• 927th MXG Superintendent shares insight with females in aircraft maintenance

    Female maintainers of the 97th Maintenance Group gathered together for a mentorship luncheon with U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Erin Willis, 927th MXG superintendent, May 6, 2021.This luncheon was an opportunity for members to gain insight and perspective from someone who has climbed the

  • 97th AMXS members dominate Aircraft Maintenance Competition

    Four members of the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) recently found success competing against 10 opposing teams in an Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC), garnering first place and breaking two national records in the process. “The safety wire record was broken by Josh Ellison,” said

  • Keeping heritage alive

    At the age of 10, one young boy fell in love with the B-29 Superfortress, which shaped the course of his life, love for and career with aircraft.That boy was Donnie Obreiter, 97th Maintenance Directorate KC-46 flight chief. He enlisted in the Air Force for six years as a crew chief for the C-141