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  • COMBAT POWER: Our best photos

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Hill’s 388th and 419th Fighter Wings conducted a combat power exercise Nov. 19 and launched 35 F-35A Lightning IIs within about 11 minutes. Here are the best photos of the day.  As the Air Force’s only combat-ready F-35A units, the 388th and 419th FWs must be prepared to launch any number of aircraft to support the
  • 34th AES marks 10 years supporting aeromedical evacuations

    Ten years ago, the 34th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron brought a new, unique mission to the 302nd Airlift Wing.“When we go out the door there’s a crew of two nurses and three medical technicians and what we do is turn any cargo plane the Air Force has into a flying hospital,” said Senior Airman Cristina Tust, a 34th AES aeromedical evacuation
  • SG increasing lethality at Wings

    The Surgeon General’s Office of the Air Force Reserve Command here is revitalizing the medical waiver adjudication process from the top down. They recently tested a new process where wing commanders have the authority to allow members to continue serving, in a full or limited range, while his or her waiver is being adjudicated at headquarters. The commander will review the member’s records and make the decision in conjunction with a local medical provider’s recommendation.
  • 315th OG demonstrates readiness during exercise

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 315th Operations Group tested their expeditionary combat support capabilities during a recent operational readiness exercise here.
  • JB Charleston executes full-spectrum readiness exercise

    The 628th Air Base Wing, 437th Airlift Wing and 315th Airlift Wing teamed up for a total force rapid mobility exercise Nov. 12-17, 2018. The exercise focused on total force readiness, mobilization, base defense and quick-response airlift capabilities, according to Col. Rockie Wilson, 628th Mission Support Group commander and leader of one of the exercise’s simulated air expeditionary groups.
  • F-35A combat power exercise conducted at Hill AFB

    The active duty 388th and Air Force Reserve 419th Fighter Wings conducted a combat power exercise Nov. 19, launching dozens of F-35A Lightning IIs within a condensed period of time.
  • SG demolishes backlog

    A team of process improvement specialists, doctors and medical technicians armed with the command’s intent for the program came together to tackle the 2,000-case backlog that was plaguing AFRC in October of 2017.
  • Airman finds solace through horses

    The clip-clop of horse hooves fills the air as the heat of the summer sun beats down on the parched California earth. Dust blows with a gentle breeze that does nothing to cool the air, but everything to fill one’s mouth. The lowing of cattle echoes throughout the arena from various herds scattered around the plot.Master Sgt. Tania McGuire, 349th
  • 315th wins Aircrew Excellence Award

    The skillful response and handling of an in-flight crisis by a 315th Airlift Wing crew leads to a national level award. On Aug. 17, 2018, an all Reserve Charleston-based C-17 crew, carrying medical evacuation patients, experienced a cabin pressure malfunction then, successfully completed their mission, despite poor weather conditions and emergency oxygen system malfunctions, earning the 2018 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award.
  • BRS reminder: Reservists can contribute to both military TSP and civilian 401k

    Reserve Citizen Airmen can contribute to both a military Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and a civilian 401k investment plan under the Blended Retirement System.
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