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  • NCO Career Status Program doesn't apply to Reserve Citizen Airmen

    The change will eliminate the need for Airmen who have 12 or more years of service to continue to reenlist by aligning their separation dates with their high year of tenure dates.
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary of Defense policies driving them, the consensus was that the conference was of great value for each service to attend by being able to discuss ongoing problems experienced by each branch.
  • CPI symposium focuses on lessons learned, reform

    In March, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, issued a memorandum, titled “Leading a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement,” in which he made clear the Reserve’s commitment to building and sustaining a culture of CPI.
  • Secretary, chief of staff initiate dialogue with commanders on a plan for new officer promotion categories

    The memo explains the proposed change and directs commanders to solicit and provide feedback from officers to major command commanders by July 31, with “a final recommendation due to the secretary and chief not later than 30 August 2019.”
  • Air Force simplifies promotion recommendation forms for officers

    The Air Force announced today it will make adjustments to the way the Air Force Form 709, Promotion Recommendation Form, will be filled out and used for Total Force officer promotion boards beginning in September 2019.
  • HQ ARPC reduces retirement order processing time

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center concentrated efforts during the month of February to reduce the inventory of retirement applications for Guard and Reserve members turning 60 years of age.
  • Air Force Reserve expands hiring authority to recruit, maintain readiness

    To meet the needs of America’s national security requirements, the Air Force Reserve Command is
  • Reserve senior leaders visit the Alamo Wing

    Air Force Reserve senior leaders learned about the many missions Reserve Citizen Airmen of the Alamo Wing perform during a visit here in early March.
  • Chief of Air Force Reserve approves changes to the Active Guard Reserve program

    Over the next three fiscal years, the AGR program will grow from 20 percent of Reserve full-time support to 26 percent. Therefore, the Human Capital Management Leadership Team was tasked to review current laws, policies and processes of AGR management to support the growth of the program and provide parity and longevity of other full-time forces.
  • AF Reserve strategic group looks to the future

    Working group begins way forward for AF Reserve
  • Automated system combats Guard and Reserve evaluation backlog

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, CO, has implemented an innovative new system to reduce the processing time for officer and enlisted performance reports. Since coming on-line in the fall of 2018, this automated system, created by developers from the Future Operations and Integration Directorate (DPX) at HQ ARPC, has processed nearly 20,000 officer and enlisted performance reports.
  • SG increasing lethality at Wings

    The Surgeon General’s Office of the Air Force Reserve Command here is revitalizing the medical waiver adjudication process from the top down. They recently tested a new process where wing commanders have the authority to allow members to continue serving, in a full or limited range, while his or her waiver is being adjudicated at headquarters. The commander will review the member’s records and make the decision in conjunction with a local medical provider’s recommendation.
  • SG demolishes backlog

    A team of process improvement specialists, doctors and medical technicians armed with the command’s intent for the program came together to tackle the 2,000-case backlog that was plaguing AFRC in October of 2017.
  • Air Force, coalition partners hold first-ever deployed SNCOLC

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and coalition partners from three different countries recently completed the first ever deployed senior non-commissioned officer leadership course.
  • A step-by-step on becoming an AFRC pilot

    Becoming a pilot in the Air Force Reserve can be a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity and
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