• Dover Reserve Citizen Airman train at Patriot Sands 2021

    The 512th Airlift Wing participated in Exercise Patriot Sands Feb. 24-28 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to refine its contingency response capabilities. Patriot Sands is an annual Air Force Reserve Command exercise for contingency response squadrons and affiliate units to train on deploying within 72 hours of a tasking. The purpose of the joint exercise was to increase readiness and interoperability.
  • Wing process manager helps to accelerate change

    Shallyn Troutman, the 442d Fighter Wing’s process manager, is here to provide continuous process improvement and innovation, and lessons-learned capabilities.
  • Air Force recruiting first to have chief medical officer in charge of waivers

    As part of Air Force Recruiting Service’s Total Force recruiting enterprise, finding better ways to do business is a leading charge. A part of that is reducing redundancies and having one location conduct business for all of the Total Force partners and providing medical standards consistencies across all components.AFRS has created a chief medical
  • Virtual YRRP prepares Airmen for deployments

    The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program at the 926th Wing has gone virtual as they continue to educate Airmen on deployment benefits.
  • Tandem jump makes wing history

    Combat capabilities of the 920th Rescue Wing were tested here during a unique scenario for HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter maintenance Airmen in February.The scenario tested the 920th Maintenance Group’s response capability to an aircrew stranded on a remote tropical island after an essential sensor malfunctioned during a combat mission, forcing their
  • 301 FW, 73 APS delivers humanitarian aid

    Reserve Citizen Airmen, along with the communities embedded in North and South Texas, experienced severe weather conditions resulting in heavy destruction and loss of clean water during the week of February 14, 2021. Joint force warriors combined efforts to deliver aid where it was most needed.
  • Defense Contract Management Agency conducts first flight with Okies

    An F-35 Lightning II from the Defense Contract Management Agency conducts its first flight and first tanking with a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 24, 2021. Once fully tested this F-35 will join the fleet at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mary
  • 446th AES professionals return home after worldwide deployments

    Fourteen Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron returned home last month from deployments stateside and overseas.
  • ADLS training transitions to “myLearning” in first step for new force development learning management system

    As part of Air Education and Training Command’s efforts to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training, Airmen and Guardians can access the “myLearning” digital platform on the Air Force Portal beginning March 18, with the first phase consisting of a modernized and interactive training platform that allows Airmen to access training modules previously found on the Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS).
  • Charting history: female pilot reaches 2,000 hours in F-16

    Col. Trena “HaK” Savageau is known for breaking barriers and setting high expectations as the first female commander of the 944th Operations Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. On January 13th, she crushed another goal as she flew past her two thousandth flying hour in the F-16C Fighting Falcon and became the first female in the U.S. Air Force Reserve to achieve this milestone.