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The August issue of Citizen Airman magazine is available on the web at http://www.citamn.afrc.af.mil/. August Citizen Airman Magazine is online
The August issue of Citizen Airman magazine is available on the web at http://www.citamn.afrc.af.mil/.
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2017
Senior Airman Micheal Thomas, 738th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group guardian angel, provides armed overwatch for contractors and air advisors performing maintenance on an Afghan Air Force MD-530 Light Attack Helicopter, April 16, 2017, at Kandahar Air Wing, Afghanistan. Thomas is deployed with other Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa) Reserve defenders keep watch
A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
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2017
Senior Airman Brandy Hill of the 465th Air Refueling Squadron hugs her son Lukas following a deployment Feb. 19, 2017, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. More than 90 Reservists deployed in December 2016 in support of air operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, against the Islamic State group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Tinker Reservists return from fueling the fight
More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against the Islamic State group at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
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Airmen help one another with response and recovery efforts Aug. 19 after flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Heather Heiney) Airmen help one another after Louisiana flooding
“The water started seeping in through the walls. We woke up our son, put on his little boots, and put him up on the table.” Callie Lips, children’s book illustrator, her husband Tech. Sgt. Ricky Lips, 403rd Maintenance Squadron, and their two-year-old son were one of the 403rd Wing families affected by the flash floods that swept through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 12. Tech. Sgt. Lips said that all the roads were closed, so they sheltered across the street with their friends who have a generator. When the power eventually came back on, they went home and went to sleep. They said something woke them up around 5 a.m. and they saw that the water outside was starting to rise, but they let their son sleep until it started seeping in through the walls.
0 8/22
2016
Default Air Force Logo AFRC Community Spotlight: A8
Regulating money and deciding where it should be used is a challenging process, but it is one the A8 directorate focuses on every day. A8PE balances a five billion dollar budget every year and A8PB has the task of deciding which current and future missions are going to continue to receive that money. They both have to plan, allocate and justify the
0 8/15
2016
Maj. Gen. Maryanne Miller will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and take command of Air Force Reserve Command during a change of command ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, July 15. Miller will become the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command. Before taking command, Miller will be promoted to Lieutenant General.    Miller takes AFRC helm July 15
Maj. Gen. Maryann Miller will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and take command of Air Force Reserve Command during a change of command ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, July 15. Miller will become the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command. Before taking command, Miller will be promoted to Lieutenant General.
0 7/08
2016
Lt. Gen. James Jackson (right), chief of Air Force Reserve, presents a Vietnam War veteran with a pin during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., June 21, 2016. More than 10 veterans were recognized during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson/Release) Air Force Reserve honors Vietnam Veterans
The Air Force Reserve partnered with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration organization to pay tribute to 22 veterans during a Vietnam recognition ceremony here June 21. This Air Force Reserve event is in support of the 50th Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program. Veterans from the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association,
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2016
Master Sgt. Robert Mills of the 507th Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., holds his oldest son moments after returning from a four-month deployment from Southwest Asia June 11, 2016. Moments later, he met his two-month old son for the first time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Daddy's home
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Families, friends and Air Force Reserve leaders lined up June 11 to greet thirteen Citizen Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group here upon returning home from a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. Master Sgt. Robert Mills of the 507th Maintenance Squadron here had a special guest waiting to meet him: his
0 6/14
2016
Lt. Col. Eric Wilks and Lt. Col. Marvin Ashbaker, pilots with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, conduct pre-flight checks aboard the Air Force Reserve Command’s first KC-135 to be upgraded with Block 45 May 5, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Block 45 provides a digital display of engine controls, an updated autopilot, a new altimeter and software upgrades, ensuring that the KC-135 can perform well into the future as the workhorse of the air refueling fleet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) First AFRC tanker goes digital at Tinker
The 507th Air Refueling Wing here is the first Air Force Reserve Command unit to receive the new KC-135 Block 45 upgrade, an improvement to the flight deck that provides flight crews with an updated autopilot and digital panels that eliminate analog instrument gauges by consolidating the outdated controls onto one large LCD screen.The 465th Air
0 5/06
2016
Default Air Force Logo AFRC Community Spotlight: A6X division keeping pace with cyber needs of the nation
Cyber is critical to our nation’s defense. And it’s a mission area that is expanding across the Department of Defense. Air Force Reserve Command’s A6 directorate is keeping pace with the frantic demand for additional capabilities.Within the A6 directorate, the plans, programs, and resources division, or A6X, is developing cyber units and
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2016
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