• Construction starts for C-5 arrival at Wright-Patt

    Phase I construction is under way for the arrival of C-5A Galaxy aircraft in the 445th Airlift Wing here.The project involves building a 50- by 75-foot concrete expansion to the airfield pavement to accommodate the large transport aircraft.Aircrews in the Air Force Reserve Command wing currently fly 12 smaller C-141 Starlifters. The wingspan of the
  • 271 McChord reservists receive call-up orders; 54 stand by

    During the first two weeks of May, the Department of Defense activated 108 reservists from the 446th Airlift Wing here to support the Global War on Terrorism.Since February, a total of 271 wing people received orders placing them on active duty.DOD has the authority to call up another 54 in the Air Force Reserve Command wing. These reservists
  • Air Force Reserve adopts new recruiting logo

    Air Force Reserve Command has a new advertising logo that more closely aligns it with the active force while touting the command as a high-tech, professional fighting force.Sleek and simple, the AFRC logo features the Air Force’s new logo alongside the words “Air Force Reserve” in a stylish, modern typeface.AFRC recruiting officials began working
  • Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers take part in Paris air show

    Stronger muscles, a stretched body and a vastly more intelligent brain made the C-130J-30 an attraction at the 2005 Paris International Air Show. The U.S. Air Force’s newest airlifter appeared for the first time at the Paris venue, the world’s oldest and largest air show. “This aircraft has more powerful and more efficient engines than previous
  • BRAC affects Air Force reservists in 22 states

    If put into law, Air Force Reserve Command will close three installations and move people from a dozen locations to two dozen sites throughout the United States.Although command officials anticipate keeping roughly the same troop level authorizations, AFRC will expand some existing missions such as air operations center, space, unmanned aerial
  • Master athlete takes on world games

    With more than 35 years of experience as a runner, Lt. Col. David M. Hardwick spends as much as 20 hours a week training for his third World Masters Games. The chief of intelligence for the 445th Operations Support Squadron here will join more than 21,000 athletes from 82 countries in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 23-31 to participate in one of
  • Reservists need to register civilian employment info

    Time is running out for about 15,000 Air Force reservists in the Selected Reserve to comply with a Department of Defense directive. Oct. 31 is the deadline for reservists who are paid for training to register information about their civilian place of employment. Some 60,000 of these Airmen, roughly 80 percent of the force, provided that information
  • Reservist finishes first runner-up in Miss Hawaii pageant

    An Air Force reservist stationed here placed first runner-up at the Miss Hawaii Pageant June 10 during a ceremony at the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Hawaii. Senior Airman Angela Everhart, a utility systems specialist with Air Force Reserve Command’s 624th Civil Engineer Squadron here, competed against 11 other
  • Last C-141 crew chief class prepares to keep birds flying

    Imagine being the last of a kind and the possibility of extinction isn’t a too far off in the future. That’s the position three reservists are in as the last three C-141 Starlifter crew chief’s the Air Force will train. July 25 will be a historic day when they graduate. Staff Sgt. Lauro Valles Jr., Senior Airman Michael Engle and Airman 1st Class
  • Command announces team excellence award winner

    Members of the 340th Flying Training Group’s OpsNet team will represent Air Force Reserve Command in the annual Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award competition in September.Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, AFRC vice commander, congratulated the group April 29 on the team winning the command award and qualifying to advance to the Air Force