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  • Success accumulates, but fuels flight strives for more

    The trophy awarded May 4 to the 482nd Fighter Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight is the latest in a long string of accomplishments for the unit. The American Petroleum Institute’ s annual Golden Derrick Award recognizes the flight as the best Air Force Reserve Command fuels section from

  • Deployed security forces dedicate children's playground

    With the whack of a hammer and the cut from scissors, the 376th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron formally completed and dedicated a new children’s playground June 22 at an Oktobersky Village school. The ceremony was attended by Col. Joel “Scott” Reese, 376th Air Expeditionary Wing commander,

  • Sexual Assault Response Coordinator focused on victim care

    Ms. Lucy Hazeur became the permanent coordinator of the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla. in early May. The installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) is the single point of contact for integrating and coordinating

  • New commander at Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami

    Lt. Cmdr. Jonathan D. Theel assumed command of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami in a ceremony here at Homestead Air Reserve Base on May 26. MSST’s are highly specialized teams on the water that are extremely mobile and world-wide deployable. Since its commissioning in 2005

  • Annual award winners announced

    Nearly 300 people packed the Homestead Air Reserve Base fitness center here May 6 to attend the Homestead Air Reserve Base annual awards banquet. The event, co-sponsored and hosted by the 482nd Fighter Wing and The Military Affairs Committee of the Greater Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce,

  • Air Force Reserve Band spreads goodwill

    The Band of the Air Force Reserve performed a Band Strike Package at Homestead Air Reserve Base from 18-20 May as part of the Air Force Reserve’s Community Outreach program. The Band – comprised of three separate ensembles – performed at nine separate venues around Miami-Dade County, focused on

  • Airmen thank veterans on Armed Forces Day

    The room quickly flushed with residents as patriotic music drew them from other parts of the Miami Florida Veterans Administration Retirement Facility May 20. The Air Force Reserve Band Brass Quintet—touring the South Florida area as part of Military Appreciation Month, and hosted by the 482nd

  • Air-Sea Show bigger, better than ever

    Deafening noises, huge crowds and bright sunshine combined to make Fort Lauderdale Beach the place to be during the 12th annual Air-Sea Show. More than a million people turned out over the three days of the event to enjoy the show. The cast of performers read like a “who’s who” of the elite aviation