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  • Air Force Reserve demonstrates strategic depth of combat airlift on Wyoming highway during training exercise

    Air Force Reserve Command kicked off a week-long exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, by landing a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on the highway near Rawlins, Wyoming, Sept. 13. The highway closed early in the morning to ensure the aircrew could safely practice recovering personnel without access to a runway within simulated enemy territory.
  • 908th Airlift Wing remembers 9/11 with flyover

    Remembering the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, provides little cause to celebrate for the vast majority of United States citizens, including members of the Armed Forces. Many face the day with somber reverence to the memory of all the victims and the heroes that sacrificed themselves that day (and for the 20 years since) so that others may live in peace and security. The significance is not lost on the Airmen of the 908th Airlift Wing, who, despite continuing to conduct tactical airlift missions around the globe, made it a priority to execute a flyover of Braly Stadium, home to the University of North Alabama Lions.
  • 20 years later, we'll still never forget

    Twenty years after the September 11th terrorist attacks, members of the Western New York community gathered in front of Niagara University to remember.“The streets were covered with thick ash and the air was filled with smoke. It was an eerie feeling and one that will be planted in my mind as long as I live,” said Master Sgt Tara Wichtowski, 914th
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated this year

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The Air Force has directed that all Reserve Citizen Airmen in part-time statuses be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 2, 2021, and all Reservists on active duty or in Active Guard and Reserve status must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 2, 2021.Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine
  • 307th Bomb Wing, Airbus collaborate on training

    Members of the 307th Bomb Wing traveled to exchange training ideas with Airbus instructors at their facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, Sept. 8, 2021.Airbus is an international helicopter company that provides training on its products to maintenance teams and aircrew. The 307th Bomb Wing, as part of its mission, is responsible for all initial and
  • 446th Airlift Wing hosts COVID-19 vaccine Q&A forums

    The 446th Airlift Wing hosted COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Forums here Sept. 11 and 12 in an effort to provide as much information and discuss misconceptions to Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • 403rd Wing pays tribute to 9/11 victims, ruck marches in remembrance on 20th anniversary

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11 by hosting a Memorial Ruck March today at 8:30 a.m. More than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen and active duty members from the 81st Training Wing took part in the five-mile trek around Keesler’s flight line to pay tribute to and honor the memories of the 2,977 civilians, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and military personnel who lost their lives in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
  • U.S. Rep. Austin Scott visits AFRC HQ

    Dawn Androsky, Air Force Reserve Command director of staff, discusses AFRC issues with Rep Austin Scott, United States congressman, Georgia, during his visit to Robins Air Force Base, September 9, 2021. Scott conducted a half-day site visit to the base during which he engaged with 78th Air Base Wing and AFRC leadership to gauge current military
  • AFRC reflects on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

    As the ‘Forever War’ comes to a close, the Air Force Reserve Command and its service members take time to reflect. It’s especially important this year, the 20th anniversary of the reason America entered the longest war in its history to date. The terrorist attacks that occurred at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the morning of September 11, 2001, changed American forever.
  • Air Force Reservist thankful for his training when responding to 9/11

    The now-vice commander of the 367th Recruiting Group and the deputy director at the Air Force Reserve Command Headquarters for Recruiting at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, recalled where he was the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
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