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  • Beret Flown in Space for Retiring PJ

    Air Force Colonel and NASA astronaut, Nick Hague had a unique retirement gift for retiring pararescueman, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ziegler; a gift which orbited the earth 200 times to honor his service.  The retirement ceremony on May 2, 2020 highlighted the 33-year career of Chief Ziegler, a 308th Rescue Squadron pararescueman. Some close family
  • Standing ready to serve her country

    COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise, forcing isolation, social distancing, and sacrifice. For one Reservist, the Nightingale Pledge and duty to her country ran parallel in her decision to help combat the virus. Maj. Lizy Windsor, 944th Medical Squadron clinical nurse, was prepared to support the pandemic before the official notification came through.
  • Monumental PJ Honored at Ceremony

    Air Force PJs are the only DoD elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum dedicated Personnel Recovery (PR) to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These Battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile PR specialists in the world.After 33-years,
  • AFE Citizen Airmen create face covers for unit/community

    As COVID-19 cases increased across the country, the demand for essential items grew, making it difficult for some to find certain personal protective equipment.Recognizing the need to continue the mission while protecting themselves and others, aircrew flight equipment Airmen from two of the 413th Flight Test Group’s geographically separated units
  • Reserve Citizen Airman epidemiologist volunteers for COVID19 fight

    With more than 160 thousand cases and more than 12,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, New York City has been one of the hardest hit cities in the world. Due to the overwhelming numbers, the Air Force Reserve called on its Citizen Airmen to help ensure hot spots around the country have the support they need. Dr. (Maj.) Sanjiv Baxi, 349th Medical Group doctor, jumped at the opportunity to help.
  • Team Barksdale Tribute

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Bomb Wing and their active duty counterparts assigned to the 2nd BW performed flyovers in Baton Rouge and New Orleans May 1 to honor the efforts of medical and health care professionals, essential employees, and volunteers there combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Innovative resilience: 403rd Wing hosts online resilience training

    Anxious, angry, lonely, frustrated, depressed, afraid, and numb are a few words that may describe what some people have been feeling amidst the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.To help combat this as well as assist wing members, the 403rd Wing hosted a virtual resiliency class through Zoom May 2-3 for almost 250 Reserve Citizen Airmen at
  • Air Force promotes home safety, offers free firearm cable locks

    The Department of the Air Force is contributing to home safety by offering free cable locks for personally-owned firearms, which are a first line of defense for safe storage and unintentional use.
  • 914th Key Spouse member earns Air Force Reserve award

    Over the course of 17 years, and counting, Betsy Russell has dedicated her time and effort into making military members and their families feel welcomed, and supported through the Key Spouse program. After years of devotion, the Air Force Reserve Command has recognized her hard work by presenting her with the 2019 AFRC Key Spouse Award.
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