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  • 442d Fighter Wing Chief of Public Affairs retires after 442 oaths of enlistment

    Lt. Col. Joseph B. Walter, the Chief of Public Affairs for the 442d Fighter Wing, retired April 13, 2019, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., after administering his 442nd oath of enlistment.
  • 442d Medical Squadron welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick Barger, right, 442d Medical Squadron Commander, accepts the squadron flag from Brig. Gen. Roger Suro, 442d Fighter Wing Commander, during the change of command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., May 4, 2019. Barger began his military career as an enlisted member and served his second assignment with the 442d
  • From refugee to Reserve Citizen Airmen

    In a new country, forced into a completely different way of life, could you make the most out of a seemingly bad situation? For Lt. Col. (Dr.) Shahin Etebar, this was a challenge he was willing to accept. “Failure was not an option,” said Etebar, a flight surgeon and the 476th Aerospace Medical Dental Flight commander at Moody Air Force Base,
  • 476th Fighter Group deputy commander recalls lessons learned as POW

    “I said goodbye to myself because I thought I was a dead man.”As a young first lieutenant, Lt. Col. Rob “Sweetness” Sweet, never thought he’d have to live a nightmare. But that’s just what happened when Sweet, now the deputy commander of the 476th Fighter Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, became a prisoner of war in 1991.On his 30th mission
  • 442 FW announces new USAF Connect app Favorite

    The 442d Fighter Wing announced the launch of a new mobile application on the USAF Connect platform March 22, 2019.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen, Marines complete Tropic Koa ACE

    More than 270 Reserve Citizen Airmen and active-duty members return from the 442d Fighter Wing led exercise Tropic Koa ACE, a three-week joint readiness training held Feb. 11 - March 2 at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. During the three-week exercise, A-10 pilots logged 152 sorties and more than 350 flying hours, resulting in the successful accomplishment of numerous learning objectives and strengthening of crisis-response capabilities in the Pacific region.
  • 442d Fighter Wing commander promotes to brigadier general

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Roger Suro, 442d Fighter Wing Commander, addresses the audience during his promotion ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, March 2, 2019. Suro served 11 years of active duty service before joining the Air Force Reserve in 2000. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Missy Sterling)
  • Jan 2019 Pre-UTA Commander's Commentary

    TRANSCRIPT: HI, I AM ROGER SURO AND THIS IS THE JANUARY UTA VIDEO. HAPPY NEW YEAR AND THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DID IN 2018 TO MAKE THE 442 FIGHTER WING THE AIR FORCE’S GO-TO A-10 WING FOR FULL-SPECTRUM COMBAT OPERATIONS. 2019 WILL BE AN EXCITING YEAR. OUR WING WILL ADVANCE READINESS THROUGH OPERATION KOA ACE IN HAWAII THIS SPRING, ANNUAL TOUR TRAINING
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.
  • Holiday Greetings - Air Force Reserve Command

    Lt. Gen. Rich Scobee and his wife Janis send their warmest holiday greetings from their family to yours... HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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