Senior Airman David Ray, 302 Maintenance Squadron metals technician, used a welding tool to secure a shelf to an aircraft wash equipment rack June 7, 2020, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The flash produced during the welding process can cause eye damage if observed directly without protective equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Justin Norton)


  • AF Reservist accomplishes racing dream in Mexican desert

    One dream born out of tragedy, another raised in the sands of Kuwait both came to realization for both a former U.S. Army veteran and a 302nd Airlift Wing Air Force Reservist March 13-15 in the deserts of San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico. The 23rd Annual TECATE SCORE San Felipe 250 all-terrain

  • Mentors and persistence help airman achieve

    Since his childhood, Lieutenant Nathan Nordby wanted to fly. As he grew up, he realized flying and graduating from the United States Air Force Academy would be both the dream of a lifetime and even better, an opportunity to serve his country as an officer in the United States Air Force. Achieving

  • 302nd AW to honor 'Fab 5' in February

    One has been down this road before. One went from stripes to bars. Yet another went from bars to stripes. They are just three of the "fabulous five" individuals who make up the 302nd Airlift Wing's top Airmen for 2006. On Feb. 10, each will step up and accept his rightful place among the wing's rich

  • Civil engineers create award in general’s honor

    One of the best ways to recognize a distinguished military career is to have an award presented in its honor. The 302nd Civil Engineer Squadron has instituted such an award to recognize members who exemplify outstanding military bearing and appearance, and demonstrate unselfish dedication to the

  • Reservists receive annual medical training

    “Charging, CLEAR, shocking!” It sounded like a scene out of the hit TV show ER, but it wasn’t. Staff Sgt. Jonathan Hilliard, 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron aerospace medical service journeyman, was training nurses for real life and death situations during the 302nd ASTS’s annual sustainment