• Reservists need to register civilian employment info

    Time is running out for about 15,000 Air Force reservists in the Selected Reserve to comply with a Department of Defense directive. Oct. 31 is the deadline for reservists who are paid for training to register information about their civilian place of employment. Some 60,000 of these Airmen, roughly 80 percent of the force, provided that information
  • Reservist finishes first runner-up in Miss Hawaii pageant

    An Air Force reservist stationed here placed first runner-up at the Miss Hawaii Pageant June 10 during a ceremony at the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Hawaii. Senior Airman Angela Everhart, a utility systems specialist with Air Force Reserve Command’s 624th Civil Engineer Squadron here, competed against 11 other
  • Last C-141 crew chief class prepares to keep birds flying

    Imagine being the last of a kind and the possibility of extinction isn’t a too far off in the future. That’s the position three reservists are in as the last three C-141 Starlifter crew chief’s the Air Force will train. July 25 will be a historic day when they graduate. Staff Sgt. Lauro Valles Jr., Senior Airman Michael Engle and Airman 1st Class
  • Command announces team excellence award winner

    Members of the 340th Flying Training Group’s OpsNet team will represent Air Force Reserve Command in the annual Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award competition in September.Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, AFRC vice commander, congratulated the group April 29 on the team winning the command award and qualifying to advance to the Air Force
  • Airmen join Soldiers taking Kenya military to new heights

    As the sun rose June 6, seven Airmen wearing desert flightsuits stood outside the guarded entrance to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport waiting for their passengers. The Air Force Reserve Command C-130 Hercules crew was handpicked to take several dozen Kenyan army special operations forces’ paratroopers on their first airdrop in nearly three
  • Band of the Air Force Reserve to perform Independence Day celebration July 1

    The Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve will perform at the 22nd annual Independence Day Celebration July 1 at the McConnell-Talbert Stadium on South Davis Drive in Warner Robins. The free concert will also feature Warner Robins native Bobbie Eakes, an accomplished soap opera star and recording artist, for a night of music, fireworks and family fun.
  • Airman teaches deaf man to fly

    With planes taking off down the runway behind her, the flight instructor begins talking more loudly while illustrating a point to her student. Then she remembers he cannot hear a word she is saying. He is deaf.Senior Airman Christy Helgeson met Rob Drake at a local flying club, where she is an assistant chief pilot. A week after they met in
  • Reservist to receive Air Force Academy airmanship award

    A 1979 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy is going back to school May 13.Lt. Col. Keith Schultz, deputy commander of the 917th Wing’s Operations Group here, will accept the academy’s 2005 Col. James Jabara Award for Airmanship during lunch in the academy’s Mitchell Hall.The award honors him for heroism and sustained superior performance as a
  • Personnel center stops mailing point credit summary

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center here no longer mails Air Force Form 526, Air National Guard/Air Force Reserve Point Credit Summary, to Air Force reservists.Guard and Reserve members had been receiving the form annually since October 1972. They must now use the virtual Military Personnel Flight to print a copy of their point credit information.In
  • Reservists overcome challenges of going to Guatemala

    The 10-day medical training exercise to Guatemala in April presented several challenges for reservists from Air Force Reserve Command’s 710th Medical Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.Squadron medical planner Maj. Jerry Hall, nurse Capt. Kami Willet and health services specialist Master Sgt. Debbie Bernhardt started planning the MEDRETE