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  • 2019 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year nominee

    Air Force Reserve Command has chosen Lisa Fernandez, 308th Rescue Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, as the 2019 Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year nominee. The Key Spouse Program is a vital network of Reservists, families and leaders dedicated to building a more resilient, capable force. Fernandez made significant contributions to her unit and the mission of Air Force Reserve Command.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Atmospheric Rivers

    The Hurricane Hunters are working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California to conduct operational and research weather reconnaissance drops into the Atmospheric Rivers.
  • Aid delivered: 1 weekend, 3 countries, nearly 130K people helped

    Over a weekend-long combined humanitarian and training mission, three C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and their Reserve Citizen Airmen crews from Joint Base Charleston’s 315th Airlift Wing delivered humanitarian aid to Guatemala, Haiti, and Honduras, Feb. 3-4, 2019. The three missions were planned to maintain the aircrews’ flying currency and readiness requirements, while at the same time delivering the cargoes of medical supplies, an ambulance, and several tons of food to outreach organizations in their respective countries.
  • AF Reserve strategic group looks to the future

    Working group begins way forward for AF Reserve
  • Airlift unit tests mettle in joint Patriot Palm exercise

    A 315th Airlift Wing unit finished its most recent joint-service training exercise Jan. 29 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii. Teaming up with FEMA, the FBI, Army, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the 315th Contingency Response Flight completed Exercise Patriot Palm, a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise, coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies, and the military by providing rapid response training.
  • The ‘Pegasus’ has landed

    The KC-46A Pegasus joined the ranks of Team McConnell today, and with its arrival, a new era of aerial refueling and mobility capabilities has dawned. Though the KC-46A arrival is significant to all at McConnell, the arrival of the first two aircraft also represents a growth in the 931st Air Refueling Wing’s air power and personnel.
  • Community Action Plans impact Citizen Airmen, civilians and dependents

    Across the country, Air Force Reserve Command organizations are using their Community Action Plans to help make life better for their Reserve Citizen Airmen, Defense Department civilians and their family members.
  • Automated system combats Guard and Reserve evaluation backlog

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, CO, has implemented an innovative new system to reduce the processing time for officer and enlisted performance reports. Since coming on-line in the fall of 2018, this automated system, created by developers from the Future Operations and Integration Directorate (DPX) at HQ ARPC, has processed nearly 20,000 officer and enlisted performance reports.
  • Reservists enhance ADAB’s capabilities

    In order to execute its mission effectively, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing recently leveraged the expertise of Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 624th Regional Support Group, who bring their civilian skills to support various missions at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • $40M available for start-ups, small businesses through Air Force Pitch Day

    The Air Force is calling for submissions from start-ups and small businesses as it seeks to rapidly invest up to $40 million at Air Force Pitch Day as part of a larger rapid contracting effort.
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