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  • Like father, like son

    While following in family members’ footsteps is a fairly common motivation for joining for many service members, it’s not as common to be able to serve at the same time, much less in the same unit.Nothing displays the flexibility of the Air Force Reserve more than the unique stories of its citizen

  • 41st APS Port Dawg Challenge: Team Top Dawgz takes title

    The 41st Aerial Port Squadron’s annual Port Dawg Challenge took place over the Oct. 2-3 Unit Training Assembly here with around 50  Reserve Citizen Airmen competing to win.Organizing this year’s event was Master Sgt. Taylor Landry, noncommissioned officer in charge of special handling and acting

  • 41st APS Port Dawg at work

    Tech. Sgt. Olalekan Adewale, 41st Aerial Port Squadron air transportation operations center technician, works to maneuver a pallet onto a WC-130J at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., Jan. 13, 2020. The 41st APS serves a number of logistical functions including cargo and personnel processing, parachute

  • Prior fighter pilot, now Port Dawg

    Staff Sgt. Jim Cagle is not your typical E-5 for a number of reasons. At 6 feet 2 inches tall, he literally stands out, but that is not it. With four stripes on his sleeve, less gray hairs and facial lines (though to be pushing 60 it could be worse) are expected, but that is not it either. When he

  • 41st APS special handler handles deployment

    The definition of deployment according to the Oxford dictionary is the movement of troops or equipment to a place for military action or the action of bringing resources into effective action.The common perception of a deployment is a scene out of an action-packed movie rife with daring heroics

  • Team Old Skool wins 2019 Port Dawg Challenge

    Four teams comprised of members of the Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 41st Aerial Port Squadron participated in the 6th annual Port Dawg Challenge here during this month’s unit training assembly Oct. 5. The challenge is an in-house event that includes competitions that test the Reserve Airmen’s

  • Port Dawgs serve on three teams, three overseas locations

    Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 403rd Wing’s 41st Aerial Port Squadron recently returned from their deployments to overseas locations.Three teams of air transportation technicians, aka ‘Port Dawgs,’ spent approximately six months at three locations in Southwest Asia and Africa where they supported