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  • GCC members attend combat-ready exercise

    Provide air refueling and combat ready forces – that’s the 434th ARW mission, and visitors got an opportunity to see these combat ready forces in action recently. The Grissom Community Council witnessed Airmen practicing combat skills during an exercise Aug. 20, 2021.
  • Dobbins Airmen support airlift operations in Afghanistan

    Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. -- Dobbins Airmen from the 80th Aerial Port Squadron recently contributed to operations evacuating thousands of people from Afghanistan.These Reserve Citizen Airmen are part of a team capable of performing every aerial port function needed to deploy units and ensure cargo is ready to fly, at short notice, said Chief
  • Reserve Citizen Air Commandos Support Patriot Warrior 21

    Citizen Air Commandos from the 919th Special Operations Wing joined Citizen Airmen from 11 other installations at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin earlier this month to support Patriot Warrior 2021.
  • Commentary: plans change

    I remember sitting through career days in school, taking aptitude tests that told me what I would be good at and enjoy. I aspired to be as educated and successful as my father.  By fifth grade, I figured it out. I was going to nursing school. I would work on my bachelor’s degree and then master’s degree. I’d have a successful healthcare career.I
  • Reservists wrap up Hurricane Ida reconnaissance

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters assigned to the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., finished flying Hurricane Ida as the category 4 storm made landfall in Louisiana, Aug. 29.
  • Reservists help deliver babies during Afghanistan evacuations

    Two separate Air Force Reserve Command airlift wings successfully evacuated hundreds of Americans and allies during the early days of the Afghanistan evacuation operation … and each landed with one more passenger than was manifested.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen put skills to test at Patriot Warrior

    The 403rd Wing sent about 35 Reserve Citizen Airmen to participate in the Air Force Reserve Command’s premiere training exercise Patriot Warrior 2021 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 5-27.Wing members from the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 403rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, 815th Airlift Squadron, 803rd
  • Air Force Reserve supports one of the largest airlift operations in history

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are playing a huge role in what is being described by senior U.S. government officials as one of the largest airlift operations in history, as Airmen are supporting the evacuation of thousands of people from Afghanistan.
  • ‘Baby on board’ – Aircrew deliver Afghan baby on evacuation flight

    A 315th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina helped to deliver a baby aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III carrying vulnerable Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, Aug. 23, moments before landing at a Middle East staging area with a jet filled with evacuees.
  • DAF Joint Statement on Afghanistan Airport attack

    On behalf of the entire Department of the Air Force, our heartfelt sympathies go to the loved ones of the brave American service members killed and wounded in today’s terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Our hearts are heavy for their sacrifice as they endeavored to bring hope to thousands seeking a better life.
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