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  • Engineers keep C-5 flight ready

    Senior Master Sgt. Todd Wylie, 339th Flight Test Squadron C-5 flight engineer, performs pre-flight checks to a C-5M Super Galaxy March 29, 2017, at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Wylie has been with the squadron for eight years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jamal D. Sutter)
  • Father and son train together

    Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, a father and son were reunited during a training mission together, 21,000 feet in the air.U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, piloted a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and had the chance to refuel a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III,
  • Marking Change: Senior Airman Cassandra Hickman

    The cargo pallet glides smoothly down the flight deck into place. She moves through the compartment confidently, inspecting each pallet as she circles. Before the aircraft jets off to foreign lands, she verifies proper weight distribution, cargo placement and that the pallets are secured. During flight, she ensures the comfort of passengers and
  • 403rd Wing participates in Green Flag deployment exercise

    The 403rd Wing successfully completed the Green Flag Little Rock 17-05 exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 10-22. It was the largest Green Flag exercise to date, and the first time an Air Force Reserve unit has led such an event.
  • Charleston Women in Aviation Career Day inspires young girls

    More than 130 teenage girls from middle and high schools around the Lowcountry attended the 10th Annual Joint Base Charleston Women in Aviation Career Day, March 21. The goal of the Career Day is for young ladies “to learn and to be inspired, and to check out some the options out there for you as careers for different jobs in the future” said Col. Jeanine McAnaney, 315th Airlift Wing vice commander. The event, one of the 315th AW’s most popular community engagement programs, features leading and pioneering women in their respective aviation related careers as guest speakers. This year’s speaker was no exception. The Air Force Reserve’s highest ranking enlisted Airman, Command Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly captivated everyone by telling her life story.
  • Barksdale Airmen return from Southwest Asia deployment

    Air Force active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings here retuend home March 20 after a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Flexible reserve opportunities supporting Air Force auxiliary

    For Airmen who want to continue serving their country, but can no longer commit to a monthly or annual schedule, the Civil Air Patrol Reserve Assistance Program may be their next career move.The program, CAPRAP for short, utilizes officer and enlisted Reserve Airmen as liaisons between local CAP squadrons and the Air Force. The program is operated
  • Reserve Airmen support successful Delta IV launch

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 920th Rescue Wing in partnership with the 45th Space Wing, supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here March 18.
  • Uniform policy changes for air reserve technicians

    Air Force Reserve Command has directed all air reserve technicians will wear military uniforms while on duty in order to facilitate cohesion between the Reserve and active-duty components. This change affects ARTs represented by the bargaining unit and will take effect April 17. “The interaction between active duty and Reserve components has been
  • Miller discuss priorities with House Caucus

    Service chiefs from the Reserve and Guard components met with members of House National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus on Capitol Hill, March 8.
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