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  • 89th AS pilot honored with hall of fame induction

    Maj. Andrew Pierce, flight commander and C-17 instructor pilot, 89th Airlift Squadron, will be inducted into the Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 6, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio, for his athletic accomplishments. An OSU alumnus, Pierce is being honored for his men’s track and field accolades, joining the approximately 450 other athletes, coaches and administrators inducted since the hall’s 1977 inception.
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
  • AMC Commander directs temporary removal of 123 C-130s from service

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, ordered the temporary removal of 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules from service on Aug. 7, after atypical cracks were discovered on the lower center wing joint or “rainbow fitting” during programmed depot maintenance. The Air Force Reserve Command has 27 affected aircraft. 
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency and readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with an auditorium filled with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center during his base visit last week.“The primary reason for me to do base visits is coming out to see what a base is capable of and get the understanding of your
  • U.S. and Romania strengthen their bond

    C-130H Hercules aircraft, from the 357th Airlift Squadron, along with U.S. Air Force Reserve Airmen assigned to the 908th Airlift Wing, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, are training in the annual exercise Carpathian Summer 19, at Otopeni Air Base, Romania.
  • Air Force Reserve partners with The Basketball Tournament

    Air Force Reserve recruiting picked an ideal location to be the presenting partner for The Basketball Tournament, known as TBT, as record crowds turned out for the Wichita State University regional in late July.TBT, which is in its sixth year, is a 64-team, single-elimination tournament played across eight different regionals. It features a
  • Some flight ops continue despite HAFB runway construction

    Though the Hill Air Force Base runway has been closed for several weeks due to a major runway reconstruction project, that doesn’t mean that all flying operations had to be cancelled. Pilots from the 514th Flight Test Squadron needed to use the taxiway that runs parallel to the runway.
  • Colonel gives deployers tips for getting in the door to civilian jobs

    ST. LOUIS -- Chief Master Sgt. Linda Sparks said she was looking to take the next step in her career as a federal civilian employee when she returned from a 6-month Air Force Reserve deployment to Iraq.
  • Air Force Participates in Safe + Sound Week

    The Air Force will be participating in Safe + Sound Week Aug. 12-18, 2019.  Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event designed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to highlight the value of safety and health programs in the workplace and to celebrate the institutions that implement them.The Air Force Safety Center is asking Airmen to
  • Building stronger Airmen through Resiliency Total Force Partnerships

    The stress of performing operations for an extended time, frequent deployments and exposure to extreme violence eventually takes a toll on Airmen. The 655th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing, 718th Intelligence Squadron, makes taking care of Airmen a priority, providing services and events designed to discuss and actively participate in team resilience training.
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