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  • Rucking around with the 934th Security Forces Squadron in yearlong challenge

    Anyone for a yearlong ruck march challenge? At the start of this fiscal year, 934th Airlift Wing Airmen and civilians started rucking on and off base completing monthly challenges. What they are doing is participating in a yearlong ruck beta test for Resolute Defender. Created and sponsored by the 934th Security Force Squadron, the scope of this loaded march challenge is for participants to build and solidify, resiliency, camaraderie, and communication.
  • 403rd ASTS participates in Delta Wellness Mission 2021

    Four Reserve Citizen Airmen from different career fields within the 403rd Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron provided healthcare to three communities in three states as part of Delta Wellness Mission 2021, which ran from July 6 - 20.“Delta Wellness is a total-force mission spanning the ‘delta’ region of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana,” said
  • Senate confirms Kendall to be Air Force Secretary

    Frank Kendall won confirmation from the Senate July 26 to be the 26th Secretary of the Air Force, placing an official with decades-long service in defense issues in the top civilian job at a time when the department is navigating new global challenges and wide-reaching modernization efforts.
  • 24-hour operations for the U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules maintainers

    The Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 aircraft in flight to support the execution of the wing's mission of national, regional and global importance and stabilize the U.S. Central Command's areas of responsibility. The wing is USCENTCOM's theater gateway in delivering dominant combat airpower and unparalleled theater support.
  • 927th ARW Airman named AFRC's Crew Chief of the Year

    Tech. Sgt. Cody Plopper, a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft crew chief with the 927th Maintenance Squadron, was named Air Force Reserve Command's Crew Chief of the Year.
  • Reserve Chaplain supports Surfside condo collapse victims, first responders

    Miami, Fla. first responders faced a nightmare scenario on June 24, 2021 when the Champlain Towers South building collapsed suddenly, trapping many residents and leading to a desperate search for survivors and casualties. Efforts spanned multiple agencies and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency. U.S. Air Force Capt. Eli Estrin, a Rabbi and chaplain assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.’s Readiness Integration Organization Detachment 6 put his own skills as a military chaplain to work aiding rescuers and victims.
  • Department of the Air Force approves special leave accrual for fiscal year 2021

    Air Force and Space Force members performing active service, and Reserve and Guard Airmen on Title 10 or Title 32 orders, can now accrue up to 120 days of annual leave for fiscal year 2021 instead of the typical 60 days of leave.
  • Senate confirms Gina Ortiz Jones to be Air Force Under Secretary

    In explaining the basis for choosing Jones, the White House highlighted that she was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC program while a student at Boston University and “has spent her career working to protect U.S. economic and national security.”
  • Flying Jennies train in Alaska

    The 815th Airlift Squadron put their Reserve Citizen Airmen to the test in Alaska with both the temperatures and the terrain, July 13-16, working with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne, 25th Infantry Division, the 815th AS provided airlift for more than over 1300 paratroopers for three days, as well as airdrops for heavy equipment on the fourth day during a training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
  • Pilots leaving active duty have safe landing place in Reserve, Guard

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – As COVID-19 travel restrictions ease around the world, commercial airlines are looking to hire more pilots. Air Force officials want to remind active-duty pilots leaving the Air Force for the civilian aviation industry that such a move doesn’t have to end their service to their country.Air Force Recruiting
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