4/6/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary A giant bird landed on the Hungarian soil on a warm summer night. For the pilot maneuvering the C-17 bird, Colonel John Zazworsky, Commander of the Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW), it was the both the his last mission as commander and the final landing of his Air Force career.
28/5/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - Pápa international community arranged the yearly, traditional boat race on a little Lake Malom in Pápa.
6/5/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary On 4 May 2011 the Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) at Pápa, Hungary held its 1st Annual Volunteer Appreciation Social. Colonel John D. Zazworsky, JR, Commander of HAW formally expressed his gratitude to 45 volunteers from the multi-national community.
29/4/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary The Dutch contingent of The Heavy Airlift Wing organized a yearly celebration for the Birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands, which is an important public holiday in their homecountry.
4/4/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary Some 118 Hungarian soldiers returned home from their ISAF mission in Afghanistan late Friday night at Pápa Air Base and on that same redeployment flight the Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) reached 4 000 flight hours.
24/3/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary The Supreme Commander of Sweden, General Sverker Göransson and the Chief of Defence of Finland, General Ari Puheloinen visited Pápa Air Base on March the 22nd – 23rd.
25/2/2011 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary The President of the Republic of Hungary, Dr. Pál Schmitt visited Pápa Air Base and Heavy Airlift Wing on a chilly Thursday evening February 24th.
11/1/2011 - RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) -- Airmen from the Heavy Airlift Wing at Papa Air Base, Hungary, and Ramstein AB will participate in for aerial port training Jan. 10 through 13 near here and Grafonvier, Germany.
16/12/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - The toxic disaster in October in Western Hungary came as a shock also to a multinational air base community in Papa, which lies only 30 kilometres away from the disaster area. Many wanted to help and especially the spouse community took an active role in solving the methods to help the victims in the village of Kolontar.
15/12/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - The multinational Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) has had a busy year full of missions. The missions for the twelve participating Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) nations are running on a routine basis to many areas of combat operations.
29/11/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - The SAC community of Papa Air Base gathered for the third time to enjoy a USA-themed Thanksgiving dinner together.
19/11/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - Heavy Airlift Wing accomplished its first mission without US Air Force Crew on Board.
14/10/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - Heavy Airlift Wing charity bake sale on Tuesday and Wednesday raised 434 000 Hungarian Forints, about 1 500 Euros or 2 200 US Dollars, for the red sludge victims of Devecser and Kolontar.
14/10/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - An estimated 1100 people attended the series of open days at the Pápa Air Base on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 11-13 October.
25/9/2010 - PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary - Four airmen of the HAW graduated from Mission Security Forces’ course on Friday. The ceremony was held at Flag Park of Pápa Air base. The aircraft security specialists are known as Heavy Airlift Wing C-17 Security, or HAWCS.
22/9/2010 - PÀPA AIR BASE, Hungary – The personnel of the Heavy Airlift Wing welcomed the new Commander of the Logistics Support Squadron during a ceremony on Wednesday.
18/9/2010 - PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary – It’s been a career of firsts for Major Christian Langfeldt, Royal Norwegian Air Force. He was among the first of Heavy Airlift Wing’s non-US pilots to graduate from the C-17 pilot course in May 2009. On Saturday Major Langfeldt became HAW’s first non-US C-17 pilot to qualify to become an Aircraft Commander. He will fly his first mission as an Aircraft Commander in three weeks.
13/8/2010 - PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary - The C-17 fleet of the Heavy Airlift Wing passed the significant landmark of 2000 flight hours on Thursday.
27/7/2010 - PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary - In order to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the activation of the Heavy Airlift Wing, the wing received its fourth C-17 on Tuesday. The new addition to the fleet was produced by the Mess Hall’s kitchen and it was made of marzipan, flour and sugar.
4/6/2010 - PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary - Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Clark, US Air Force took over the position of Commander of Heavy Airlift Squadron from Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Kosinski, US Air Force on Friday.