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  • 302nd Airlift Wing ‘family’ bids farewell to leader

    When a family loses a member it is a time filled with emotions. It was no different during the March unit training assembly when the 302nd Airlift Wing bid farewell to its commander, Brig. Gen. William P. Kane. General Kane turned the wing over to Col. James J. Muscatell Jr. in a change-of-command ceremony here March 4, immediately followed by a
  • 39th APS welcomes new commander

    The 39th Aerial Port Squadron change of command ushered in a new commander during the January unit training assembly. Lt. Col. James L. Gregory II took command of the 39th APS in a change-of-command ceremony officiated by Lt. Col Michael J. McCully, 302nd Mission Support Group commander. Previously the unit deployment officer of the 39th APS,
  • 310th SG gives outgoing commander final salute

    Col. Jeffrey Ansted assumed command of the 310th Space Group here Saturday at a change-of-command ceremony at the Joint National Integration Center here. Colonel Ansted succeeds Col. Roscoe Griffin, who is now director of Reserve forces at Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base. Colonel Ansted was a charter member of the 1st
  • Air Force sets physical training uniform wear date

    The Air Force Uniform Board established an Oct. 1 mandatory wear date of the physical training uniform, or PTU, for unit fitness activities. The board also released additional guidance for Airmen wearing the uniform for personal workouts. Airmen may wear the PTU during personal workouts given the following conditions: T-shirts may be worn out or
  • 302nd AW to receive new commander

    The 302nd Airlift Wing will receive a new commander March 4 when Col. James J. Muscatell Jr. assumes command of the wing from Brig. Gen. William P. Kane. General Kane is retiring March 30. Colonel Muscatell is currently commander the 934th AW, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, Minn. Minneapolis is a unit similar in
  • 310th Space Group activates new unit

    The 310th Space Group activated a new unit, the Headquarters Reserve National Security Space Institute, on Jan. 7. The RNSSI is the reserve associate unit to active duty’s National Security Space Institute, located here. The NSSI is the Department of Defense’s focal point for educating space power application in Joint Warfighting. Col. Jeff Ansted,
  • Annual bowling tournament approaches

    The 302nd Airlift Wing’s 5th Annual Bowling Tournament and Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, at the Peterson Air Force Base bowling center at 3:30 p.m. “The first session consisting of 20 teams will begin at 1530, and if we have more teams participating this year, we will add a second session,” said Senior Airman Hope Clark-Vasquez,
  • Annual awards dinner slated for February

    The 302nd Airlift Wing Annual Enlisted Awards Dinner will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs. Sponsored by the 302nd AW First Sergeants Group, the evening’s highlight will be the recognition of the Airman, Noncommissioned Officer, Senior NCO, First Sergeant and Company Grade Officer of the Year. The winners for
  • Wing member receives medal honoring heritage, service

    The people of the Navajo nation are a proud group. Master Sgt. Melvin Joe, 302nd Civil Engineer Squadron, assistant supervisor and NCO in charge of heavy equipment, is no exception. Recently, his pride was beaming as he became one of the first to accept the Navajo Nation Service Medal “for service in defense of our land and people.” Sergeant Joe