• Deployed Westover Airman killed in vehicle accident

    A deployed U.S. Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman assigned to Westover Air Reserve Base has died from non-combat injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident.
  • Commander discusses the new ‘ops normal’ at Air, Space and Cyberspace Conference

    During the panel, Scobee discussed how the Air Force Reserve has risen to meet the challenges of the current pandemic. He said that as the crisis began, he and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief master sergeant, set out their top priorities, including:
  • Citizen Airmen in Pacific promote mental, physical resilience

    September is Suicide Awareness Month, and the 624th Regional Support Group in Hawaii and Guam took this opportunity during the unit’s Unit Training Assembly Sept. 12-13 to focus on this topic and resiliency. The purpose of a resilience tactical pause is to take time out during the normal routine to open up with peers about important topics and provide a safe haven to discuss concerns, and the 624th RSG used this event to connect fitness with mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Reserve aircrew delivers Tinker's first KC-46A for initial maintenance

    The 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group held a small ceremony Sept. 10, 2020, to celebrate a big milestone. The first KC-46A Pegasus aircraft arrived at Tinker Air Force Base on Thursday to receive its initial Maintenance C Check. Col. Greg Lowe, 76th AMXG commander, said the workforce is excited to get started on it.
  • California fires/smoke no match for UTA Airmen

    This September weekend’s unit training assembly for the 940th Air Refueling Wing was successfully accomplished for the most part by its Reserve Citizen Airmen’s efficiency at teleworking.The reason for the abrupt change in plans for this month’s UTA was easy to see why, but not to see through. The massive burning fires had created a thick quilt of
  • 315th Airlift Wing, Always Ready, Always Prepared

    Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina participated in a week-long readiness exercise that began Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 and concluded Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.
  • Here we go again: 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft, continues to fly Tropical Storm Sally

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing started relocating aircraft today as Tropical Storm Sally makes its way towards the Gulf Coast. The wing’s 815th Airlift Squadron, a tactical airlift unit, flew their C-130J Super Hercules to Joint Base San-Antonio, Texas, and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, or Hurricane Hunters, relocated their WC-130Js
  • 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron begins BTF mission

    Three B-1 Lancers operated by Airmen of the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas arrived at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, after conducting an initial sortie in the European theater Sept. 10 in support of a Bomber Task Force mission.
  • Reserve recruiters enhance social media knowledge to reach more recruits

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, recruiters have turned more to technology – including social media – to reach potential recruits. A group of 15 Total Force recruiters from the 351st Recruiting Squadron recently sharpened their social media skills by participating in the Defense Information School’s
  • Reserve Chaplain reflects on the events of 9/11

    **Editors note: This article was pulled with permission from the author Lyman Smith, Director of Presbyterian Federal Chaplaincies. Lt. Col. Amy Hunt is a staff chaplain for recruiting at Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command on Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.**The Rev. Amy Hunt is a minister of the Word and sacrament who serves in the United