• 911th AW sweeps AFRC awards

    The Air Force Reserve Command is comprised of 42 Air Force installations. This means that each installation makes up approximately 2.2 percent of the command. During the 2018 Air Force Reserve Command awards presentations, the 911th Airlift Wing took many of the top honors with several squadrons receiving more than 45 percent of the awards available.
  • 911th FSS hosts walk for National Pet Day

    The 911th Force Support Squadron Fitness Center hosted a special 3 kilometer walk/run in celebration of National Pet Day at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, April 11, 2019.
  • New chapter for the 911th Airlift Wing

    The 911th Airlift Wing is undergoing an aircraft conversion switching from the C-130 Hercules to a much a larger cargo aircraft in the C-17 Globemaster III. As of this week, three out of the eight C-17s assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing will be stationed at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania. The rest of the aircraft are to arrive over the next few months.
  • Month of the Military Child

    April is designated as the Month of the Military Child by the Department of Defense Education Activity. This awareness month was established to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.
  • 911th Airlift Wing hosts Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.

    The 911th Airlift Wing hosted established senior-level leaders, high-potential young professionals and post 9/11 veterans who graduated from leadership development courses offered by Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., March 22, 2019. “Leadership Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to developing civic leaders to serve the region,” said Marie Hamblett, program director with Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. One of the 911th AW’s own, 911th Operations Group commander Col. Gregory Buchanan, is a Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. alumni.
  • 36 Years of Service, Lifetime of Memories

    After 36 years of service, the Air Force bids farewell to Lt. Col. Bryan Branby on March 22, 2019. Branby had always wanted to join the Air Force. His father was a pilot for the F-100 Super Sabre and this was all Branby wanted to do as a career. “To me that’s like going into the family business,” Branby said.
  • Despite changes, safety stays priority

    For the 911th Maintenance Squadron Metals Technology Shop, a temporary duty assignment to March Air Reserve Base, California, in March 2019 was more than just about learning how to work on the 911th Airlift Wing’s new C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. It was about safety as well. The arrival of new aircraft means new equipment. With new equipment comes learning new safety procedures and precautions, which is a priority.
  • Good morning FOD walk

    Staff Sgt. Benjamin Jordan, production controller with the 911th Maintenance Group, picks up a piece of foreign object debris during a FOD walk at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., March 11, 2019. Performing FOD walks ensures the flightline is clear of any loose objects that could get sucked into and destroy an aircraft engine.
  • Top performers recognized at 911 AW annual awards ceremony

    The 911th Airlift Wing hosted its 2018 awards ceremony this month at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania.The ceremony held annually recognizes individuals across the wing who stood out from their peers over the course of the year. The venue for the event was full of wingmen, distinguished visitors, and family
  • 911th Airlift Wing combines resources in cross-country flight

    A recent cross-country flight provided Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, with an opportunity to receive vital training, each in his or her career field. Approximately 20 Airmen from the 911th Maintenance Group boarded a C-17 Globemaster III from their home station and flew to March Air Reserve Base, California, with the goal of completing aircrew training and several maintenance tasks, all required for them to be fully operational in their mission.
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