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  • Community Action Plans impact Citizen Airmen, civilians and dependents

    Across the country, Air Force Reserve Command organizations are using their Community Action Plans to help make life better for their Reserve Citizen Airmen, Defense Department civilians and their family members.
  • 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.
  • Reservists enhance ADAB’s capabilities

    In order to execute its mission effectively, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing recently leveraged the expertise of Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 624th Regional Support Group, who bring their civilian skills to support various missions at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • $40M available for start-ups, small businesses through Air Force Pitch Day

    The Air Force is calling for submissions from start-ups and small businesses as it seeks to rapidly invest up to $40 million at Air Force Pitch Day as part of a larger rapid contracting effort.
  • Resilient leader takes command during uncertain times

    Leadership of the 44th Fighter Group changed hands in a ceremony here Jan. 12, 2019 with a landscape of F-22 Raptor aircraft and the Citizen Airmen who train daily to leverage its state of the art capabilities.Col. Mitchell Hanson, 301st Fighter Wing Commander, Naval Air Station Ft. Worth, Texas, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Matthew
  • Finding Resilient Leaders

    In the beginning of December, the Air Force Reserve Command set out to recognize the NYPD for their support to the Air Force Reserve. Through coordination with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Gibbs was able to nominate James P. O’Neill, NYC police commissioner, for the Patriot Award in time for Scobee's visit. The signing of the ESGR’s Statement of Support also further solidified our cooperation with the NYPD.
  • Reservists deliver humanitarian aid to Guatemala

    Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston delivered nearly 8,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Guatemala City yesterday. The mission, part of a standard C-17 Globemaster III aircraft training mission, delivered the donated supplies consisting of firefighting and rescue equipment to the people of Guatemala. The relief missions are part of ongoing efforts by the 315th Airlift Wing to utilize flight training hours to provide humanitarian relief to countries in need, while also providing mandated training for C-17 aircrew members.
  • OPSEC in the Social Media Age

    One of the areas Reserve Citizen Airmen must be vigilant in when it comes to operational security is social media. Erick Holloway, Air Force Reserve Command OPSEC program manager, explained Reservists have a special responsibility to maintain OPSEC even when off-duty in their civilian roles.
  • AFRC safety award recognizes excellence

    Tech. Sgt. Terence A. Kung was recognized as the AFRC Outstanding Weapons Safety Non-Commission Officer of the Year for 2018.
  • No off season: Hurricane Hunters fly winter storms too

    The United States Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, more affectionately known as the Hurricane Hunters, is most well-known for doing the unfathomable—flying at 10,000 feet, sometimes less, through major tropical systems, storms and hurricanes to collect useful data. These storms generally occur during the
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