• Air Force to establish active associate unit at Scott

    As part of the Air Force Total Force Integration initiatives, the Air Force will establish an active associate unit with Air Force Reserve Command's 932nd Airlift Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., in 2007. The Air Force Reserve unit will receive three C-40 aircraft the same year. Under the active associate unit structure, the Air Force Reserve
  • Civlian pilots learn about Grissom

    It's not usual for aircraft to land and takeoff from Grissom's runway. However, in October military aircrews in air refueling, fighter and cargo aircraft planes were not the only aviators coming and going here. More than 100 people traveling in 49 privately owned planes came to the base to participate in a "civilian fly-in" to promote flying safety
  • Air Force Reserve: Diversity is more than skin deep

    More than 200 Air Force Reserve people converged on Colorado Springs Oct. 25-27 and then headed back to their home bases with ideas for improving their local Human Resources Development Councils. Air Force Reserve Command's HRDC hosted a three-day workshop in downtown Colorado Springs, which attracted participants from around the country. The
  • Bands bring tour to Europe and deployed troops

    Bands from Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe join up with guest artists to entertain families and troops in late November. Country music artist Jaime O'Neal, entertainer of the air waves Delilah, John Popper of the platinum-selling group Blues Traveler, and the New England Patriots cheerleaders will tour USAFE bases and
  • Air Force Reserve to expand associate role with Shaw F-16 unit

    As part of the Air Force Total Force Integration initiatives, Air Force Reserve Command is teaming up with Air Combat Command to expand its associate presence with additional F-16 pilots at the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., in fiscal 2008. Air Combat Command's 20th FW flies three squadrons of F-16CJ fighter aircraft in
  • Flight fends off diseases in the desert

    Attention Garfield, Felix, Heathcliff, Sylvester and Tom: Cancel your spot on the USO tour coming to Southwest Asia. Fast. Your agent should have told you: You don't want to be mistaken for a feline of mass destruction. For the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron's entomology flight, work is all about the cats. Hundreds of them. They roam
  • Lost at sea: Rescuers give missing boater hope

    Floating alone in the open water of the Atlantic Ocean for more than 24 hours without anything more than an orange life vest left Clinton Daughtry nothing but time to think about his life. A life which the 27-year-old now credits to the 920th Rescue Wing. Crews from the Air Force Reserve Command rescue unit were dispatched to help find him Oct. 1