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  • Selfless Dedication

    When Lisa Fernandez became the Key Spouse for the 308th Rescue Squadron, she never imagined her efforts would lead to her nomination by Air Force Reserve Command for the 2019 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year award.“I feel very blessed and honored, but I don’t do this for recognition,” Fernandez said. “I don’t do it alone. I have a very strong
  • Window opens for Air Force golf camp, Armed Forces championship

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Active-duty, guard and reserves Airmen interested in participating in the 2019 Golf Trial Camp, and ultimately Armed Forces Golf Championship, have until next month to submit their applications to compete.The camp is May 8-14 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The Armed Forces Golf Championship, also at Luke,
  • Operation Dust Storm

    Operation Dust Storm blew into Martindale Army Air Field, Texas, Feb. 1, mixing together Reservists, active duty Airmen, Soldiers and local doctors to accomplish a complex medical and air delivery mission. The 433rd Airlift Wing’s aerial porters, defenders, and medical personnel joined the 502nd Air Base Wing defenders for the training. The helicopters were supplied by the Texas Army National Guard. The doctors were from the San Antonio Military Medical Center. This total-force training exercise was designed to provide real-life training to all parties.
  • 2019 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year nominee

    Air Force Reserve Command has chosen Lisa Fernandez, 308th Rescue Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, as the 2019 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year nominee. The Key Spouse Program is a vital network of Reservists, families and leaders dedicated to building a more resilient, capable force. Fernandez made significant contributions to her unit and the mission of Air Force Reserve Command.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Atmospheric Rivers

    The Hurricane Hunters are working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California to conduct operational and research weather reconnaissance drops into the Atmospheric Rivers.
  • Aid delivered: 1 weekend, 3 countries, nearly 130K people helped

    Over a weekend-long combined humanitarian and training mission, three C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and their Reserve Citizen Airmen crews from Joint Base Charleston’s 315th Airlift Wing delivered humanitarian aid to Guatemala, Haiti, and Honduras, Feb. 3-4, 2019. The three missions were planned to maintain the aircrews’ flying currency and readiness requirements, while at the same time delivering the cargoes of medical supplies, an ambulance, and several tons of food to outreach organizations in their respective countries.
  • AF Reserve strategic group looks to the future

    Working group begins way forward for AF Reserve
  • Airlift unit tests mettle in joint Patriot Palm exercise

    A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Jan. 29 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii. Teaming up with FEMA, the FBI, Army, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the 315th Contingency Response Flight completed Exercise Patriot Palm, a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise, coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies, and the military by providing rapid response training.
  • The ‘Pegasus’ has landed

    The KC-46A Pegasus joined the ranks of Team McConnell today, and with its arrival, a new era of aerial refueling and mobility capabilities has dawned. Though the KC-46A arrival is significant to all at McConnell, the arrival of the first two aircraft also represents a growth in the 931st Air Refueling Wing’s air power and personnel.
  • 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.
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