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  • AFA honors Reserve Citizen Airmen

    The Air Force Association honored several Air Force Reserve units, Reserve Citizen Airmen and their employers for outstanding achievements during the 2019 AFA Air, Space and Cyber Conference here Sept. 16.
  • Citizen Airmen help keep C-17s safe during Dorian

    A handful of Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Reservists spent their Labor Day with their active duty teammates to evacuate 24 C-17 Globemaster IIIs ahead of Hurricane Dorian. Fifteen Reservists from the 315th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 315th Maintenance Squadron here joined members of the 437th Maintenance Group to clear and launch the C-17s, Sept. 2, to Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. Charleston’s remaining C-17s were already away from the base on various missions and were not involved.
  • Airman saves life in Odessa, Texas, amidst mass shooting

    An Air Force Reserve member was working in a civilian capacity in Odessa, Texas, on August 31, 2019, and helped provide life-saving first-aid to a woman suffering from three gunshot wounds.
  • Enormous crowds gather for 2019 Grissom Air & Space Expo

    Grissom Air Reserve Base hosted an estimated crowd of more than 50,000 over the weekend as military and civilian aircraft from around the country put on a show overhead.
  • Saving lives and building bombs

    Senior Airman James Boehm is a Reservist serving with the 924th Maintenance Squadron and works as a conventional maintenance technician. In other words, he builds bombs for a living.
  • Hurricane Hunters finish flying Dorian

    Over the last two weeks the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka Hurricane Hunters, have flown 25 missions in support of Hurricane Dorian.
  • We grow Airmen - Reserve teams guide student through UPT mine-field

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – When 1st Lt. Mike Lane, Air National Guard member, arrived at Sheppard Air Force Base in May 2017 for undergraduate pilot training, he was beyond excited about his future and the chance to achieve his childhood dream of flying the F-16."Being a Viper (F-16) pilot is what I've always wanted to do," he said.He
  • Homestead provides support to Bahamas

    Reserve Citizen Airmen, civilians and contractors from Homestead Air Reserve Base are supporting U.S. Northern Command, federal agencies and other non-governmental organizations to provide assistance to the relief efforts in The Bahamas.The base quickly shifted from preparing for dangerous Hurricane Dorian, to a logistical hub to facilitate the
  • Col. Boehle talks resiliency

    Air Force Individual Reservists are the absolute best our nation has to offer.  They have unlimited opportunities to serve in an extremely flexible status that provides valuable skills to their organization while building and sustaining their warfighting skills. An individual reservist’s unit has operational control for their members and is the
  • 75 years, hunting hurricanes

    Hurricane stories vary from person-to-person and squadron-to-squadron, but they all seem to have one thing in common: the capability of their aircraft and the use of instruments for navigation and data collection, proving the hurricane hunters of yesterday, today and tomorrow keep the mission going.
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