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Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of National Guard Bureau, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. Miller met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks to the audience at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Ohio Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-2nd) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D-4th) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington, D.C., April13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command, prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
Component chiefs for the Guard and Reserve prepare to be seated prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
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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.
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2017
Aerial porters assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 302nd Airlift Wing load a U. S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System onto a C-130 Hercules at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 29, 2017. The Reserve wing is responding to a request for assistance from the National Interagency Fire Center for one MAFFS-equipped C-130 from the 302nd AW to support fire suppression efforts in the Western U.S. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ann Skarban)
Answering the call
The Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing received a request for assistance from the National Interagency Fire Center to provide one Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 and aircrew to support ongoing aerial fire fighting efforts in the western U.S.Multiple geographic areas in the western U.S. are experiencing significant
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2017
Maj. Chris Ferrara, HC-130P/N "King" co-pilot, is part of  concerted rescue effort of approximately 80 wing personnel from the 920th Rescue Wing who rescued two German citizens in distress at sea July 7, 2017 and into July 8. The victim's vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of southern Florida. At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard's Seventh District in Miami, the 920th RQW was alerted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to assist in the long-range search and rescue. Approximately 80 wing Citizen Airmen and four wing aircraft helped execute the rescue mission to include, maintenance, operations and support personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark Borosch)
Day into night, rescue Airmen save two German citizens at sea on long-range rescue mission
In a concerted effort throughout July 7, and into the early hours of July 8, approximately 80 Citizen Airmen and four aircraft from the 920th Rescue Wing successfully rescued 2 German citizens whose vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of southern Florida. At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard's Seventh District
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A group of fixed and rotor wing aviator, maintenance and support personnel deployed to Africa and Afghanistan. In both locations, Rescue Wing Airmen are tasked with saving lives by using their skills and equipment to perform combat rescue operations – speeding to pick up isolated personnel and the injured and return them safely. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Cathleen Snow) Rescue Reservists land in Horn of Africa and Afghanistan
Two groups of Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing deployed to two overseas locations to provide personnel recovery support to ongoing operations.  A group of fixed-wing aviator, maintenance and support personnel landed in Africa for four months as part of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and will remain in place for
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2017
Congressional staff members embark on a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, congressional staff members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to include weather surveillance, firefighting and aerial spraying. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kat Justen) AFRC celebrates 100 years of Reserve Air Power with C-130 special mission demo
Congressional staff members embark on a 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron C-130 Hercules on the Joint Base Andrews, Md., flight line June 29, 2016. In honor of the 100th anniversary of U.S. air reserve power, congressional staff members were invited to an event showcasing special missions conducted by C-130s in the Air Force Reserve Command, to
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2016
A C-130 Hercules flies over Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y., May 9, 2016 as part of a final 4-ship C-130 mission for the 914 Airlift Wing. The Aircraft are flying deployers to Qatar in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephanie Sawyer) Niagara Airmen, aircraft leave for deployment
May 9 marked the first time since Desert Storm that a four-ship fly away of C-130 Hercules aircraft took place here. It was also the last, as the 914th Airlift Wing prepares to transition to the KC-135 Stratotanker refueling mission.That final departure leaves behind a legacy of more than 40 years of service for the wing.One base member who was
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2016
Swift Response 2015 was the largest combined airborne training on the continent since the end of the Cold War. The exercise included more than 4,800 participants from 11 NATO nations including Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain the United Kingdom and the United States. Three Air Force Reservists from the 302nd Airlift Wing deployed to Ramstein Air Base, Germany to direct air operations for the multinational training exercise. (Courtesy photo) Colorado reservists lead air ops for multinational exercise
Air Force Reservists from the 302nd Airlift Wing here directed the air operations portion of the largest airborne training exercise in Europe since the end of the Cold War.Col. Erich Novak, 302nd AW vice commander, Lt. Col. Frank Wilde, 302nd Operations Group deputy commander, and Lt. Col. Bradley Ross, 302nd Operations Support Squadron, directed
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