• Air Force reservist provides legal counsel in Iraq

    It was March when the 931st Air Refueling Group judge advocate here packed her bags and gear, boarded an aircraft and set off to work at the largest legal office in the Department of Defense. Last month Lt. Col. Deann Lehigh returned from a five-month tour of duty with Task Force 134's Detainee Operations Legal Office at Camp Victory in Baghdad,
  • Air Force Reserve C-130 makes historic flight

    A C-130 H2 aircraft assigned to the 908th Airlift Wing here completed its first flight Sept. 20 after going through the Avionics Modernization Program. The Air Force Reserve Command aircraft took off and returned to Lackland AFB, Texas. The flight was successful, lasting about three hours, according to officials from Boeing, the defense contractor
  • Reservists honored by Association of Military Surgeons

    The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States selected seven units and 17 reservists as winners of Air Force Reserve Command's 2005 AMSUS awards. More than half of the individual award winners are from Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. They include the following award recipients: Airman assigned to an
  • Homestead Airmen honored at Miami Dolphins football game

    Fifty Airmen from the 482nd Fighter Wing participated in a military appreciation event during the Miami Dolphins football game at Dolphin Stadium on Sept 17th. For the reservists, it presented a unique opportunity. "I thought it was a great way to get out in the community to represent our base and the entire military," said Tech. Sgt. Martin Leon,
  • Reservists, employers, units receive Air Force awards

    Two Citizen Airmen, their employers and two Air Force Reserve Command units are among those slated to be honored at the Air Force Association's national convention in Washington, D.C., Sept. 25. Each year the AFA recognizes an enlisted person and an officer, who deployed during the previous year, and their employers who supported them while they
  • STARBASE Louisiana doubles class size

    STARBASE Louisiana, an Air Force Reserve Command-sponsored educational program for at-risk 5th and 6th graders, is expanding as a result of cooperation by several base organizations. Use of the 917th Security Forces Squadron's satellite lecture room will allow the program to accommodate twice as many students, from 650 last year to 1,300 this year,
  • Reservists honored for hurricane rescue efforts

    More than 40 reservists in the 943rd Rescue Group here received honors Sept. 10 for their service during rescue efforts following last year's Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The reservists belong to Air Force Reserve Command's 305th Rescue Squadron, 306th RQS, 943rd Maintenance Squadron and other group support units. Tucson Mayor Robert Walkup was
  • Scott aeromedical evacuation reservists train on C-17

    Nineteen members of the 932nd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here got a chance to test their skills on a visiting C-17 Globemaster from March Air Reserve Base, Calif. The aircraft was already on the tarmac when the sun rose on the Saturday of the unit training assembly. Ninety minutes later, the AES Citizen Airmen were loading and securing their