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  • Force Generation Center receives new commander

    Brig. Gen. Matthew J. Burger relinquished command of the Force Generation Center to Brig. Gen. Stacey L. Scarisbrick with Maj. Gen. John “Jay” Flournoy Jr., presiding over the ceremony.
  • Reserve Citizen Airman presented two bronze stars

    PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.-- The Air Force Space Command and Joint Force Space Component Commander Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, presented two bronze star medals, including one with valor, to a Reserve Citizen Airman from the 308th Rescue Squadron on June 14, 2019. Tech. Sgt. Nick Torres, a 308th RQS Pararescueman, was bestowed with the awards for
  • Individual Reservist RDEDB applications due Aug. 28

    Applications for the academic year 2018-2019 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB) must be submitted via vPC to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment by August 28, 2019.Full eligibility requirements and application instructions are available in the RDEDB invitation to apply.The RDEDB identifies the best-qualified officers for
  • Largest off-station F-35A operation to date

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- Since May 30, Air Force reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing have been working alongside the active duty 388th FW at Mountain Home in what has been the largest off-station F-35A Lightning II operation to date.The Airmen from Hill AFB are functioning as a detachment with about 300 Airmen in operations,
  • Leading Out Without Fear

    I encourage all of our LGBT members to lead fearlessly and to take advantage of your right to be honest with your fellow airmen. I know this may still be difficult for some, but I can tell you first hand that serving openly is truly a liberating and enriching experience—one that makes you a better leader and the Air Force a better place to serve.
  • Following DoD Warrior Games, Airmen reflect on value of family care programs

    The Department of Defense Warrior Games consist of hundreds of athletes, who represent their respective branches of service, including our combined service members representing their countries.
  • UPDATE: Changes coming to G.I. Bill Transfer of Education Benefits for Guard, Reserve

    *Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Updates were made July 10, 2019*Applicable to: Air National Guard and Air Force ReserveNOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE EXECUTED A TRANSFER OF POST-9/11 GI BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS AND FULFILLED THE REQUIRED SERVICE COMMITMENT. Follow this link to review your current GI
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    Lt. Gen Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, approved changes to the Active Guard Reserve program earlier this year which are expected to be implemented September 1. One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the Deputy to the Chief of Air
  • Out with the old, in with the new: Aircrew gets new anti-smoke goggles

    For more than 20 years the ASGs have been a basic four part system, until now. With innovation, the new ASGs are now a three-part system. The suspension frame itself is still made the same with the nape pad attached, while the goggles and oxygen mask portion have been upgraded.
  • Reservists fly in 10th Annual Salute From the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 315st Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, July 4, 2019, as part of the 10th Annual Salute from the Shore. Along with the C-17 flown by the 315 AW from Joint Base Charleston, Marine Aircraft Group 31 from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort flew F/A-18C Hornets down the coast in formation.
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