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  • Team Charleston flies in Salute from the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from Team Charleston at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, starting around Cherry Grove and ending off the coast of Beaufort, July 4, 2020, as part of the 11th annual Salute from the Shore. The flight was dedicated to 1st Lt. David Schmitz, a pilot with the 77th Fighter Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base, who recently lost his life when his F-16CM crashed during a training mission June 30.
  • AFCEC leads hurricane season preparedness

    With a projected record-setting hurricane season in the making, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate is once again urging the Air Force community to “be ready” for natural disasters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1 to November 30 could include 19 named storms and 10 hurricanes – six of which are likely to be classified as major hurricanes.
  • Medical IMAs mobilized for historic COVID-19 response

    April 4th felt like a typical Saturday for Col. Ari Fisher, an Individual Mobilized Augmentee with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. After a busy week in his civilian job as a physician’s assistant at a gastroenterology clinic, Fisher was roused from a quick afternoon rest by his cell phone ringing. The Air Force Reserve was calling on its
  • Marines bring in Air Force reservist for space expertise

    After spending more than a year learning about the space domain from the 16th Expeditionary Space Control Flight out of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit reached out to the 380th Space Control Squadron, the Reserve associate unit to the 16th SPCS, seeking an experienced officer to serve as a liaison during a deployment in the Indo-Pacific Region.
  • A Winding Path: Total Force Recruiter follows unusual road to success

    In fiscal year 2020 – Tech. Sgt. Kyle Hauser’s first full year of being an Air Force Reserve recruiter – he met his yearly accession goal in less than four months. How did the personable Airman achieve such remarkable success? By applying what he learned throughout an already successful Air Force career.Hauser, a line recruiter with the 351st
  • A career worth a thousand words: Colonel Campbell reflects on career in aviation

    Col. Pat Campbell, who recently served as the 94th Operations Group commander, reflects on the highs and lows of his career, which he credits as being equally responsible for molding him into the commander he is today. This includes his time as an Air Force Academy cadet, an EWO on the F-4G Wild Weasel, and 94th Operations Group commander.
  • 433rd CES firefighters deploy; unit, families say farewell

    Early-morning June 28, twelve firefighters from the 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron and their families gathered in the darkness here to say their goodbyes before the Reserve Citizen Airmen begin their deployment journey. The firefighters are headed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia for a 6-month assignment. They will be performing fire protection duties for personnel, aircraft, cargo, and other installation assets.
  • Fallen Air Force pilot welcomed home

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Last week, Air Force reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing helped welcome home the remains of 1st Lt. Kenneth “Kage” Allen, a Utahn and Air Force pilot killed this month in an F-15C crash off the coast of England.  About a dozen 419th reservists joined hundreds of other local military and community members along various
  • EOD sharpens skills, maintains proficiency during COVID

    The 315th Civil Engineer Flight’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here held a live-explosives demolition training June 27, 2020, at the EOD range near the Naval Weapons Station Charleston.To maintain mission readiness and the ability to answer the call when needed, the 315 CEF Reservists battle through a pandemic that has limited operations to
  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits AFRC

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited AFRC Headquarters to recognize two Airmen for their efforts during COVID-19 during his visit to Robins Air Force Base, Gerogia on June 24.Goldfein recognized  Master Sgt. Robert Crowe and Lt. Col. Jessica Dees. Crowe, a branch superintendent for A6 in AFRC was given a coin for his
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