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Major changes to medical policies good news for Reservists
When Col. John Buterbaugh took the helm as the command surgeon at Air Force Reserve Command in late summer 2018, he wanted to make some bold changes to improve processes for the 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen serving across the nation and around the world.
STEAM Challenge encourages innovation
Local high school students participated in a STEAM challenge held at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia, Nov. 7.
Flight Engineer passes rare milestone
Working at 20,000 feet in a C-130 Hercules has been one Airman’s passion for more than three decades of his 38-year career. U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Kunkel, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130 flight engineer, reached 10,000 flying hours Oct. 6, 2018 – a mark considered very rare amongst military aviators.
Scobee, Kelly outline vision, mission priorities
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Air Force Reserve Command Chief Ericka Kelly unveiled the new mission, vision and priorities for the Air Force Reserve and Reserve Citizen Airmen in a letter dated Nov. 5:
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.
Peterson Reserve unit holds first speed mentoring session
Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Maintenance Group picked the brains of various senior leaders during a speed mentoring session here Nov. 4.
ARPC hosts Air Reserve Component field training
About 50 Guard and Reserve members gathered at Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center for an Air Reserve Component field orientation course Nov. 7.
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee took command of Air Force Reserve Command Sept. 7, but prior to his assumption of command ceremony, a smaller group gathered to witness his promotion ceremony. Little did the other attendees know, but there was an unbelievable reunion happening in the back of the auditorium.
Reservists credit teamwork in lifesaving mission
As if by fate, a weather delay in Germany allowed a group of reservists to embark on a challenging 22-and-a-half-hour mission to help save a fellow service member. On Nov. 3, 2018, a C-17 aircrew from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, who’s mission heading home from Germany was delayed due to severe weather, was asked to take on an emergency mission transporting a burn patient to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Reservists have until Dec. 31 to opt into Blended Retirement System
Reserve Citizen Airmen eligible to opt in to the Blended Retirement System have unitl Dec. 31 to make the election in myPay.
AF Reserve announces 2018 Air Force PACE Award nominees
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
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