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  • Command announces IMAs of the year

    Air Force Reserve Command officials here announced the Outstanding Individual Mobilization Augmentee of the Year award winners for 2005. Lt. Col. Michael E. Michno at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and Master Sgt. Thomas A. Puccio at MacDill AFB, Fla., competed against 31 officers and 16 other enlisted airmen to earn the distinction of the year’s
  • Aerial spray squadron receives national award at CDC ceremony

    Air Force Reserve Command’s Aerial Spray Squadron from the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, answered another call from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention May 1. However, this time it wasn’t in response to a natural disaster. Instead, members of the squadron attended the 2006 National Center for Infectious
  • Air Force Reserve facing recruiting, retention challenges

    During the past five years, the Air Force Reserve has had great success in getting and keeping the people. That could change in the next couple of years, said Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, speaking to the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Defense April 26. The
  • Air Force Reserve looks to volunteers to fight war

    Air Force Reserve Command is relying more on volunteers and less on mobilized reservists to fight the war on terror, according to Lt. Gen. John A Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander. The operations tempo to meet the combatant commanders’ requirements since 9/11 remains high said the general in testimony before the U.S. Senate
  • Air Force Reserve supports nation at home, overseas

    Since 9/11 the Air Force Reserve has defended the nation and supported the homeland as a total force partner. In testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Defense April 26, Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, outlined what Air Force reservists have done
  • Emotional well being, stress top issues facing command

    The military commitment that reservists make has a profound effect on their families, according to Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander. That’s what General Bradley said during his testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Defense April 26. “There is no
  • Reservist advances to Ironman Triathalon World Championshp

    A 301st Fighter Squadron pilot will be among the masses swimming, cycling and running in the Ironman Traithlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, in October. Lt. Col. Geoff Cleveland and his wife, Julie, joined nearly 2,000 other participants in the second annual Ford Ironman Triathlon April 9 at Tempe Town Center in Tempe, Ariz.He finished 51st
  • 944th, 301st FWs deploy to support "Brilliant Arrow"

    More than 170 members of the 301st Fighter Wing from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Texas, and 944th Fighter Wing from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., collectively referred to as the 944th Air Expeditionary Wing, deployed March 23 here in support of exercise "Brilliant Arrow." "Brilliant Arrow" is the air component of maritime, land and air NATO
  • Air refueling squadron takes flight to fuel the fight

    Fighters are in the air 24 hours a day, providing constant support to ground forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Without in-flight refueling, that coverage would be lost. The 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron provides fuel to those aircraft as they keep troops on the ground safe, said Lt. Col. Brou Gautier, 340th EARS commander. “Our mission
  • Reserve nominates 2 for airlift tanker association awards

    Two reservists from McChord AFB, Wash., are representing Air Force Reserve Command in competition for 2006 Airlift Tanker Association Young Leadership Awards. They are Capt. Lara K. Willis of the 728th Airlift Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Charles E. King II of the 446th Maintenance Squadron. Headquarters AFRC officials at Robins AFB announced their
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