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  • 4th Air Force leadership visits 911th Airlift Wing

    Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Cynthia Villa, 4th Air Force command chief, visited Airmen of the 911th Airlift Wing at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, Nov. 1-4, 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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