• Command selects top services people, programs for 2006

    People and programs from six Air Force Reserve Command services organizations won command awards for 2006. Headquarters AFRC officials announced the award winners April 12. Individual winners by category are: Company grade officer – 2nd Lt. Dennis T. Davis, 934th Services Squadron, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station,
  • Task force promotes self-determination

    The mission of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa is to provide African host nations with a stable and secure environment where all people have the freedom of choice. The CJTF-HOA vision is one where education and prosperity are within each person’s grasp, and terrorists do not enslave nations by infringing on their right to
  • Lifeblood of Africa: Reserve crew flies C-130 missions

    The 120-degree heat, dusty wind and 4,500-foot dirt runway seemed worlds away from Capt. Pat Stafy’s home in snowy Pennsylvania. The Air Force Reserve Command pilot, activated to fly with the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Southwest Asia, was flying his third mission to Bilate, Ethiopia. Monkeys watched Captain Stafy and the rest of the
  • Lee Greenwood entertains troops on Patriotic World Tour

    On his 18th military world tour, country music legend Lee Greenwood is once again proudly standing up for the men and women in uniform deployed overseas. Mr. Greenwood left the USA April 5 for Germany, Turkey and three forward-operating bases in Southwest Asia. His final stop on the tour is Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, April 17. C-17 cargo
  • McChord NCOs named top enlisted aircrew members

    Two reservists in the 446th Operations Group, McChord AFB, Wash., won Air Force Reserve Command’s enlisted aircrew members of the year for 2005. Senior Master Sgt. James C. Masura Jr. was named the top senior NCO, and Tech. Sgt. Paul T. Understeller was selected the best NCO. Headquarters AFRC officials announced the award winners April 10. (AFRC
  • Homestead fuel managers win command award

    The 482nd Fuels Management Flight at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., is representing Air Force Reserve Command in the Air Force’s American Petroleum Institute-sponsored award program. Headquarters AFRC announced April 6 that the Homestead flight had won the 2005 AFRC Golden Derrick Award. The award is a gold oil rig on a black cup with a mahogany
  • Pittsburgh dining facility named best in command

    Members of the Long Dining Facility staff at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., stepped up to reclaim the title of best dining facility in Air Force Reserve Command. They outscored last year’s winner, the 919th Services Flight, Duke Field, Fla., to capture the command’s 2006 John L. Hennessy Award. The Pittsburgh staff also
  • Reservist wins GEICO military service award

    An Air Force reservist will receive a Department of Defense-level award for helping to prevent drug and alcohol abuse. Tech. Sgt. Anita Garcia of Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing, Lackland AFB, Texas, is one of two bluesuiters to win a 2005 Government Employees Insurance Co. Military Service Award. Sergeant Garcia’s award recognizes
  • Grissom boxer competes for Golden Gloves title

    Defending the country is something that Airmen here are familiar with. However, fighting back with hooks and jabs isn’t necessarily what comes to mind unless you add bright lights, a ring and a crowd of followers rooting you on. Nick Delaurentis, a boxer assigned to the 434th Services Flight here, is very familiar with that type of atmosphere. “My