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  • 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron holds Assumption of Command ceremony

    Lt. Col. David Black, 442d Maintenance Group commander, left, and Maj. Bobby Cheek, 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, stand at attention during an Assumption of Command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., November 2, 2019. Cheek, the incoming AMXS commander, received his commission in May, 2004, from the Reserve Officer Training
  • Pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross recounts events in Afghanistan

    In the early morning hours on December 2, 2010, two A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots with the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, launched out of Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, heading west to keep watch over ground forces.
  • ROA awards scholarship to 442 AMXS spouse

    The 442d Chapter Reserve Organization of America (formerly Reserve Officers’ Association) awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Mr. Ricky Boedeker during the 442d Fighter Wing’s Family Day event October 6, 2019, in the 5-Bay hangar here.
  • Flightline Ops

    Airman 1st Class Logan Ingrassia, a crew chief with the 358th Fighter Squadron, completes maintenance checks on an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Oct. 7, 2019.
  • 442d Operations Group Airmen, NAS Key West members hone water survival skills

    Pilots with the 303d Fighter Squadron, a unit assigned to the 442d Operations Group at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, and pilots with the 76th Fighter Squadron, a unit assigned to the 476th Fighter group, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, a geographically separated unit assigned to the 442d Fighter Wing at Whiteman AFB, participated in water survival training at Sigsbee Marina Key West, Florida, Oct. 4-5, 2019.
  • First Sergeant Council reinvigorates Diamond Sharp award program

    Every month, the 442d First Sergeant Council plans to recognize an Airman that embodies the core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.
  • 442d Fighter Wing announces STEP II selectees

    The CY19 Stripes for Exceptional Performers II Board was held 29 July - 2 August 2019 at HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley AFB, Colorado. The STEP II Board selected Air Force Reserve Airmen for promotion to the grade of E-6 through E-9.
  • Faces of the 442d Fighter Wing: Meet Staff Sgt. Caleb Werdehausen

    Meet Staff Sgt. Caleb Werdehausen, a water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman with the 442d Civil Engineer Squadron.442d Fighter Wing Public Affairs: “What’s your background?”Staff Sgt. Caleb Werdehausen: “I’ve been here since 2014, I did six years active duty as aircraft maintenance working on F-16’s while stationed in Germany. I decided to
  • Every Airman is a Recruiter

    Share Your Adventure encourages Reserve Citizen Airmen to do just that—share their personal experiences with their peers. Like many organizations searching for new talent, the Air Force Reserve relies on peer referrals to help recruiters gather quality leads.
  • 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.
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