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At Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, the 932nd Airlift Wing's Operations Group and Maintenance Group prepared early in the morning to fly multiple legs of transportation, and ensure 932nd Medical Group personnel made their arrival times at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.  They took off on this C-40 aircraft on August 9, 2017 to reach their final destination, participating in Patriot Warrior.  The two week event is an Air Force Reserve training exercise, designed to enhance wartime skills in a deployment-style environment and evaluate the ability of units to deploy mobility airlift and agile combat support capabilities in support of joint theater operations.  Several 932nd AW ivil engineers, explosive ordnance experts, and firefighters went, along with other medical Airmen who left on later flights the same day.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien) Prepping for the Patriot Warrior mission
At Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, the 932nd Airlift Wing's Operations Group and Maintenance Group prepared early in the morning to fly multiple legs of transportation, and ensure 932nd Medical Group personnel made their arrival times at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. They took off on this C-40 aircraft on August 9, 2017 to reach their final destination,
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Master Sgt. Mike Burgess, 932nd Airlift Wing Safety Office, speaks during the 932nd Airlift Wing Boss Day event on August 5, 2017, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Burgess used some humor to deliver messages of safety to employers who came out to see how the reserve unit trains on a unit training assembly weekend. Key points discussed by Burgess were process management, identifying hazards, implementing controls, evaluations, motorcycle safety, being a good wingman and the critical days of summer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Parr) Safety briefs employers

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Congressman Mike Bost, representing the 12th district of Illinois, speaks with 932nd AW leadership during a scheduled visit Aug. 5, 2017, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  Bost learned about the 932nd AW and how the Air Force Reserve Command wing impacts the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Parr) Bost visits the 932nd Airlift Wing
Congressman Mike Bost, representing the 12th district of Illinois, speaks with 932nd AW leadership during a scheduled visit Aug. 5, 2017, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Bost learned about the 932nd AW and how the Air Force Reserve Command wing impacts the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Parr)
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Lt. Col. Wayne Johnson, deputy commander for the 932nd Mission Support Group receives the Logistic Readiness Flight guidon from Maj. Christopher Kaighen Aug. 5, 2017, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois during a change of command ceremony.  Kaighen relinquished command of the 932nd LRF and will take on a new role as 22 AF/A4R Chief, Logistics Readiness Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Parr) New commander for 932nd LRF
Lt. Col. Wayne Johnson, deputy commander for the 932nd Mission Support Group receives the Logistic Readiness Flight guidon from Maj. Christopher Kaighen Aug. 5, 2017, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois during a change of command ceremony. Kaighen relinquished command of the 932nd LRF and will take on a new role as 22 AF/A4R Chief, Logistics Readiness
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Chief Master Sgt. George Vaughn, the 932nd Airlift Wing Medical Group Superintendent, shares his best wishes and a fond farewell to several 932nd MDG Airmen during the last few minutes before they take off on a C-40 flight to the special Patriot Warrior event August 9, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Both the 932nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron and Medical Squadron are preparing for a ride out of town to Patriot Warrior, which is an integrated operational and medical joint field training exercise designed to evaluate the ability to deploy medical capabilities to support joint theater operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien) Chief says farewell for now
Chief Master Sgt. George Vaughn, the 932nd Airlift Wing Medical Group Superintendent, shares his best wishes and a fond farewell to several 932nd MDG Airmen during the last few minutes before they take off on a C-40 flight to the special Patriot Warrior event August 9, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Both the 932nd Aeromedical Staging
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Making a positive community impression at far left, Maj. James Blackburn III, commander of the 932nd Security Forces Squadron, and his staff spoke to civilian bosses about his unit during a humvee orientation session. In addition, the 932nd Airlift Wing public affairs staff planned and welcomed employers of 932nd Airlift Wing members to the "Boss Day" event on August 5, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. They received a first-hand look at not only real world security, but also fire fighting, explosive ordnance, and medical issues, and the varied missions of the rest of the 932nd Airlift Wing during Boss Day. Among other things, they were treated to a security dog demonstration, a trip to the control tower, fire fighting, as well as lunch on board one of the unit planes. Employers heard briefings from public affairs, the 932nd Airlift Wing top enlisted and officer leaders, safety office representatives, and learned what the flying mission is about. Bosses also had the opportunity to tour the weather center. When leaving at the end of the day, the civilian bosses said they were thrilled by the mission and the expertise of the men and women of the 932nd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Christopher Parr) Employers impressed by security team
Making a positive community impression at far left, Maj. James Blackburn III, commander of the 932nd Security Forces Squadron, and his staff spoke to civilian bosses about his unit during a humvee orientation session. In addition, the 932nd Airlift Wing public affairs staff planned and welcomed employers of 932nd Airlift Wing members to the "Boss
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The 932nd Airlift Wing's Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron had a busy training weekend recently.  From left to right, Staff Sgt. Samantha Strom, 2nd Lt. Liz Erdman, and Airman 1st Class Nathan Boyer go over a preflight checklist of medical items as they prepare to load their patient equipment aboard a waiting C-17 aircraft on July 29, 2017, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  They flew a multiple day mission to get experience in the air and on the ground loading and offloading procedures.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien) Checking it with three sets of eyes
The 932nd Airlift Wing's Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron had a busy training weekend recently. From left to right, Staff Sgt. Samantha Strom, 2nd Lt. Liz Erdman, and Airman 1st Class Nathan Boyer go over a preflight checklist of medical items as they prepare to load their patient equipment aboard a waiting C-17 aircraft on July 29, 2017, at Scott
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Master Sgt. Barbara Owens, 932nd Airlift Wing Force Support Squadron, listens to Command Chief Master Sgt. Chad Welch speak about his military experience at the unit's speed mentoring session on August 3, 2017.  The event took place at the end of a two day special seminar as part of the wing's force development program at Scott Air Force Base, near Belleville, Ill. They work together during the drill weekends as part of an energized team at the 932nd Airlift Wing. The C-40C flying unit is part of 22nd Air Force, under Air Force Reserve Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher) Mentoring helps Airmen grow
Master Sgt. Barbara Owens, 932nd Airlift Wing Force Support Squadron, listens to Command Chief Master Sgt. Chad Welch speak about his military experience at the unit's speed mentoring session on August 3, 2017. The event took place at the end of a two day special seminar as part of the wing's force development program at Scott Air Force Base, near
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Members of the 932nd Airlift Wing Delayed Entry Program meet with their recruiters for a briefing August 3, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.  At far left, Senior Master Sgt. Melissa Melichar is the 932nd Recruiting Squadron Flight Chief in charge of all accessioning of new Airman at the Illinois unit .  At far right, recruiter Tech. Sgt. Sarah Seibel also helps prepare them for basic training with paperwork, reporting statements and weigh in procedures.  Some recruits are shipping out soon to Lackland Air Force Base for training.  Those interested in joining should call (618)-229-7077 or 1-800-257-1212 toll free.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien) Recruiting helps new Airmen cross "into the blue"
Members of the 932nd Airlift Wing Delayed Entry Program meet with their recruiters for a briefing August 3, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. At far left, Senior Master Sgt. Melissa Melichar is the 932nd Recruiting Squadron Flight Chief in charge of all accessioning of new Airman at the Illinois unit . At far right, recruiter Tech. Sgt.
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Steve Bione, a 932nd Airlift Wing Honorary Commander, speaks to Illinois Airmen of the 932nd AW about the blended retirement program, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and upcoming changes in 2018.  Bione joined First Command Financial Services as a Financial Advisor in August 2002 and became a 932nd Airlift Wing Honorary Commander in 2016. Previously, he served as a vice president responsible for marketing and sales at Synergy Manufacturing Technologies as well as a product manager for Cooper B-Line.   He is a Certified Financial Planner™ certificant and a member of the Financial Planning Association and Financial Services Institute. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Stan Paregien) Honorary Commander speaks to professional development seminar
Steve Bione, a 932nd Airlift Wing Honorary Commander, speaks to Illinois Airmen of the 932nd AW about the blended retirement program, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and upcoming changes in 2018. Bione joined First Command Financial Services as a Financial Advisor in August 2002 and became a 932nd Airlift Wing Honorary Commander in 2016. Previously,
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