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One 815th Airlift Squadron aircrew completed multiple flights, Oct. 3-5, 2018, as part of a joint forces training opportunity with the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, the Military Freefall School, which covers all aspects of military freefall parachuting.
Tyndall update: Oct. 16, 2018
Team Tyndall, Phase 2 is to get you back into your homes and dorms to inspect and collect your belongings, and it has begun. We are opening the gates for limited access for five days from Wednesday, Oct. 17 through Sunday Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It starts here: Training continues
It starts here: Training Continues: Part 2 of the Development and Training Flight series “I am faithful to a proud heritage, a tradition of honor, and a legacy of valor,” was proudly recited during the Airman’s Creed by the young men and women of the 315th Airlift Wing Development and Training Flight during their unit training assembly on Oct. 13at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.
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 it is available to more people than one might think. If someone has an interest in flying for the Air Force Reserve, there are more than 100 units out there looking for qualified, motivated individuals. Current applicants include Air Force officers,
CRG provides hope to Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc
On the afternoon of Oct. 10, Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 hurricane, ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding area leaving severe damage through its path. Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group, Travis Air Force Base, California, received the alert call the next day and within 12 hours, a small initial assessment team headed out the door via a C-17 Globemaster III to assess damage to the airfield.
Travis AFB poised to deliver after Hurricane Michael
Within hours of Hurricane Michael’s landfall on the Florida Panhandle, a Travis Air Force Base, California, C-17 Globemaster III, with a crew from the 21st Airlift Squadron and the 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, took off to support civil authorities in humanitarian relief operations.
Hurricane Hunters inside eye as Michael makes landfall
The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron started flying into Hurricane Michael Sunday and over the next four days observed it intensify from a possible tropical depression to a Category 4 storm, which made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida at 12:30 p.m. today.
Air Force leaders say increased funding is improving readiness
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein thanked Congress for providing the resources necessary to restore the service’s readiness while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support Oct. 10.
AF Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
Brotherly love of aviation
Decades ago, a father took his two young sons to an aviation museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Although the father might have known it would be a great family vacation for his family, he would have no way of knowing the impact the trip would have on his sons’ future decision to join the U.S. Air Force.“I remember that one of the
AFRC's 2018 GEICO Military Service Award nominee
AFRC 2018 Lance P. Sijan Award nominees
Seven units approved for AF Organizational Excellence Award
Reserve employer receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
340th FTG earns seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
AFRC 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award nominee
First female maintenance group commander takes reins
C-5M wing stands down for safety review
From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve partnership ensures ANG-wide aeromedical evacuation training event
Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer
United and it feels so good
Air Force Reserve pararescueman laid to rest in Florida
Final respects paid to Staff Sgt. Carl Enis
920th Rescue Wing receives Power and Vigilance Award
Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment
22nd AF commander, reflects on 9/11 experience
22nd AF command teams, community leaders team up for summit success
1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
413th FTG welcomes new commander
Iraqi Air Force provides vital air to Italian pilots