• Flight Engineer passes rare milestone

    Working at 20,000 feet in a C-130 Hercules has been one Airman’s passion for more than three decades of his 38-year career. U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Kunkel, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130 flight engineer, reached 10,000 flying hours Oct. 6, 2018 – a mark considered very rare amongst military aviators.
  • Scobee, Kelly outline vision, mission priorities

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Air Force Reserve Command Chief Ericka Kelly unveiled the new mission, vision and priorities for the Air Force Reserve and Reserve Citizen Airmen in a letter dated Nov. 5:
  • Air Force, coalition partners hold first-ever deployed SNCOLC

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and coalition partners from three different countries recently completed the first ever deployed senior non-commissioned officer leadership course.
  • Peterson Reserve unit holds first speed mentoring session

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Maintenance Group picked the brains of various senior leaders during a speed mentoring session here Nov. 4.
  • ARPC hosts Air Reserve Component field training

    About 50 Guard and Reserve members gathered at Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center for an Air Reserve Component field orientation course Nov. 7.
  • Surprise reunion

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee took command of Air Force Reserve Command Sept. 7, but prior to his assumption of command ceremony, a smaller group gathered to witness his promotion ceremony. Little did the other attendees know, but there was an unbelievable reunion happening in the back of the auditorium.
  • Reservists credit teamwork in lifesaving mission

    As if by fate, a weather delay in Germany allowed a group of reservists to embark on a challenging 22-and-a-half-hour mission to help save a fellow service member. On Nov. 3, 2018, a C-17 aircrew from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, who’s mission heading home from Germany was delayed due to severe weather, was asked to take on an emergency mission transporting a burn patient to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Reservists have until Dec. 31 to opt into Blended Retirement System

    Reserve Citizen Airmen eligible to opt in to the Blended Retirement System have unitl Dec. 31 to make the election in myPay.
  • AFRC Recruiter’s training, quick response saves teen’s life

    It was just a typical Monday morning in Lynn Haven, Florida, for Tech Sgt. Michael Nieta. He was up and getting ready to go to the office. The weather was cloudy and he knew some heavy rain was rolling in on this summer day, but it was still a calm daybreak. Neita, an Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service line recruiter assigned to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, could hear a lawnmower outside, but didn’t really think anything of it.
  • AF Reserve announces 2018 Air Force PACE Award nominees

    Air Force Reserve Command has selected its nominees for the 2018 Air Force Public Affairs Awards for Communication Excellence (PACE).