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Default Air Force Logo General recognizes reservists for flying mission support
Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, Air Force Reserve Command vice commander, recognized two reservists in June for their support of the command’s flying mission. Tech. Sgt. Rudy M. McAllister, 758th Airlift Squadron, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., was named the Air Force’s Air Reserve Component Aircrew Life Support NCO of the
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050621F-5927B-001 Airman First Class Jeffrey Hill, an Air Force reservist from the 439th Communications Squadron, Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., sets up a junction box that connects an existing phone line into a basic access module June 21 during Jump Start, a training exercise at Duke Field, Fla. The exercise is being conducted in two-week cycles from April 23-July 23. Members of 15 Air Force Reserve Command units are being trained on new equipment their units have gained due to a change in their mission, part of what the Reserve calls "Comm Transformation." (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt Chance Babin) Getting connected at Jump Start

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Default Air Force Logo McChord’s Reserve unit wins best C-17 wing at Rodeo
The 446th Airlift Wing is the best C-17 wing in the Air Force, as announced during the 2005 Air Mobility Rodeo closing ceremony here June 24. The Air Force Reserve Command wing received the Gen. Duane H. Cassidy Trophy for its outstanding performance in all aspects of airlift operations. These operations include security forces, aerial port
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BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq -- Airmen with the casualty staging facility here load patients onto an ambulance bus that take them to an aircraft for a flight to Germany.  Patients in Iraq are usually moved out of theater within 24 to 48 hours of being wounded.  During the Vietnam War, it could take up to six weeks to have a patient ready to travel.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Collen Roundtree) Total force Samaritans in the sand help friend, foe
As the story goes, a Samaritan helped an injured stranger along a well-traveled road in the Middle East more than 2,000 years ago. Today, hundreds of miles farther east, reservists of the 433rd Medical Squadron are working with about 140 members of Lackland AFB’s 59th Medical Wing, Army medics and Australians to help those who need medical care,
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Default Air Force Logo Tanker crew carries Reserve torch at Rodeo
The aircraft at Rodeo 2005 come in many shapes and sizes, but one thing every one of them has in common is their need for a constant supply of fuel. The 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., is one of nine refueling wings and the only Air Force Reserve Command refueling wing competing here. “This is an opportunity to show our
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Default Air Force Logo McChord reservists help international Rodeo competitors
When the first international team aircraft touched down here June 14 for Air Mobility Rodeo 2005, reservists from the 446th Airlift Wing were standing by to assist. Helping the six international competing and nine observers get the most out of their Rodeo experience are interpreters, maintenance liaisons and sponsoring squadrons. Eighteen of the 27
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Default Air Force Logo Reservists earn unit award for Operation Iraqi Freedom
Air Force reservists who supported the war in Iraq while with the 16th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force may be eligible for an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with a V device for valor.Operating from Aviano Air Base, Italy, the 16th AETF directed a variety of aerial support across the Mediterranean and northern Iraq. Members of the task
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Senior Airman Steve Powell, a crew chief in the 442nd Maintenance Group, stands ready to assist in the launch of an A-10 for the 442nd Fighter Wing's "Patriot Evergreen," a combat training deployment to McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. William Huntington)
Patriot Evergreen prepares A-10s for combat operations
Reservists from the 442nd Fighter Wing got a chance to practice what they preach early May 16 as the first A-10 of the day lifted off the runway here into a deck of broken clouds.A second aircraft hurtled down the concrete strip shortly after, loaded like the first with six MK-82 500-pound bombs, on its way to the Yakima firing range, just a short
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Default Air Force Logo African-American woman first to command flying wing
A former wing vice commander is the first African-American woman in the Air Force Reserve Command -- and the Air Force -- to command a flying wing.Col. Stayce Harris accepted command of the 459th Air Refueling Wing in a ceremony here May 15.Before replacing Brig. Gen. Richard Severson as commander of the 1,300-member wing, she was vice commander of
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Default Air Force Logo Contact center supports Tricare enrollment
The Air Force Reserve Contact Center here is the sole point of contact for Air Force reservists to enroll in Tricare Reserve Select. This is the first time the Air Reserve Personnel Center has been able to provide a service to all reservists under the Air Force Personnel Service Delivery Transformation Shared Services Organization model, a
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