AF Reserve News

Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Raven, assigned to 1st Combat Camera Squadron, climbs over a high bar during the obstacle course portion of the 2018 SPC Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 1, 2018.The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it’s hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Lundborg, assigned to 4th Combat Camera Squadron, climbs a rope during the obstacle course portion of the 2018 SPC Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 1, 2018.The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it’s hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Keifer Bowes (left) and Airman 1st Class Matthew Zakrzewski, both assigned to 1st Combat Camera Squadron, run during the 10-mile road march part of the 2018 SPC Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 3, 2018. The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it's hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Franklin Harris (left) and Senior Airman Maygan Straight, both assigned to 1st Combat Camera Squadron, conduct the 10-mile road march part of the 2018 SPC Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 3, 2018. The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it's hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Maygan Straight (top), and Airman 1st Class Franklin Harris, both assigned to 1st Combat Camera Squadron, treat a simulated casualty during the Urban Warfare Simulation lane of the 2018 Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 2, 2018. The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it’s hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Maygan Straight, assigned to 1st Combat Camera Squadron, collects Sensitive Site Exploitation imagery during the Urban Warfare Simulation lane of the 2018 Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, May 2, 2018. The competition is an annual event open to all branches of the military, it’s hosted by the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) in order to test the technical and tactical proficiencies of Department of Defense combat photographers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Pablo N. Piedra)
Reserve Recruiting Service rolls out mobile marketing platform
Tech Sgt Jose Neri, a recruiter with Team March, works the pull up bar area of the new mobile marketing platform at the March Air Reserve Base Air and Space Expo.The MMP is an interactive a marketing tool that will increase awareness and audience engagement, generate leads, and educate influencers about the Air Force Reserve. (Air Force photo/Master Sgt Chance Babin)
Reserve Recruiting Service rolls out mobile marketing platform
A look at the new Air Force Reserve mobile marketing platform. The MMP is a marketing tool that will increase awareness and audience engagement, generate leads, and educate influencers about the Air Force Reserve. The MMP is equipped with large high definition touchscreen that feature interactive quizzes and games, and a photo booth for attendees to take photos against pre-loaded Air Force Reserve branded backdrops. It also features a pull-up bar for those looking for something more physical. A unique feature on the MMP is a charging station. (Air Force photo/Master Sgt Chance Babin)
AFRC Recruiting Service rolls out mobile marketing platform
Master Sgt Chuck Wandzilak, a recruiter at Team March, assists a air show guest with sending his photo to himsself as part of the Air Force Reserve photo booth, which is part of the new Air Force Reserve mobile marketing platform at the March Air Reserve Base Air and Space Expo. The MMP is an interactive a marketing tool that will increase awareness and audience engagement, generate leads, and educate influencers about the Air Force Reserve. (Air Force photo/Master Sgt Chance Babin)
AFRC Recruiting Service rolls out mobile marketing platform
Master Sgt Marcus Hearns, a recruiter at Team March, talks to an air show attendee at the charging station of the new Air Force Reserve mobile marketing platform at the March Air Reserve Base Air and Space Expo. The MMP is an interactive a marketing tool that will increase awareness and audience engagement, generate leads, and educate influencers about the Air Force Reserve. (Air Force photo/Master Sgt Chance Babin)
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Default Air Force Logo BRAC: Information available for affected bases
The Secretary of Defense is expected to announce the proposed Base Realignment and Closure list during a press conference May 13.Air Force officials understand the effect BRAC can have on servicemembers, retirees, employees and their families.To assist people with vital BRAC information, the Air Force will provide a toll-free number, (888)
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo Air Force announces aviation resource management awards
Air Force officials recently announced the winners of the 2004 Outstanding Air Force Aviation Resource Management of the Year Awards.The 2004 winners are:-- Airman of the Year: Airman 1st Class Dusty S. Stofan, 17th Special Operations Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan.-- Noncommissioned Officer of the Year: Tech. Sgt. Roderick E. Fernandez, 317th
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo Two Airmen among recipients of military service award
Two Airmen were among the six recipients of the annual Government Employees Insurance Company Military Service Awards. For 17 years, GEICO has recognized servicemembers from all branches of the service -- including the Guard and Reserve -- for work in drug and alcohol abuse prevention, fire and safety prevention, and traffic safety and accident
0 10/24
2005
Default Air Force Logo Deployed sergeant takes STEP to technical sergeant
One of the Air Reserve Personnel Center’s best people received some great news April 24 while deployed to Southwest Asia … “You are out of uniform.” Those words came from Maj. Gen. Norman Seip, Combined Forces Air Component deputy commander, when he spoke to Staff Sgt. Brett Sansone. At the time, the sergeant was deployed with the CENTAF Forward
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2005
MACARACAS, Panama -- Tech. Sgt. George Lyon (right) instructs Marine Lance Cpl. Leaphy Khim on construction site protocol here.  Both are deployed to Joint Task Force Armadillo, part of New Horizons 2005, a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored readiness training humanitarian exercise.  He is a power production craftsman with the 349th Civil Engineer Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lono Kollars) Reservists set example at New Horizons 2005 camp
In a camp tucked away in southwest Panama, two Airmen are leaving a lasting impression on their fellow servicemembers and the local people they meet. Master Sgt. Steve Axie and Tech. Sgt. George Lyon have grown to call it home, but three months ago, the two arrived to build a base camp on a horse pasture provided by Panamanian officials. They were
0 10/24
2005
Default Air Force Logo Training ensures reservists ready to go
Air Force Space Command reservists tested a common training assembly concept here April 22 and 23 to ensure nearly 350 individual mobilization augmentees were trained and ready for mobilization. Reservists need to be trained at the same level as their active-duty counterparts. While active-duty Airmen have all year to meet their ancillary training
0 10/24
2005
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Reserve announces senior officer moves
Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command personnel officials here announced several senior officer actions April 21. These actions include: Col. Frank K. Brooks Jr. from director of communications and information, Headquarters AFRC, Robins AFB, to director of communications and information, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Reserve selects Volunteer Excellence Award recipient
Helping families of activated reservists earned a volunteer from Niagara Falls, N.Y., the Air Force Reserve Command’s first Volunteer Excellence Award. Jacqueline M. Newman received the Carol Eizonas Smith and Patriccia Batbie Volunteer Excellence Award May 1. Col. James B. Roberts Jr., 914th Airlift Wing commander, presented the award plaque and a
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2005
Default Air Force Logo C-17s get state-of-the-art home at March Field
When the 452nd Air Mobility Wing welcomes eight C-17 Globemasters later this year, the aircraft will be maintained in an environmentally friendly hangar that is larger than a football field and incorporates advanced construction technology. “We wanted it to appear it belonged here – have it blend in with its environment, as well as meet the
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2005
HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Fla. -- An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from here for a dissimilar aircraft combat training mission against F-15 Eagles.  The F-16s are assigned to Homestead's 93rd Fighter Squadron, and the F-15s are from the 58th FS at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Lisa Macias) Reserve, active duty pilots battle for air superiority
In the animal world, a 500-pound gorilla would pose relatively no threat to a 1,200-pound Mako shark swimming at 65 mph. However, when these two creatures take on the form of fighter pilots and step into an F-15 Eagle or F-16 Fighting Falcon to face off in the sky, anything is possible. For two weeks, F-15 “Gorillas” from Eglin Air Force Base’s
0 10/24
2005
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