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The latest release of the RIO Connect IMA Mobile Wingman app allows Air Force Reservists to use a mobile CAC reader to access secure sites from a mobile device. RIO Connect app revolutionizes access to information
The latest release of the RIO Connect Individual Mobilization Augmentee Mobile Wingman application now enables Reserve Citizen Airmen to access common access card-secured sites from their mobile devices when paired with a mobile CAC reader and associated software.
0 10/17
2017
Reserve Citizen Airmen battle hurricanes on many fronts, save lives Reserve Citizen Airmen battle hurricanes on many fronts, save lives
As tens of thousands of people continue to deal with the impact of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Reservists throughout the country are fighting the worst of Mother Nature’s wrath.At the 433rd Airlift Wing located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Reservists delivered medical personnel, equipment and supplies to support relief efforts
0 10/17
2017
Flames and glow from out of control wildfire with large swirl of flame in Napa County, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Active wildfires in California have burned an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial structures, scorched more than 115,000 acres and reportedly killed 15 people. FEMA assigns Travis as installation support base for Wine Country Fire
At the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, Travis was designated an installation support base during the response to the Atlas Fire, which has spread across Northern California since Oct. 8.The base will house one bus, three tractor trailers with food, 15 ambulances and 30 personnel from FEMA,
0 10/12
2017
at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct. 5, 2017. The HRRT team is a highly trained response force that trains to respond to active shooter, barricaded subjects and hostage rescue situations. 386 ESFS trains for high risk response
At any given moment, the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron stands ready to protect, defend and fight against all threats to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. Among those men and women who guard the wing’s high valued assets and people, is a newly formed group of defenders who dedicate their time, on-duty and off, to train for high risk situations.
0 10/12
2017
Recruiting Service adding recruiters to address maintenance shortage Recruiting Service adding recruiters to address maintenance shortage
In a move designed to increase the number of maintenance air reserve technicians, the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service and Directorate of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, known as A4, have teamed up to create a group of recruiters dedicated to the ART mission."Maintenance manning is the biggest issue we face right now in the
0 10/06
2017
Staff Sgt. Kens Germain, an aerial porter from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, positions a forklift to pick up a stack of ready-to-eat meals at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., Oct. 4. A total of 23,390 pounds of food and water will be transported to Puerto Rico and distributed to those in need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Water, food loaded onto C-130 at Dobbins, bound for Puerto Rico
Hurricane relief efforts continued on the Dobbins flight line as forklifts and K-loaders loaded cases of water and ready-to-eat meals onto a C-130 Hercules Oct. 4.
0 10/05
2017
On Sept. 20, 2017, the Honorable Matthew P. Donovan, the Under Secretary of the Air Force and General Stephen W. Wilson, the Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, thanked several hundred 920th Rescue Wing Airmen in an aircraft hangar at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, thanking them for their relief efforts after two major hurricanes battered Texas then Florida, back-to-back. The 920th RQW sent a contingent of 95 wing Airmen and 5 rescue aircraft to conduct rescues from Eastern Airport, College Station, Texas August 27, 2017. With little time to spare, the 920th begin responding to Texans in need within 45 minutes of their arrival. A week later they were getting ready to do the same thing at home in response to Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) Air Force leaders thank Florida Reserve Airmen for hurricane relief efforts
Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing here Sept. 20, to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief.
0 9/27
2017
170908-F-ZI207-0123.JPG Deployed Reserve Civil engineers make critical runway repairs
Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational and ready for all takeoffs and landings in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
0 9/27
2017
Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, carry patients aboard a C-17 Globemaster III in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017. Reserve Citizen Airmen conduct humanitarian mission to St. Croix to evacuate victims affected by Hurricane Maria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Peter Dean) Reserve Citizen Airmen deliver aid to Hurricane Maria survivors
Within the last few months the United States and its territories have been ravagged by three hurricanes, leaving many displaced and in need of aid. Starting with Hurricane Harvey, then Irma and now Maria, the Air Force Reserve Command continues to respond with supplies, aid and evacuation missions. On Sept. 24, a team of Citizen Airmen from the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, along with Airmen from the 16th Airlift Squadron, Charleston, South Carolina, evacuated 63 U.S. Virgin Islands inhabitants that were affected by Hurricane Maria.
0 9/25
2017
The last six operational F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft lifted off from the runway here Sept. 21 at approximately 11 a.m. on their way to Holloman AFB, New Mexico, where they will continue flying. Final operational F-16s depart Hill
The last six operational F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft lifted off from the runway here Sept. 21 at approximately 11 a.m. on their way to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, where they will continue flying.Several military and civilian Airmen watched as pilots stepped to the jets and taxied away for takeoff. The operational F-16s, which have been
0 9/22
2017
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