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  • Reserve Citizen Airmen double down on COVID-19 response

    A second wave of Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Medical Squadron here mobilized April 21 to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. to help with the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. The group of nurses and medical technicians followed another deployment from the unit earlier this month.  That deployment was also to New York City, one
  • Bring Safety Home

    As the nation moves to adapt and minimize the spread of the Coronavirus 2019, the Department of the Air Force is prioritizing the health and safety of our Airmen and Space professionals, civilian personnel, and families. By encouraging prevention measures and making modifications to ensure all essential missions get off the ground, many now find themselves supporting the Air Force mission to ‘fly, fight, and win’ from a home office.
  • TFSC introduces chat function for the Guard and Reserve

    The Total Force Service center has introduced a new tool for Guard and Reserve members to reach a representative with their personnel-related questions. Now when members of the Air Reserve Component log into myPers, they will see a banner advertising the new chat feature to communicate with a live agent to handle their inquiries. Customers will also notice a pop-up screen will appear when they are reading knowledge articles on the myPers website asking if they would like to initiate a chat session.
  • 910th Medical Squadron storms front line in pandemic fight, in uniform and out

    Three members of the 910th Medical Squadron are adding to the front line fight against COVID-19 by deploying to Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. At least 14 more are expected to soon follow suit.
  • Special leave accrual for service members

    Today, Matthew Donovan, under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, signed a department-wide authorization for service members to accrue and retain an additional leave balance of up to 120 days. The department's actions to stem the spread of COVID-19 has significantly limited the ability of service members to take leave during this
  • MacDill Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Citizen Airmen respond to COVID-19

    A dozen Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here mobilized 14 April to support COVID-19 efforts.This is the second group of medics from the 927th Air Refueling Wing to be activated to join the frontlines on the fight against COVID-19. On April 5 with less than 24 hours’ notice, six medics boarded a C-130 headed for
  • 934 AES vs. COVID-19: another deployment in the fight against COVID-19

    Nearly 20 934th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen mobilized in support of the fight against COVID-19. Flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station, deploying 934 AES Airmen flew to Joint Base Charleston for Transportation Isolation System training. At the conclusion of their training, 934 AES Airmen will deploy elsewhere to combat COVID-19.
  • In times of crisis, heroes emerge

    There are numerous stories of businesses and individuals answering the Nation’s call once again. Reserve Citizen Airmen of the U.S. Air Force Reserve play a unique dual role in this time of crisis, many having both military and civilian responsibilities that require them to be on the front lines of this unprecedented fight against COVID-19. Steel Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing in Pittsburgh have their stories to tell as well.
  • Reserve Aeromedical Evacuation Medics Called to the Fight Against COVID-19

    Approximately 100 Air Force Reserve aeromedical evacuation specialists from across the country have been called up to help care for Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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