• Casualty assistance bids farewell to Chief

    Germaine L. Karcz, Chief Contact Representative of Casualty Assistance, is ending a 23-year career when she retires from the 911th Airlift Wing April 30, 2008.       Ms. Karcz began her career after her husband passed away and she needed full time employment. "I was working part-time at a gift shop at the airport when my husband died. I went to
  • Command post, NCO, Airman honored

         For the second year in a row, Tech. Sgt. Milo Speranzo, the chief of the command post with the 911th Airlift Wing, has won the Air Force Reserve Command, Command and Control Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Award. In addition, Senior Airman Matthew Wolfe, a junior command post controller with the 911th AW, won the 2007 AFRC Command and
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month

    Women's contributions in aviation for one reason or another have often been omitted from the history books. A closer look at a timeline of the history of women in aviation, however, proves otherwise; women have definitely played a major role in aviation history. Beginning in 1784, when Elisabeth Thible became the first woman to travel in a hot air
  • Canadian Snowbirds flock to Pittsburgh Mother’s Day weekend for 2008 air show

    We're all familiar with that age old adage, April showers bring...May Air Power! Okay, maybe that's not how the saying goes exactly. But come May 10 and 11, the 911th will host the 2008 annual Wings Over Pittsburgh air show, in a year that promises to deliver the most unique show yet. In Las Vegas, Nev. Dec. 11, 2007 during the International
  • Combined Federal Campaign awards local hero

    The annual Combined Federal Campaign awards luncheon was held Jan. 10, 2008, at the Federal Building in downtown Pittsburgh. The 911th Airlift Wing contributed some of these donations and had a $2,000 donation increase from 2006. John "Casey" Lengyel, a 911th Airlift Wing member, was presented the local hero award. Col. Thomas Kittler, vice
  • Silver Flag 2008 readies 911th Civil Engineers

    Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing's Civil Engineering Squadron grabbed their gear and headed out during February and March for a one week bare-base exercise known as Silver Flag. Silver Flag is an exercise conducted by the 823rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. whose purpose is
  • Security Forces prepares to gear up; move out

    During time of war, the battle rhythm makes deployments or the probability of being deployed, a reality of military service. The reality, however, hits home when the actual deployment process takes place for each Airman. As Airmen, the process begins with ensuring that our civilian and military lives are squared away before departure into

Link that provides more information on the Share Your Adventure recruiting program

Link to 911th Services Facebook page

Link to biography section for previous honorary commanders

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