AF Reserve News

Yellow Ribbon reveres military children
Dominick Lopez and Kyera Rowe, both children of military parents who recently deployed, participate in a dance-off contest during a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event in Chicago, April 21, 2018. The children also were awarded certificates of accomplishment as part of the Month of the Military Child program celebrated annually during the month of April. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Mota)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of National Guard Bureau, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. Miller met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks to the audience at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Ohio Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-2nd) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D-4th) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington, D.C., April13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command, prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
Component chiefs for the Guard and Reserve prepare to be seated prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Default Air Force Logo Government civilians offered way to help Katrina survivors
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, many Americans want to do whatever they can to help those directly affected, and now government civilians have another way to help in this effort. Government civilian employees may now volunteer to help the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Katrina efforts through the Federal Employee Volunteer
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NEW ORLEANS -- A U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules from the 910th Airlift Wing at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, sprays Dibrom, a pesticide approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, over the city Sept. 13.  The C-130 crew plans to spray the New Orleans area first, then other affected Gulf Coast areas as required.  Crews will target are primarily mosquitoes and filth flies, which are capable of transmitting diseases such as Malaria, West Nile virus, and various types of Encephalitis.  The C-130 is capable of spraying about 60,000 acres per day.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey) Spraying over the Crescent City

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Default Air Force Logo Rescuers give, receive kindness for saving lives
When an Air Force reservist came here with his search-and-rescue unit, he helped spark generosity from 750 miles away for Hurricane Katrina victims. Staff Sgt. Tony Pieske, an aerial gunner on an HH-60 helicopter, and other reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., arrived at the Jackson International Airport Aug. 30.
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Default Air Force Logo Aircrew accepts Air Force awards for heroic act
Members of an Air Force Reserve Command aircrew received national recognition Sept. 12 for avoiding disaster over Iraq in October 2004. After Maj. Rolf W. Breen and his crew were awarded the Air Force Association’s 2004 Reserve Aircrew Award, they accepted Distinguished Flying Crosses from Air Force senior leaders at the annual AFA convention in
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force reservists to get Army medal
“Join the Air Force, Serve with the Army” may be a new twist to an old recruiting slogan. In fact, five Airmen with Air Force Reserve Command’s 908th Airlift Wing based here, did such a good job that the Army is recognizing their contribution to America’s senior service during their year in Iraq. In December, they will receive the Army Commendation
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050913-F-3849M-001    Tech. Sgt. Jim Graves (left) and Staff Sgt. Tom Kocis, aerial spray maintenance technicians with the 910th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, check recirculation valves during a pre-flight inspection of the Modular Aerial Spray System Sept. 13. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn David McCowan) Reservists begin spraying for insects in Gulf Coast
Air Force reservists continue to save lives in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath by conducting aerial spray missions in an attempt to reduce mosquito and filth fly populations. A C-130H aircrew flew the first of many flights over Louisiana Sept. 12. The Department of Defense’s only fixed-wing aerial spray unit, the 910th Airlift Wing, was requested by
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JACKSON, Miss. -- Senior Master Sgt. James Sanchez carries a cat he rescued from the second floor of a flooded house in New Orleans.  The cat, which he named PJ, is one of 22 cats he has saved during rescue missions in support of Hurricane Katrina relief operations.  Sergeant Sanchez is a pararescueman with the 306th Rescue Squadron from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Elaine Mayo) No life left behind – rescuers save people, pets
Lately when Senior Master Sgt. James Sanchez goes on a rescue mission, he makes sure some basics are in order – a secure hoist, communication with his helicopter, ear protection, water, dog biscuits and a can of cat treats. To him, every life is worth saving. Sergeant Sanchez is a pararescue jumper or PJ with Air Force Reserve Command’s 306th
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Default Air Force Logo Americans place in NATO competition
An Air Force reservist from Cincinnati and two American teammates took the silver medal in overall competition at the NATO Military Skills Competition in Elsenborn, Belgium, in August. Air Force Reserve Command Maj. Joel Winton, Naval Reserve Lt. Cmdr. Grant Staats and Army Reserve Maj. Larry Gnewuch, along with 52 other three-person teams from 17
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Default Air Force Logo Services reservists deploy to support hurricane relief
Twenty-four services reservists deployed to Keesler AFB, Miss., during the first week of September to provide food service and field lodging support in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. “Twenty of our people are to work in food service, and the others are to do field lodging,” said Chief Master Sgt. Von Putman, chief of services readiness at
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Reserve general responds to call to duty
When the mobilization assistant to the commander of Air Force Materiel Command retired from his civilian job March 31, he could have taken a long summer vacation. Instead, Maj. Gen. Keith W. Meurlin, former manager of Washington’s Dulles International Airport, took an extended summer job as the acting AFMC vice commander at Wright-Patterson AFB,
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