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Default Air Force Logo Operation Turkey Drop Delivers
Operation Turkey Drop is an annual event sponsored by the Pierce Military and Business Alliance (PMBA) that brings together Puget Sound businesses to offer community help to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Volunteers raised cash and food donations that were distributed to troops of all service branches, to include the National Guard and Reserve
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1st Lt. Brett Campbell, Buddhist chaplain at the 460th Space Wing, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. IMA brings religious diversity to AF chaplain team
1st Lt. Brett Campbell, an Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman who is assigned as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee at the 460th Space Wing chapel at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, is the first, and only, Buddhist chaplain in the Air Force.
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NA 307th Bomb Wing maintainers Step Into the Breach
When Air Force Global Strike Command needed new Conventional Rotary Launchers prepped for the B-52 Stratofortress inventory this year, they only had to look in their own backyard for help.The CRL is a complex, new weapons platform, but Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 307th Maintenance Squadron volunteered for the task without hesitation.“It takes
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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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The latest release of the RIO Connect IMA Mobile Wingman app allows Air Force Reservists to use a mobile CAC reader to access secure sites from a mobile device. RIO Connect app revolutionizes access to information
The latest release of the RIO Connect Individual Mobilization Augmentee Mobile Wingman application now enables Reserve Citizen Airmen to access common access card-secured sites from their mobile devices when paired with a mobile CAC reader and associated software.
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Master Sgt. Michael Lopez, 68th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs a vehicle off of a C-5M Super Galaxy, flown by Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 433rd Airlift Wing from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, after landing at Ceiba, Puerto Rico Oct. 1, 2017. The Alamo Wing’s Reserve Citizen Airmen have flown 17 missions during the past month to aid hurricane recovery efforts in the United States and its territories to include Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  (U.S.  Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carlos J. Treviño Texas C-5M delivers supplies to Puerto Rico
In the aftermath of three devastating hurricanes that struck Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean region of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Citizen Airmen of Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing flew their 17th mission in a C-5M Super Galaxy in less than a month to answer their nation’s call for help in the commonwealth of Puerto Rico in response to the destruction of Hurricane Maria.
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Retired Tech. Sgt. Lenard Ellison poses with his weapon in Saigon, Vietnam circa 1968.  Ellison, the patriarch of his family, began a family tradition of serving in the Air Force that continues today. Since 1947, there has been an Ellison in the Air Force. (Courtesy photo) A family legacy 70 years in the making
Seventy years ago, Lenard Ellison made the decision to join the military. “I was 17 and my mother helped me join the Army in August 1947 to get out of the south due to racial tension,” the retired technical sergeant said.
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Master Sgt. Regina Rector, occupational safety manager with the 446th AW demonstrates how to use a cardboard tube modified to observe a solar eclipse. Rector, an amateur astronomer and a reserve citizen airman, gave a class at the McChord Library on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in preparation of the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. McChord families ready for total eclipse
Today marks the first total eclipse touching the U.S. since 1979, and one Rainier Airman worked to ensure that the greatest celestial event of the decade is viewed safely.
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Reservists talk with Air Force Reserve senior leaders July 15, 2017, at Beale Air Force Base, California. Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander and Chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, AFRC command chief, visited reservists at Beale during their July unit training assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tara R. Abrahams) AFRC senior leaders visit Reserve Citizen Airmen
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Force Reserve Command commander and Chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, AFRC command chief, spent the weekend of July 14-16, visiting with Reserve Citizen Airmen at Beale Air Force Base, California. It was their first trip to Beale as commander and command chief, and the first AFRC
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Airmen assigned to the 307th Maintenance Squadron prepare a B-52 Stratofortress for an engine run during a phase inspection of the bomber on Barksdale Air Force Base, La. June 29, 2017. It takes 19 different shops and around 25 days to complete the phase inspection with the engine run being one of the final parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dachelle Melville/Released) Just another Phase
Airmen can be seen crawling like ants over, under and around a B-52 Stratofortress with “MT” on the tail tucked in a hangar on Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. These busy workers are Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Maintenance Squadron. They are lending a hand by performing the phase inspection of a B-52 from Minot Air Force Base, North
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