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  • 953rd Reserve Support Squadron

    Recruit, develop and deploy highly trained Joint Task Force planners and Joint Staff trainers across the Total Force spectrum.
  • Glossary of Air Force Reserve Terms

    Active duty (for) training - Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members serving on ADT military orders in an active-duty status.Air Force Reserve Command - Headquarters located at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., AFRC became the ninth major command of the Air Force on Feb. 17, 1997.Air National Guard  - The ANG is the air component of the National
  • Glossary of Military & Reserve Terminology

    Active Duty for Special Work Support (ADSW) - ADSW tours provide direct staff support to Reserve Component programs.Active Duty Training (ADT) - ADT tours supplement AT and IDT when the member needs additional training to achieve or maintain a required skill or skill level in their assigned AFSC.Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) Tour - Members of a
  • Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command

    Information on the Command
  • Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System

    In the 1970s, Congress established the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) Program to aid the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. When all other civilian air tankers are activated but further assistance is needed, the Forest Service can request the aid of the U.S. Air Force's MAFFS units.MAFFS units fit inside C-130
  • Reserve Associate Program Information

    The Reserve associate program is an important component of the Department of Defense Total Force structure. Reserve associate units utilize the tremendous experience and manpower of Reservists to augment active duty units. While active forces continue to draw down and streamline, the mission requirements are as diverse and challenging as they have
  • The difference between Guard and Reserve

    The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard are the two components of the Air Force which make up the Total Force. From a daily operational viewpoint, there are distinct differences between the ANG, established in 1903 by the "Militia Act" and the AF Federal Reserve, established in 1948 by Congress.
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