• Traditional reservist commands 10th Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Allan R. Poulin assumed command of 10th Air Force during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth Jan. 20. Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, officiated the ceremony. General Poulin replaced Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, who became the AFRC
  • Reservists switch to myPay; LES becomes paperless

    Jan. 1 was the deadline for Air Force reservists to start using myPay, the Internet method for managing pay. If they didn’t sign up, they may find it difficult to know how much they are getting paid. The Feb. 1 leave and earning statement is the last paper copy reservists will receive through the mail. The change for Air Force Reserve Command
  • J-Model Hurricane Hunters log 124th mission during Wilma

    The newest addition to the U.S. Air Force mobility fleet, the WC-130J Hercules, proved itself during a busy hurricane season flying its 124th weather reconnaissance mission for the National Weather Service Oct. 21. The hurricane hunters, an Air Reserve unit from the 403rd Wing dislocated by Hurricane Katrina from Keesler Air Force Base, Ms., to
  • AFRC names public affairs achievement award winners

    Military people and civilian employees from six bases won 2004 Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Achievement awards.Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, AFRC vice commander, announced the award winners in a message Feb. 25. Six days later the general presented the awards to the recipients or their representatives at the AFRC PA Deployment for Training
  • Command receives 3 Air Force CE awards

    Air Force Reserve Command picked up three Air Force civil engineering awards here. The Society of American Military Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives and Air Force officials work together to select the annual award winners. The 910th Mission Support
  • Command selects top performance manager

    An officer in the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla., is Air Force Reserve Command’s performance manager for 2004.Headquarters AFRC officials here announced Maj. Donald L. Satterlee’s selection March 7.Major Satterlee’s knowledge and organizational skills led to exceptional performance in 2004, making a positive impact across his wing, 4th
  • Citizen airman, employer award competition begins

    April 1 is the deadline to nominate reservists and their employers for Air Force Reserve Command’s Citizen Airman Award and Employer of the Year Award. The awards recognize both an enlisted person and an officer who deployed in support of current operations in 2004. The employer award honors the person who strongly supported the activation and
  • Reservist competes for national safety award

    A reservist with the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., is vying for a cash award and a free roundtrip to Washington, D.C., this spring. Master Sgt. Kenneth Baldwin and three active-duty Airmen are competing for the 2004 Government Employee Insurance Company Military Service Awards. Winners of the competition receive a plaque, a
  • New combat rescue group stands up in Arizona

    The 943rd Rescue Group here will hold activation and command change ceremonies here March 5.The Air Force officially activated the rescue group Feb. 12 “to allow for better management efficiency of Air Force resources,” said Air Force Reserve Command officials. They said the Air Force will continue to look for better ways to organize units and use
  • AF Reserve Command vice commander retires

    Maj. Gen. John J. Batbie Jr., Air Force Reserve Command vice commander, retired after nearly 39 years of military service in a ceremony today at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Ga. Retired Lt. Gen. James E. Sherrard III, former Air Force Reserve chief and AFRC commander, officiated the ceremony. General Batbie’s retirement will take effect