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Master Sgt. Johnny Bartosh, a loadmaster assigned to Air Force Reserve Commands 701st Airlift Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., presents comedian Larry the Cable Guy with a U.S. flag. The comedian toured Charleston AFB and visited with active-duty and Air Force Reserve men and women to show his support for the troops defending America. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Wayne Capps)

Larry the Cable Guy visits Airmen at Charleston
Nationally renowned stand-up comedian and star of Blue Collar TV, Larry the Cable Guy, visited here Oct. 30 to support the men and women serving in uniform. Nearly 400 Airmen in Air Force Reserve Command’s 315th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command’s 437th AW, along with family members, met the comedian as he signed autographs, took pictures and
0 11/08
2005
Default Air Force Logo Civil engineers compete for Air Force awards
Air Force Reserve Command nominated 23 civil engineers and eight units to compete for 35 Air Force CE awards. Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, AFRC vice commander, announced the selections for fiscal 2005 in early November. The AFRC winners are competing against individuals and units from other major commands. The top units and people by category are: --
0 11/07
2005
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Reserve general receives presidential award
Maj. Gen. James Donald Bankers, 22nd Air Force commander, received a presidential rank award for 2005. Thirteen senior executive service civilians from throughout the Air Force earned the award. Air Force Print News announced the winners Oct. 21 after White House officials named the award recipients. General Bankers is a dual-status air reserve
0 11/03
2005
HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Fla. -- Master Sgt. Dave Delgado (left) directs a K-loader operator as he unloads 26,000 pounds of prepackaged meals from a C-5 Galaxy here.  Sergeant Delgado, a loadmaster assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, participated in the humanitarian relief effort Oct. 27. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey) Wilma relief continues
Master Sgt. Dave Delgado (left) directs a K-loader operator as he unloads 26,000 pounds of prepackaged meals from a C-5 Galaxy here. Sergeant Delgado, a loadmaster assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, participated in the humanitarian relief effort Oct. 27. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey)
0 10/31
2005
HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Fla. (AFPN) -- Refueling specialists from the 482d Fighter Wing have refueled more than 200 tractor trailers engaged in Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Wilma relief operations. Their operation began Oct. 20. U.S. Air Force photo by Lisa M. Macias) Homestead Air Reserve Base cleans up, sends relief
The 482nd Fighter Wing is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Florida Army National Guard, and local officials here to send relief supplies to south Florida residents.According to FEMA officials, tractor trailers began pre-positioning supplies at Homestead ARB Thursday in preparation for Hurricane Wilma. The supplies include
0 10/27
2005
Major Bill Gagen peeks out of the cockpit of a glider before takeoff recently at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  Major Gagen and about 30 other Reservists formed for the squadron recently giving Reservists a more prominent role in training cadets at the school. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Tudor) Reserve squadron soars onto Academy flightline
A new era in the partnership between the Air Force Reserve and active-duty force soars into the Rocky Mountains today when the 70th Flying Training Squadron opens for business at the Air Force Academy. The formation of the new squadron, formerly known as Det. 1, 302nd Operations Group, marks the first time Citizen Airmen have had a permanent
0 10/26
2005
Default Air Force Logo AFRC switches to Web-based education system
Air Force reservists can now track their education progress, request transcripts, and update personal education information on the Web.Going through the Air Force Portal, and accessing the Virtual Education Center’s Web site – https://afvec.langley.af.mil – saves reservists time and money as they will now be able to perform some tasks previously
0 10/26
2005
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Senior Airman Racheal Santos comforts a patient during a recent aeromedical evacuation mission onboard a C-130 Hercules.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Doug Moore) Team effort brings America’s wounded troops home
It takes a total force effort to care for and move wounded American servicemembers from the frontlines in Southwest Asia to hospitals in the United States. The tasks includes everything from treating patients in forward operating locations to airlifting and caring for them as they move from overseas to stateside locations. One Air Force Reserve
0 10/25
2005
DOVER, Del. -- Senior Master Sgt. Carl Donophan donates platelets for the 100th time July 22, a rare achievement which took him 13 years to accomplish.  Since the Blood Bank of Delmarva opened in the 1970s, only 27 people in Delaware have reached this milestone.  He is a reservist with the 512th Equipment Maintenance Squadron at Dover Air Force Base.  (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Marnee A.C. Losurdo) Reservist gives ‘gift of life’ 100 times
Seventeen years ago, Senior Master Sgt. Carl Donophan donated blood for the first time. He is now among an elite group of people who have reached the rare milestone of making his 100th apheresis donation. Apheresis is a type of donation where the donor gives only a certain part of the blood, generally platelets or plasma. After the needed
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo Reservists protect Airmen at Baghdad base
Two reservists at Baghdad International Airport are shaping force protection for more than 700 people, meshing the future total force with the reality of what is currently around them. Capt. Lisa Maloney and Master Sgt. Mary Webb run the anti-terrorism/force protection office here. Working daily with the Army, the two citizen Airmen use a broad
0 10/25
2005
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