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Airman 1st Class Anthony Mahon, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover Air Force Base, Del., performs a visual inspection on a Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III during thick fog prior to the aircraft’s launch, March 17, 2016. Experienced reservists from the 512th Airlift Wing frequently train active-duty Airmen in various career field tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Bernie Kale) Fog doesn't stop Dover mission
Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photos/ Capt.
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Default Air Force Logo President's FY17 budget impacts Air Force Reserve
The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal year 2017 includes a number of proposed changes for the Air Force Reserve.If enacted into law, the DOD budget request would reduce the Air Force Reserve manpower end-strength by 200 positions and increase the Air Force Reserve’s presence in a number of mission areas. Following is a summary of Air
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Opportunities are available for qualified officers to fill nearly 100 projected Air Force ROTC detachment instructor vacancies throughout the nation next summer, Air Force officials recently announced. 
Reservists go active duty
At the beginning of fiscal year 2016 the Air Force Personnel Center launched the Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program.The program is offering some great opportunities for Air Force Reservists interested in returning to active duty.Under VLPAD, opportunities to serve an active-duty tour for a period of three years and one day are being
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Master Sgt. Al Larson, 701st Airlift Squadron loadmaster and former U.S. Army paratrooper, communicates with hand signals during a flight over Lawson Army Airfield, Fort Benning, Ga. Aug. 15, 2015. Reserve aircrews from the 701st and 300th AS out of Joint Base Charleston, S.C. flew two C-17s during Fort Benning’s celebration of the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School. Almost 300 paratroopers took the big leap in the day’s event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Bobby Pilch) Charleston C-17s help paratroopers celebrate 75 years
Reserve C-17 aircrews from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., took part in the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School here by dropping a group of Army paratroopers over Lawson Army Airfield.Aircrews from the 701st and 300th Airlift Squadron flew two C-17s during Fort Benning’s Aug. 15 celebration to delivery some of the more than 300
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Chief Master Sgt. Rob Grimsley, 315th Security Forces Squadron Raven, monitors the movement of personnel offloading Denton cargo from a C-17 Globemaster III April 24, 2015 in Haiti during a four-day training mission to Key West Naval Air Station, Fla. The 315th Airlift Wing flew 20 sorties during the four-day deployment and airlifted more than 345,000 pounds of humanitarian cargo, which included 61 pallets of food and clothing and one school bus. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Shane Ellis) 315 AW, Denton Progam delivers to Haiti
Airmen from the 701st Airlift Squadron deployed three Globemaster C-17s April 23 – 26, 2015, from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to Key West Naval Air Station, Fla., to support the movement of Denton cargo to Haiti. The Denton Program allows donors by non-governmental agencies, international organizations and private voluntary donors to use space
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Members of the Air Reserve Personnel Center gather for a group photo during an off-site conference to prepare the new 2015 Strategic Plan, Dec. 10-11, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Belinda Petersen) ARPC changes the face of strategic planning
When the mission is high and workload stressful, members of Air Force units around the world can find it difficult to take the time to make strategic planning part of daily operations, which can mean endless cycles of reacting to problems instead of managing and growing. To overcome this, the Air Reserve Personnel Center has done something different that will affect not only its own internal operations, but could also have an impact on Air Force strategic planning as a whole.
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Default Air Force Logo AF responds to National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force
The Air Force responded to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force’s recommendations in a report to Congress March 4. Of the Commission’s 42 recommendations, Air Force officials disagreed with only one and are already in the process of implementing 25, as well as developing plans or pilot programs for another 16.
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