• 911th Airlift Wing holds Air Assault School tryouts

    Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing participated in tryouts for the Combat Air Assault training course May 4-5, 2019. The tryout was designed around the requirements for the Combat Air Assault training course, as well as what it will take to pass the first week of the training.
  • 911th Security Forces Squardon Law Enforcement Week

    Airmen assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing took part in the 911th Security Forces Squadron’s second annual Law Enforcement Week at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, May 13-17, 2019. There were four days of events during the week to celebrate law enforcement officers. It started off with a flag ceremony performed by members of the 911th SFS, then a combo lift challenge, then a “Jail and Bail” event, and finally a Ruck, Run, Walk.
  • Dissimilar aircraft, same mission

    Airmen with the 911th Airlift Wing recently hosted aeromedical training with Airmen from the 914th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron during joint training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, April 25, 2019. This training was arranged alongside refueling missions and training conducted between the two reserve wings as part of the 911th AW’s ongoing C-17 conversion. The 914th ARW, which works primarily with KC-135 Stratotanker, took advantage of the rare opportunity to conduct training inside the much larger 911th AW C-17s.
  • Firefighters of today, learning about tomorrow

    The Allegheny County Airport Authority Fire Rescue team came to the 911th Airlift Wing flightline for training on fire control with the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The 911th AW recently went through a conversion from C-130 Hercules aircraft to the C-17 and so the firefighters needed to be briefed on the new safety procedures for the new aircraft.
  • Saving engines one FOD walk at a time

    Tech. Sgt. Jason Fish, repair and reclamation/wheel and tire technician with the 911th Maintenance Group, picks up a piece of foreign object debris during a FOD walk at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, May 6, 2019. Performing FOD walks ensures the flightline is clear of any loose objects that could get sucked into and destroy an aircraft engine.
  • 911th Airlift Wing Earth Day Celebrations

    Members of the 911th Airlift Wing participated in Earth Day Celebrations at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, May 2, 2019. The celebrations consisted of a tree planting ceremony and a Penn State Extension Office master gardener activity.
  • Medics on a mission: 911th AES personnel conduct training in Hawaii

    Airmen from the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron took the opportunity to go to Honolulu, Hawaii for some hands-on training both on the ground as well as in the air, April 22-26, 2019. The 911th AES flyers went through on-the-ground training to practice in-air procedures in Honolulu while the duty controllers went to get deployment training with the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Detachment 1 based out of Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam, Hawaii but attached to Kadena Air Base, Japan.
  • Tug of War: 911th Airlift Wing Brings Home New Tug

    Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing went on a mission to Dobbins Air Force Base, Georgia to retrieve an aircraft tug for the new C-17 Globemaster III aircraft April 11, 2019. The aircraft tug, a vehicle built to tow extremely heavy loads, is the first tug able to tow a C-17 at the 911th AW. This is just the next step to completing the aircraft fleet at the 911th AW. Slowly but surely, the C-17s are coming in and specialized equipment is being picked up.
  • Long day's night

    Crew chiefs assigned to the 911th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron replace a tire on a C-17 Globemaster III during a thru-flight inspection at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, April 16, 2019. During the inspection, crew chiefs found a tire worn beyond its limits, which needed to be replaced.
  • 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.