Citizen Airman

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Over 150,000 visitors were expected to visit the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Show and Open House, Nov. 4, 2017. Reserve Citizen Airmen showcase Super Galaxy at JBSA Air Show
The C-5M Super Galaxy stood head and shoulders above a long line of aircraft on display at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland 2017 Air Show and Open House at Port San Antonio, the site of the old Kelly Field, Nov. 4-5.
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Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado (center, standing) and retired U.S. Army Col. D.J. Reyes (center, seated) with their team of Veterans Treatment Court mentors. Reserve Citizen Airman key in Florida veterans court
Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman Senior Master Sgt. James Salgado plays a key role in the Tampa-area Veterans Treatment Court, volunteering as lead mentor and operations director for the court which has a bi-weekly docket of nearly 100 veterans.
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Rescue Airman amputee wins battle to serve in AFRC Rescue Airman amputee wins battle to serve
For most, an amputation would be the greatest challenge they have ever faced in life, but for one Citizen Airman, the real struggle came when he fought to keep serving.Separation from the service he loved so much was never an option for Senior Airman Kevin Greene, a healthcare management technician with the 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, and
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Air Force Reserve Command’s Command Master Chief, Ericka Kelly shares her story about growing up in a poor family in Gutemala to her current role as AFRC’s top enlisted Airman and her civilian job as a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security. the Command Chief was guest speaker at the 10th Annual Joint Base Charleston Women in Aviation Career Day March 20 at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) 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.
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The 315th Airlift Wing received news late last week that one of its members, Senior Master Sgt. George  Counts Jr., died in a car crash along with his wife and father. Majors Mike Stratton and Jason Williams along with loadmasters Eric Zilaitis and George Counts, 317th Airlift Squadron Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., maintained the C-17 static display at Ysterplaat Air Force Base, Cape Town South Africa Sept. 21-25. The Africa Aerospace and Defense Exposition was the largest expo of air, land, and sea capabilities on the African continent. (U.S. Air Force file photo) 315th AW family mourns loss of veteran loadmaster
The 315th Airlift Wing received news late last week that one of its members, Senior Master Sgt. George Counts Jr., died in a car crash along with his wife and father. On the evening of Feb. 3 in Barnwell County, South Carolina, Counts’ vehicle was struck head on by another vehicle killing him, his wife Cynthia Counts, and father George Michael Counts, Sr. George Counts, Jr. was chief loadmaster with the 317th Airlift Squadron.
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Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle tells a few jokes and thanks military members at the Charleston Club at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. Feb. 2  Chappelle was in town for his stand-up comedy show when he made the visit to see service members and federal civilians at the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Comedian Dave Chappelle visits Joint Base Charleston
Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle took time out of his busy schedule to visit troops at Joint Base Charleston Thursday while he was in Charleston for his stand-up comedy tour.
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Senior Airman Josh Lykins, 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron medical technician, provides CPR during a medical training exercise January 13, 2017, while on board a C-17 Globemaster III bound for Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Airmen from the 315th AES are able to conduct medical training, while in conjunction with real-world operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tom Brading) Flying medics soar across mission training
When they’re fighting for your life at 25,000 feet above ground, nothing is routine. Reserve Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conducted medical training inside a C-17 Globemaster III, Jan. 13-15, 2017, while an aircrew from the 300th Airlift Squadron flew six pallets of humanitarian aid to Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
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Airman Aris D. Soltani, a 940th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnelist, poses for a photo with U.S. citizenship certificate Oct. 11, 2016, in Sacramento, California. Soltani passed his citizenship test and recited the Oath of Allegiance earlier that day. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Tara R. Abrahams) Five years, 158 days: One Airman’s journey to citizenship
Five years and 158 days after moving to the United States, Airman Aris D. Soltani became a citizen. Soltani raised his right hand and recited the Oath of Allegiance Oct. 11, 2016, at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Sacramento, California.“I don’t think I’ve ever really been so proud of myself,” said Soltani, a 940th Aircraft
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Air Force Reserve Command Challenge Team Active duty captain runs for AF Reserve Command
What motivates someone to run a 26.2-mile marathon? To run 12 to 24 miles a couple times a week to train? To sacrifice family time and inflict physical pain that could last for days? For one member of Air Force Reserve Command’s challenge team competing in the 20th running of the Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on Sept.
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Lt. Col. Bradley G. King, 940th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, gives his first salute to members of the squadron Sept. 11, 2016, at Beale Air Force Base, California. The 940 CES is the first civil engineer squadron startup in over 20 years in the Air Force Reserve Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brenda Davis) Beale Reserve wing stands up historic CE squadron
The 940th Air Refueling Wing stood up a new civil engineer squadron here Sept. 11, the first time in more than 20 years that Air Force Reserve Command has added such a unit. Lieutenant Colonel Bradley G. King assumed command of the 940th Civil Engineer Squadron from presiding officer Col. Roderick T. Grunwald, 940th Mission Support Group
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