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Default Air Force Logo Florida to help Reserve families in need
If a reservist’s family in Florida has an emergency its budget can’t handle while he or she is on active duty and deployed, the state wants to help. Starting July 1, financial assistance is available to eligible residents of Florida who are dependents of military people in the reserve components. “This shows real support for our troops from the
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo Hurricane Hunters fly first WC-130J operational mission
The first storm of this year’s hurricane season came a little early appearing in the Pacific off the coast of Central America.Hurricane Adrian also marked the beginning of a new era in weather reconnaissance for the Hurricane Hunters of the 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.When thunderous winds threatening El Salvador formed
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Life insurance benefits gain increased emphasis
Air Force Reserve Command senior leaders want reservists to know about the importance of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance. A recent tragedy involving a reservist who declined SGLI coverage prompted a call for this benefit to receive more emphasis. In addition to requiring reservists to report to their military personnel flight to decline
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Construction starts for C-5 arrival at Wright-Patt
Phase I construction is under way for the arrival of C-5A Galaxy aircraft in the 445th Airlift Wing here.The project involves building a 50- by 75-foot concrete expansion to the airfield pavement to accommodate the large transport aircraft.Aircrews in the Air Force Reserve Command wing currently fly 12 smaller C-141 Starlifters. The wingspan of the
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2005
Default Air Force Logo 271 McChord reservists receive call-up orders; 54 stand by
During the first two weeks of May, the Department of Defense activated 108 reservists from the 446th Airlift Wing here to support the Global War on Terrorism.Since February, a total of 271 wing people received orders placing them on active duty.DOD has the authority to call up another 54 in the Air Force Reserve Command wing. These reservists
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Reserve adopts new recruiting logo
Air Force Reserve Command has a new advertising logo that more closely aligns it with the active force while touting the command as a high-tech, professional fighting force.Sleek and simple, the AFRC logo features the Air Force’s new logo alongside the words “Air Force Reserve” in a stylish, modern typeface.AFRC recruiting officials began working
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2005
PARIS -- Maj. Brian Freeman explains the devices of a J-model C-130 Hercules cockpit to a French aeronautical journalist June 14 at the Paris Air Show.  He is a reservist with the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amaani Lyle) Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers take part in Paris air show
Stronger muscles, a stretched body and a vastly more intelligent brain made the C-130J-30 an attraction at the 2005 Paris International Air Show. The U.S. Air Force’s newest airlifter appeared for the first time at the Paris venue, the world’s oldest and largest air show. “This aircraft has more powerful and more efficient engines than previous
0 10/25
2005
Default Air Force Logo BRAC affects Air Force reservists in 22 states
If put into law, Air Force Reserve Command will close three installations and move people from a dozen locations to two dozen sites throughout the United States.Although command officials anticipate keeping roughly the same troop level authorizations, AFRC will expand some existing missions such as air operations center, space, unmanned aerial
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Master athlete takes on world games
With more than 35 years of experience as a runner, Lt. Col. David M. Hardwick spends as much as 20 hours a week training for his third World Masters Games. The chief of intelligence for the 445th Operations Support Squadron here will join more than 21,000 athletes from 82 countries in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 23-31 to participate in one of
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2005
Default Air Force Logo Reservists need to register civilian employment info
Time is running out for about 15,000 Air Force reservists in the Selected Reserve to comply with a Department of Defense directive. Oct. 31 is the deadline for reservists who are paid for training to register information about their civilian place of employment. Some 60,000 of these Airmen, roughly 80 percent of the force, provided that information
0 10/25
2005
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