• 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
  • Communicator competes for outstanding American award

    An Air Force reservist from Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., is Air Force Reserve Command’s nominee for the 2006 Ten Outstanding Young Americans Award. Capt. Thaddeus J. Janicki is a mission systems officer in the command’s 716th Communications Flight. Headquarters AFRC announced his selection April 19. Captain Thaddeus is competing against other men and
  • Pararescue reservists enhance skills in joint training

    Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland International Airport partnered with five civilian rescue organizations April 22 on Mount Hood for a day-long search and rescue mock exercise. About 50 search and rescue professionals from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s department, Portland Mountain Rescue, American Medical Response’s
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