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Default Air Force Logo Historians attend workshop, take home awards
Air Force Reserve Command historians learned who has the better programs during their annual workshop here in February. Three people won historical services, history and museums program awards. Senior Master Sgt. Linda Flythe-Bailey of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., received the career contribution award. Winners of the
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Dr. (Col.) Josef Schmid, 433rd Medical Squadron teaches medical skills in developing nations like Nepal, Mexico and Sierra Leone. Reserve doctor makes house call to developing nations
An Air Force doctor is helping thousands of people in developing countries as a results of a chance encounter with Texas reservists at Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany, eight years ago. Lt. Col (Dr.) Josef Schmid was in the Regular Air Force working in the Rhein-Main clinic when a team of reservists from Lackland's 433rd Airlift Wing showed up for two
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Default Air Force Logo Sew Much Comfort helps Soldiers cope with injuries
With spools of thread, yards of fabric and an array of patterns, Air Force reservists help bring thousands of smiles to injured Soldiers hospitalized in rehabilitation facilities throughout the Washington, D.C., area and overseas. “I learned about Sew Much Comfort after hearing about a special woman, Ginger Dosedel, who made clothing items for
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Staff Sgt. Jeff Fairchild, an Air Force reservist assigned to the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, Charleston AFB, S.C., embraces his wife at the Charleston International Airport, as he waits to leave for an extended deployment.  (Photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps, USAFR) Saying good-bye--Charleston aerial porters leave for deployment

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433rd Airlift Wing reservist, Tech. Sgt. David Alsip, demonstrates how light the new C-5 maintenance stand is. Despite its lack of heft, the stand is solid and helps disperse the maintainer's weight, putting less stress on the engine cowling. The engine stand was designed and developed by Sergeant Alsip and the rest of the 433rd fabrication shop. The stand was certified for use in late October 2005. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Bethaney Trapp) New technology for old airframe

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Default Air Force Logo Command picks best in communications & information
A communications and information award selection board convened here and selected 18 individuals and two units as Air Force Reserve Command C&I winners for 2005. Command officials announced the award selections Feb. 16. Maj. Brian Lowmiller, 919th Communications Squadron, Eglin AFB Field 3, Fla., was named the best field grade officer, and Capt.
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Senior Airman Sabrina Harden, 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group personnel support in contingency operations customer service specialist, tracks transient personnel in the AOR. Airman Harden is deployed from the 141st Air Refueling Wing, an Air National Guard Unit at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Strang) Deployed Reserve and Guard provide 'people' services in Southwest Asia
In any given Air Expeditionary Force rotation, Guard and Reserve members provide support roles in Personnel Support in Contingency Operations teams around the AOR. However, this rotation, Reserve component service members comprise more than 95 percent of the 379th PERSCO team in Southwest Asia. “We’re not sure why it happened this way,” said Senior
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Master Sgt. Thomas Freeman, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, peers out the window with night vision goggles during a flight into Iraq. Sergeant Freeman is a reservist from the 302nd Airlift Wing based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. U.S. Air Foroce photo by Maj. Ann P. Knabe, 379 Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs Reserve loadmasters at the heart of C-130 operations
As Tech. Sgt Kristy Decker, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, knows, no flight in the AOR is predictable. With nearly two decades of flying under her belt, the Colorado Springs Air Force reservist is serving her first tour of duty with the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron based in Southwest Asia. To date, the loadmaster has flown
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2006
Reservists from the 624th Civil Engineer Squadron and Philippine soldiers came together Feb. 17 to build a basketball court for children living near their barracks at Camp Navarro. (US Army photo by Sgt. Tim Meyer)
Reserve unit provides new “hoops” for Philippines youth
Reservists from the 624th Civil Engineer Squadron and Philippine soldiers came together Feb. 17 to build a basketball court for children here. Shortly after arriving at the base from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii Feb. 15 to participate in Exercise Balikatan 2006, Airmen noticed a group of children trying to repair a basketball court next to their
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Default Air Force Logo Journalists win awards, advance to Air Force contest
Two journalists and a magazine staff turned in repeat performances by taking first-place awards in the 2005 Air Force Reserve Command Media Contest. The Gulf Wing from the 403rd Wing, Keesler AFB, Miss., won the command’s best publication title for the second year in a row. It advanced in the magazine format publication category to the Air Force
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