• Scobee testifies before House Appropriations Committee

    Reserve Component and Congressional members discussed specific Reserve missions, modernization, mental health, diversity and the fiscal 2022 budget. In addition, Scobee touted the many accomplishments of Reserve Citizen Airmen in a year marked by challenges.
  • Reserve recruiters gather to learn all about McConnell, the KC-46 and the Wichita area

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas -- Air Force Reserve recruiters from across the central United States converged on McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, in April for a unique immersion to learn all about the 931st Air Refueling Wing, the KC-46 Pegasus and the Wichita area first-hand.Armed with what they learned, the recruiters assigned to the 352nd
  • Citizen Developer Team Revolutionizes Manual Process, Creates Cloud-Based App

    Propelling forward the Air Force’s initiative to replace antiquated systems with new cloud-based solutions, a team from the Headquarters Air Force Reserve recently developed and implemented the first customer relationship management (CRM) application built for Air Force Manpower, Personnel, and Services (A1).The proForce Congressional Inquiries
  • USAF Reserve space wing conducts extremism stand-down day

    The 310th Space Wing held multiple stand-down discussions addressing the issue of extremism during the Unit Training Assembly May 1-2. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin and a Department directed each military branch to conduct stand-down discussions addressing extremism with one-hundred percent of their personnel. The deadline to complete this is June 6 for the Air Force Reserve.
  • House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense today, May 4 at noon.

    Tune in at noon EDT: https://appropriations.house.gov/events/hearings/fiscal-year-2022-national-guard-and-reserves?fbclid=IwAR182ewBywYfrGqv7nEUU45jKLbg6EOVwZrlYvVGN-SchHY1TtoCYMTc0ps.
  • 926th Wing Reservist wins Total Force Datathon

    The 926th Wing’s Maj. Kimberly Hale, 14th Test Squadron, PM engineer analyst, won the second ever virtual Datathon, April 1, hosted by the Department of the Air Force Chief Data Office.
  • From Little Girl in Ghana to Legislative Fellow in the U.S. Government; Reserve Citizen Airman embodies the American Dream

    Senior Master Sgt. Eva Appiah, 357th Airlift Squadron first sergeant, was selected as the Air Force Reserve Command's Enlisted Legislative Fellow for 2021.
  • Reservists conduct wing-wide exercise

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing participated in a wing-wide readiness exercise May 1 to assess the wing’s ability to maintain effective command and control while in a contested, degraded, and operationally limited environment.“The biggest takeaway from this exercise is understanding what to do if we were deployed,” said Senior
  • Tribe to triumph: A Chaplain's journey

    "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 For Chaplain (Maj.) Bitrus (“like ‘citrus’” he often jokes) Cobongs, head chaplain of the Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing, his life’s journey from a small tribe in West Africa to serving in the
  • Preparing for the Future: Development Training Flight in action over training weekend

    The development and training flight was back in action this weekend at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, during the monthly unit training assembly. After a potential recruit swears into the Air Force Reserve, they are placed into the development and training flight where they are taught customs, courtesies and history of the Air Force prior to shipping off to basic training.