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  • AFRC restructures the enlisted grade force

    On October 1, more than 3,500 enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen will see upgrades to their grade authorizations.MAJCOM senior enlisted leaders and other key members reviewed, evaluated and restructured the enlisted grade authorizations as part of the Enlisted Grade Council, established in 2016. The council grew out of a continuous process improvement
  • Air Force Recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    October is Energy Action Month, an opportunity to highlight why energy is a critical enabler to combat capability for the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense, and to encourage smarter energy use and management for installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. Unveiled this year, the Air Force theme of “Energy Able, Mission Capable” educates Airmen about the importance of energy readiness and resilience for the global mission.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen support Bahama relief efforts following Dorian

    The 815th Airlift Squadron “Flying Jennies” Airmen returned Sept. 17, from a humanitarian mission supporting Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas for a week.During the response to Hurricane Dorian, Department of Defense forces supported U.S. Agency for International Development and the Governor of The Bahamas with military unique
  • Dobbins airpower on full display at Eager Lion 2019

    Marking its ninth iteration, Eager Lion is a multilateral exercise hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from Aug. 25 to Sept. 5, 2019. It is designed to exchange military expertise and improve interoperability among partner nations, and considered the capstone of a broader U.S. military relationship with the Jordanian Armed Forces.
  • Share Your Truth: Be Present

    Nothing can prepare you for the reality of a knock on the door telling you your wife has been in an accident. It can’t prepare you for being the one to identify her by her wedding ring as she lies in a coma in the ICU. Nothing prepares you for becoming a widower and a single dad at the age of 28.For Chief Master Sgt. Nathan Parks, 726th Operations
  • Reserve Citizen Airman first recipient of Reserve Officers Association award

    Master Sgt. Christina Stewart said she was speechless when she received a call from Chief Master Sgt. Octavio Ortiz, Air Force Reserve Command’s Development and Training Flight program manager, informing her she won the 2019 Reserve Officers Association’s Outstanding Enlisted of the Year award.
  • Barksdale bomb wings support Cobra Warrior

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active-duty counterparts from the 2nd BW supported Exercise Cobra Warrior here, Sept. 5-17, 2019.Cobra Warrior is the RAF capstone event for their weapons school instructor candidates.The exercise featured more than 50 fighter aircraft from Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Israel. The
  • Air Force Reserve takes center stage at AFA conference

    AFRC leaders played a prominent role during the conference as Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander, led discussions on “Using the Competitive Edge to Train How We Fight,” and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White Jr., AFRC command chief master sergeant, joined a panel on “Building Enlisted Leaders.”
  • Reserve readiness for today and the future

    The reemergence of long-term strategic and great-power competition necessitates that the Air Force Reserve grow its capabilities to meet the demands of the future operating environment while integrating with AETC and the Air National Guard.
  • 926th unveils first flagship at Nellis

    The 926th Operations Group unveils the first flagship of the Air Force Reserve’s 926th Wing Sept. 12, 2019, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.During the ceremony, an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the active duty’s 64th Aggressor Squadron was unveiled with the group’s shield and commander’s name.“This flagship bears witness to the true total force
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