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  • U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to Mexico, Caribbean

    With the 2019 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host a series of events, including tours aboard the hurricane hunter aircraft, to help communities in Mexico and the Caribbean prepare for the season and the coming storms.National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham and several federal hurricane specialists
  • Air Force Reserve expands hiring authority to recruit, maintain readiness

    To meet the needs of America’s national security requirements, the Air Force Reserve Command is expanding the direct hiring authority to recruit Air Reserve Technician maintenance personnel when and where they are needed.“Direct Hire Authority (DHA) enables DoD to recruit and appoint qualified persons directly without applying competitive rating
  • Reserve and defense leaders testify on duty status reform

    Reserve component and defense leaders discussed the Department of Defense’s Duty Status Reform proposal with lawmakers March 27 at a hearing in front of the House Armed Services Committee’s military personnel subcommittee.
  • AF Reserve names its "best of best"

    AFRC presents its annual award winners.
  • Motorcycle Safety Training: What AF riders need to know

    Training season for motorcyclists is just around the corner, and as training gets into full swing, it may be helpful to shed some light on the Air Force’s training requirements, as well as what the proper acronyms are for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses. I’d also like to dispel some misinformation circulating around the Air Force.In 2013,
  • Scobee highlights Air Force Reserve success on Capitol Hill

    Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, testified on the status of the Reserve and the fiscal year 2020 budget request before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee, March 26, on Capitol Hill.  Counterparts from the Army, Navy, and Marines joined Scobee.The hearing
  • Total Force Recruiting on Full Display at Women in Aviation Conference

    The Air Force’s new integrated total force recruiting team put on a show of force at this year’s Women in Aviation International conference in Long Beach, Calif. March 14-16, 2019.In previous years, the active-duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air Force Academy and other parts of the Air Force would have separate booths throughout the huge
  • Part-time Airman is also a part-time ninja

    Reserve duty enables Citizen Airman to focus on personal and professional priorities
  • World War II laborer champions ‘Rosie the Riveter’ legacy at Pentagon, Capitol Hill

    When it comes to symbolizing the influx of women in the workforce and the wave of patriotism and feminism that surge sparked during World War II, few American icons are more recognizable than “Rosie the Riveter.” Artist J. Howard Miller’s 1942 poster, featuring a bandanna-donning, blue-collared woman with the famed flex beneath the rally cry, “We Can Do It!” grew over time to represent millions of women who stepped up to fill various stateside labor-intensive jobs once held by men, now tapped to fight German and Japanese forces.
  • Around the Air Force: The frozen middle / servant leadership

    On this look Around the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein talks about the importance of trust and servant leadership.
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