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The 302nd Airlift Wing’s first Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System activation is documented in the Reserve wing’s print publication, the Front Range Flyer dated October 1993. . 1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
  It was 1993 when the 302nd Airlift Wing received the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System mission from the Air Force Reserve’s 943rd Airlift Group, March Air Force Base, California. The MAFFS mission provided aerial firefighting support to largescale, wildland fires by laying down lines of fire retardant to aid in the suppression of fires –
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Staff Sgt. Carl Enis Final respects paid to Staff Sgt. Carl Enis
Members of the 308th Rescue Squadron at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, paid their respects as Staff Sgt. Carl Enis was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, May 21. Enis, a pararescuemen, was providing combat rescue support for Inherent Resolve, and was one of the seven Airmen killed in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crash in Anbar
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Then-Maj. Debora Lehker, who previously served as a reserve Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) nurse, comforts a wounded Canadian army soldier Feb. 14 2010, aboard a C-130 Hercules on an emergency airlift between Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, and Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Currently a lieutenant colonel, Lehker serves as a reserve commander at the 752nd Medical squadron at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., as well as a civilian nurse and educator. (Courtesy photo) Air Force Reserve strengthens a ready medical force
Balancing military and civilian roles, Air Force Reserve medics enhance Air Force Medical Service capabilities.
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Maj. Christina Light, the Technical Operations Squadron Director of Operations with the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., stands in front of the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen, a U.S. naval ship that hosts the $1.7 billion Cobra King radar platform. Reserve Citizen Airman sets sail as first reserve mission commander
While many Airmen take to the skies, Reserve Citizen Airman Maj. Christina Light sets sail.The space and missile operations officer, assigned to the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) Technical Operations Squadron (TOPS) as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee, is the first Air Force Reservist certified to serve as a mission commander
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jamie Matanane, a Reserve Citizen Airman with the 624th Regional Support Group Knowledge Operations Management alternate operating location in Guam, completes a rebuild for an outdated testing station by installing updated technology and equipment March 9, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Five testing stations, which are used for individual Professional Military Education and career field upgrade testing, were rebuilt and restored to improve 624th RSG Test Control Office capabilities and sustainability for Reserve Citizen Airmen in Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jerry R. Bynum) Reservist shows innovation, revitalizes testing capability
Professional Military Education and career field upgrade testing were a significant challenge for Reservist in Guam. Not because of the materials being tested, but because testing facilities were limited. Senior Airman Jamie Matanane, a Reserve Citizen Airman assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group Knowledge Operations Management, put her hands and mind to work to solve the problem.
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Dr. (Col.) Gregory Hsu, right, treats facial injuries on UFC fighters following their bouts in the octagon. Hsu is an ophthalmologist who also serves in the Air Force as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Pacific Air Forces Surgeon General. AF Reserve doc does double duty with UFC
When Ultimate Fighting Championship hall-of-famer Forrest Griffin was in the octagon, he knew who to turn to when a pummeling led to lacerations--Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman Dr. (Col.) Gregory Hsu.
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Dr. (Maj.) Jeffrey DellaVolpe, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee, works to place a Navy explosive ordnance disposal technician on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy, or ECMO for short. The procedure, which artificially oxygenates the blood, stabilized the sailor's body, allowing him to be transported directly from Baghdad to the San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes) Reserve Citizen Airman leads life-saving med-evac
Just before Thanksgiving, Maj. Jeffrey DellaVolpe, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee, led an international medical evacuation mission that saved the life of a wounded Navy EOD technician. DellaVolpe is assigned to a one-of-a-kind life-saving medical team at SAMMC and is one of less than a handful of military doctors fully qualified to perform a life-saving therapy known as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECMO for short.
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A poem written by Staff Sgt. Dustin H. Toth, 310th Force Support Squadron, lies typed out on top of a desk on Wednesday, Nov. 29th, 2017. Reserve Citizen Airman conquers obstacles through poetry
It is often apparent that a person is in the military if you pay close attention to their outer appearance; the haircut they sport, the clothing they wear or the way they display situational awareness. After all, Airmen wear the same uniform and receive the same training to create a cohesive display of professionalism. While this uniformity is vital to maintaining structure within the force, it is also important to recognize that each military member has a personal story lying beneath that well-pressed surface.
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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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A Defense Logistics Agency forklift operator prepares to pallet of MREs at JBSA Randolph Auxiliary Airfield, Seguin, Texas, Sept. 5, 2017. Three Chinooks loaded 20 pallets of MREs to to transport as part of the relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey. The category-4 hurricane, with wind speeds up to 130 miles per hour, made landfall Aug. 25, 2017. Days after the hurricane reached Texas, more than 50 inches of rain flooded the coastal region. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Chisholm/Released) Individual Reservists lend a hand after Harvey
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which flooded the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana with more than 50 inches of rain, Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentees were on the ground helping with recovery efforts.Many of these Reserve Citizen Airmen contributed in uniform, as emergency preparedness liaison officers, chaplains and judge
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