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560th Red Horse Returns Home From Deployment Hundreds welcome 560th RED HORSE Airmen home
During the warm evening hours of Nov. 3, hundreds of eager family members and friends anxiously awaited for the arrival of more than 90 Citizen Airmen returning from a long deployment in the Middle East. The Airmen, assigned to the 560th RED HORSE Squadron, here, deployed together.
0 11/07
2017
An 815th Airlift Squadron aircrew lands a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi,  Nov. 3, 2017. The flight marked the squadron's return to a full operational capability status meaning they are ready to deploy and conduct the combat airlift mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shelton Sherrill) Flying Jennies ready for combat airlift mission
In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a bird that obtains new life by rising from the ashes.
0 11/05
2017
Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Zwelling, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service manager, speaks with an individual ready reserve participant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Chance Babin) Reserve recruiters reach goal for 17th year
Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service has met the command’s accession goal for the 17th consecutive year.For the past fiscal year, Reserve recruiters not only reached their goal but surpassed it, ending the year with 8,241 accessions equating to 101.7 percent of the goal.“I want to give a thank you to our recruiters and support personnel.
0 11/01
2017
Senior Master Sgt. Eric H. Johnson III, 403rd Maintenance Sqadron Propulsion Flight chief, points at a pushpin map where he tracks the places he's been throughout his 32-year Air Force career Oct. 17, 2017 at Keesler Air Force Base Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) The Airman who traveled the world but never left Keesler
For more than 30 years, Senior Master Sgt. Eric H. Johnson III, 403rd Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight chief, has cared for and kept the propellers turning at Keesler Air Force Base, the only base to which he was assigned his entire Air Force career.
0 10/30
2017
(From Left to right) Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, Col. James Devere, 302nd Airlift Wing commander, Senior Master Sgt. Darby Perrin, artist, and Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, commander of Air Mobility Command unveiled the painting "Earth, Blood and Fire" at the 49th annual Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Orlando, Florida. The painting depicts the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems mission of the 731st Airlift Squadron, 302 AW, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Peter Dean) AFRC commander unveils "Earth, Blood and Fire” painting
During the 49th Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Orlando, Oct. 26 through 29, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, Air Force Reserve, unveiled the painting "Earth, Blood and Fire,” a painting that depicts the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems mission of the Air Force Reserve’s
0 10/27
2017
Rescue Airman aids families in Puerto Rico Reserve Citizen Airman aids Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico
Having just experienced the wrath of Hurricane Irma as it tore through his hometown of Melbourne, Florida, early September 2017, Master Sgt. Gerardo Ramos was on pins and needles as he watched the next Category 5 hurricane, Maria, ravage Puerto Rico, the island where he spent the first 21 years of his life and where his parents, brothers and
0 10/25
2017
Default Air Force Logo Active-duty positions added for Guard, Reserve pilots
Air National Guard and Reserve pilots now have 20 more opportunities to fly in order to augment active duty chronic vacancies across the force.
0 10/25
2017
Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado (center, standing) and retired U.S. Army Col. D.J. Reyes (center, seated) with their team of Veterans Treatment Court mentors. Reserve Citizen Airman key in Florida veterans court
Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado plays a key role in the Tampa-area Veterans Treatment Court, volunteering as lead mentor and operations director for the court which has a bi-weekly docket of nearly 100 veterans.
0 10/23
2017
Senior Airman Jon Brauch adjusts a blast suit during an EOD exercise. Reserve Citizen Airmen perform lifesaving efforts in aftermath of mass shooting
Senior Airman Jon Brauch was heading to work on the Las Vegas Strip when he heard the gun fire. He had a good view of the overpass between the Excalibur and Tropicana hotels, so he began to surveil the area.  Suddenly, hordes of people were running in his direction. Several were severely injured. Brauch jumped into action – he helped people over
0 10/20
2017
Staff Sgt. Emily Fowler and Senior Airman Jonathan Kling, 403rd Security Forces Squadron fire team members, pose for a photo after completing U.S. Army Air Assault School Sept. 26, 2017 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) Defenders gain air assault skills
Imagine standing at the open door of a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with its four blades spinning deafeningly above and the ground 90 feet below -- and then stepping over the edge. So far, three members of the 403rd Security Forces Squadron have done just that as the culmination of their training at the U.S. Army’s Air Assault School.
0 10/19
2017
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