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920th Rescue Wing long-range rescue at sea Reserve Citizen Airmen earn Rescue Mission of the Year award
Thirty-three 920th Rescue Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen were recently honored with the 2017 Jolly Green Association Rescue Mission of the Year award for their actions July 7, 2017 in saving two German sailors stranded in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 500 miles off the coast of Florida.The unique and intricate mission, which involved more than 30
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Executive officers from across the 22nd Air Force pose for a photo during the 22nd AF Executive Officer Development Workshop in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 11, 2018. The workshop, hosted by the 302nd Airlift Wing and the 340th Flying Training Group, was the first of its kind offered across the 22nd Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Frank Casciotta) Wing execs host NAF-wide workshop for their fellows
The 302nd Airlift Wing and 340th Flying Training Group hosted the first-ever 22nd Air Force Executive Officer Development Workshop in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 10 through 12.“We, as executive officers, provide a wide range of support functions to our commanders,” said Maj. Stefanie Purdie, the 302nd Airlift Wing executive officer and
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AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15 AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15
Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance.
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Air Force Reserve heritage art display Air Force Reserve exhibits heritage art at Museum of Aviation
In celebration of the Air Force Reserve 70th Anniversary, the Air Force Reserve Command’s Office of History and Heritage in partnership with the Museum of Aviation is exhibiting a series of paintings from the Air Force art collection highlighting a century of Reserve air power.
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MAFFS training underway in California Air Guard, Reserve wings kick off annual MAFFS training
As temperatures heated up in northern California, aerial firefighters from four C-130 airlift wings operating the U.S.D.A. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, or MAFFS, started a weeklong training April 23 in anticipation of summer blazes.
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N/A From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
The 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, is undergoing a significant mission change in order to meet the needs of the Air Force. The wing is converting from the tactical C-130 to the more strategic C-17 aircraft. While this is no minor task, the conversion is progressing rapidly.
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Then-Maj. Debora Lehker, who previously served as a reserve Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) nurse, comforts a wounded Canadian army soldier Feb. 14 2010, aboard a C-130 Hercules on an emergency airlift between Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, and Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Currently a lieutenant colonel, Lehker serves as a reserve commander at the 752nd Medical squadron at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., as well as a civilian nurse and educator. (Courtesy photo) Air Force Reserve strengthens a ready medical force
Balancing military and civilian roles, Air Force Reserve medics enhance Air Force Medical Service capabilities.
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Mr. Scott Palomino, director of the 301st Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center, speaks during a Heartlink event for active duty spouses Feb. 15, 2018 at the Lone Star Center on Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. The Heartlink program helps active duty spouses acclimate to the Air Force and understand their importance to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photos by Melissa Harvey) PTSD: On and off the battlefield, the fight continues
“That image is burned into my head; I can’t ever un-see it,” he said. “I could not feel the bottom half of my body, but I looked down and all I saw was my right leg covered in blood and the lower part of my left leg had been blown off.”
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United States Coast Guard Heath Service Technician Third Class Annice Hand (front), checks the amount of oxygen in the blood of a young patient alongside Major Vashun Rodriguez a flight surgeon assigned to the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base FL, at the Kivalina Clinic, Kivalina, Alaska, April 17, 2018. Military personnel supporting Arctic Care 2018 accomplished critical mission training while providing medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care for underserved villages in the Maniillaq Service Area April 16-24. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Joe Simms) MacDill Reservists provide medical care during Arctic Care 2018
Two Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing, MacDill Air Force Base Florida, are part of a joint and multinational contingent currently supporting, Arctic Care 2018, an Innovative Readiness Exercise based out of Kotzebue, Alaska.Maj. Vashun Rodriguez, a flight surgeon assigned to the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, and
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HQ RIO Notice to Individual Reserve Airmen Enlisted IRs have until May 21 to submit STEPII applications
STEP II is a commander’s program designed to promote outstanding and well deserving enlisted Air Force Reserve members to one grade above the authorized grade for their position. Only those Airmen who clearly demonstrate outstanding potential will be considered for promotion under STEP II. Promotions are based on a demonstrated ability to serve in the next higher grade. Individual Reservists who wish to meet the 2018 Stripes for Exceptional Performers II (STEP II) promotion board must submit their nomination packages to their servicing HQ RIO Detachment May 21, 2018.
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