• Air Force Reserve picks Verne Orr Award nominee

    The 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carlina, is the command's nominee for the 2018 Verne Orr Award.Established by the Air Force Association in honor of Verne Orr, a former secretary of the Air Force, the award is presented annually. The award recognizes any unit, regardless of size, that excels above all others in
  • Leveraging dreams – Johnson combines love of art with military career

    One Reserve Citizen Airman has found a way to combine her love of art and her military career.
  • Family Tradition

    Albert Gill was only three days past his ninth birthday when he got the dreaded news. His father had passed away. Suddenly, he and his mother found themselves alone and facing the beginning of the Great Depression.  The events forced them to move hours from his childhood home in Charleston, S.C. to live with his grandmother in Columbia.  But the
  • AFRC Yellow Ribbon program celebrates 10th anniversary

    Organizers with the Air Force Reserve Command’s flagship deployer support program celebrated its 10th anniversary training event here over the weekend.
  • New medical process gives reservists more time for training

    Instead of spending hours completing their annual Periodic Health Assessments, reservists here were in and out in as little as 15 minutes during the December unit training assembly.
  • Air Force Reserve returns as title sponsor of the 2018 Celebration Bowl

    After a year break, the Air Force Reserve returned as the title sponsor of the fourth annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, the championship game for Historically Black College and University football.The North Carolina A&T State University Aggies, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions, took on the Alcon State Braves, Southwestern Athletic
  • AF Reserve updates Pentagon Profiles in Leadership display

    The fourth edition of the Air Force Reserve Profiles in Leadership featuring 16 Reserve Citizen Airmen, went on display in the Pentagon Dec. 14.
  • 433rd TRS graduates four Reserve MTI-led flights, honors exceptional Citizen Airmen

    Ten Air Force Reserve 433rd Training Squadron military training instructors guided four total force basic military training flights through eight and a half weeks of training and education in preparation for their Dec. 14 BMT graduation at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. It was the first time in the squadron’s 35-year history that it assumed full responsibility for BMT flights
  • ‘Santa’s helpers’ bring Christmas to Micronesian islands

    The holiday season is upon us with the sounds of festive music, the hustle and bustle of shopping, and the wrapping of gifts to be placed under the tree. At night children dream of a visit from Santa Claus, and everything the holiday season brings. It’s a little different, however, for those living in the far reaches of the Pacific. For 56 Micronesian islands, it’s not the sounds of reindeer or Santa’s sleigh children listen for, but the sounds of military cargo aircraft flying overhead.
  • Reserve spouse to memorialize fallen EOD Airman

    The spouse of a Reserve Citizen Airman here at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, recently sculpted a bust of Senior Airman Daniel Johnson, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Johnson was killed in action Oct. 5, 2010 while serving during Operation Enduring Freedom.