toward airport 
Take I-376 W 
Take Moon Business Exit #3 
Get off at the Thorn Run Interchange (Signs will say Air Force Reserve Base) 
Make a right off of the exit 
Then make another immediate right 
The base is located straight ahead - Can't miss it. 

West 
Take I-376 E and take I-376 E Business
Get off at the Thorn Run Interchange (Signs will say Air Force Reserve Base) 
Make a right off of the exit 
Then make another immediate right 
The base is located straight ahead - Can't miss it. 

South 
Take I-279 S towards Airport/Carnegie 
Merge on I-279 S 
Go on US-22 W/US-30 W towards Airport 
Take I-376 W
Take Moon Business Exit #3 
Get off at the Thorn Run Interchange 
Follow signs to Air Force Reserve Base 

Does the 911th Airlift Wing have an Honor Guard?

The 911th Airlift Wing has a very active Honor Guard comprised of approximately 24 members. The Honor Guard is a congressionally mandated all volunteer organization that represents 911th Airlift Wing and the Air Force in funeral honors and ceremonial functions. Providing honors to our nation's heroes is perhaps one of the most rewarding and satisfying acts any of us can perform.
 
The Honor Guard has the awesome responsibility of representing the Air Force, and the United States, as friends and families say their last farewells to loved ones who have proudly served our country. The Honor Guard does more than just funerals. Not only do they participate in active duty and veteran funerals they also perform color guards at many different activities such as retirements, promotions, changes of command and community events. The Honor Guard has supported several local events such as baseball, football and hockey games, parades, and other important community events. 

To request the Honor Guard, please submit Department of Defense Form 2536 to the 911th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office no later than three weeks prior to the event date. 
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Are there any jobs available at the 911th Airlift Wing?

There are various full-time and part-time positions available at the 911th Airlift Wing.  The full-time positions could fall under one of three categories:  Civilian, Air Reserve Technician and Contractor.  In order to apply for an Air Reserve Technician position, an individual must be a Reservist first.  To find out more about what it takes to be a Reservist, contact the 911th Recruiting Office at (412) 474-8555, the office located at the Butler Mall at (724) 287-7300, or the Air Force Reserve Recruiting center at (800) 217-1041.

Does the 911th Airlift Wing have any on-base lodging available?

The 911th Airlift Wing does have lodging available on base.  Lodging is available on a first-come, first-served basis to active and retired military members and their dependents.