934th Airlift Wing
A handful of brides in the Twin Cities are scrambling to find a new reception hall after the Fort Snelling Officer’s Club shut down due to heightened security. “Due to increased force protections, the Officer’s Club will remain closed until further notice,” the club’s voice message said.
After four months away deployed overseas, some families got to welcome their loved ones over the weekend. Airmen from the 934th Airlift Wing showed some Vikings spirit, waving a flag and arriving aboard two giant C-130 airplanes Sunday afternoon.
Minnesota’s only Air Force Reserve unit is the 934th Airlift Wing. The 934th flies eight large C-130 H3 cargo planes, which are used to move supplies and people. They fly out of Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport.
Big changes could be coming to the 934th Airlift Wing in Minneapolis and it could affect more than a thousand jobs. The Air Force is proposing to transfer the 934th’s current mission to another base.
The Minneapolis-based 934th Airlift Wing will lose its eight C-130 Hercules aircraft next year.
More than 120 airmen from Minnesota deployed Sunday morning on a mission to transport people, patients and supplies in southwest Asia.
More than 120 Airmen from Minnesota will be headed overseas this weekend.
Minnesota troops returning from Afghanistan received a warm welcome home in the cold weather.