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  • 17 compete for annual command honors

    Seventeen bluesuiters from a dozen locations are vying for one of four spots in the 2004 Air Force Reserve Command Outstanding Airman/First Sergeant of the Year competition.They will learn April 7 who will represent the command at the Air Force level. Command officials will announce the winners of the airman, NCO, senior NCO and first sergeant
  • Reservists travel to Badlands to do good

    A disaster doesn’t have to strike for Americans to help other Americans in need. Twelve reservists from the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron here traveled to south central South Dakota to work at the Rosebud Indian Reservation Hospital April 2-16. They gave medical care to their hosts while doing their annual training tour. Located 35 miles north
  • C-130 crew delivers cargo, morale to remote locations

    When Soldiers, Sailors or Marines need something moved, C-130 Hercules crews here answer the call, and recently, that request took one 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron crew to Africa and beyond.Their cargo ranged from helicopter rotors to medical supplies to personal mail. Their mission was to deliver this cargo to Airmen and other service
  • Air Force Reserve selects top chaplain service programs

    Chaplain programs in three Air Force Reserve Command airlift wings garnered command chaplain service awards for 2005. Headquarters AFRC announced the following awards April 7: Chaplain program – 315th AW, Charleston AFB, S.C. Chaplain readiness team – 446th AW, McChord AFB, Wash. Ministry of presence – 512th AW, Dover AFB, Del. Although given in
  • Air terminal operators keep freight, passengers moving

    Airmen in the air terminal operations center here are working around the clock every day to shuttle troops and cargo for Operation Enduring Freedom.On any given day, the 28 people in the ATOC greet a C-130 loaded with Soldiers and Airmen headed for Afghanistan, a civilian plane brimming with mail for deployed troops or a C-17 carrying supplies for
  • Command announces top airfield operators

    Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., and Homestead ARB, Fla., landed most of the 2004 Air Force Reserve Command Airfield Operations awards. Headquarters AFRC announced the awards April 8. Dobbins’ 94th Operations Support Squadron picked up the air traffic control award. Squadron members won the following individual awards: Clarence Miller, air traffic
  • Summer – A season to exercise off-duty safety

    “There are no second acts in American lives,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote. Memorial Day Weekend signals the start of summer, traditionally a time of fun and sun. During the 101 Critical Days of Summer, we sometimes try to do too much because of the extra sunlight. Here are suggestions on how to keep healthy and safe this summer: Alcohol
  • Reservists reorganize to be ready for active duty

    Air Force Reserve Command with its headquarters here is working with other major commands to streamline management of individual mobilization augmentees. In the past, the Air Force’s 12,900 IMAs in the Selected Reserve reported administratively to the various active-duty units where most of them are assigned. That’s changing for these reservists
  • Four vie for outstanding airmen, 1st sergeant honors

    Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command announced the command’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year and First Sergeant of the Year during a banquet here April 7. Representing AFRC at Air Force-level competition are: Airman – Senior Airman Erik R. Hofmeyer, 919th Special Operations Wing, Eglin AFB Field 3, Fla. NCO – Tech. Sgt. Amy D. Hatcher, Electronic
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