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  • Reservist, civilian fire chief responds to COVID-19 crisis

    At the beginning of 2020, it was unclear how devastating the COVID-19 pandemic would become. During these uncertain times, first responders voluntarily work in harm's way in order to help others.
  • Charleston Reservists assist with upcoming SpaceX launch

    Two Reserve Citizen Airman from the 315th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina worked with approximately 50 others to move a satellite that will be launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral.
  • A cut above: 911 AW Airman gives back

    While a haircut is usually not a necessity for civilians, for military members the requirements are a bit different. If an Airman’s hair is too long and does not meet regulation standards, there is a problem that needs to be fixed, and quickly.
  • KC-46 Completes Its First Aeromedical Evacuation Mission

    Airmen from the 931st Air Refueling Squadron and 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron participated in a Total Force mission to test capabilities of the KC-46A Pegasus during its first aeromedical evacuation on July 10, 2020. Over the course of six flights and 17 hours, the mission, which originated at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, transited five patients and two attendees to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia; Patrick AFB, Florida; and Travis AFB, California. The mission was evaluated by the Air Force Testing and Evaluation Center.
  • 446th chapel team launches virtual programs

    Many churches went virtual when the pandemic struck, and the 446th Airlift Wing’s chapel team was no exception.“While I believe there is something special about meeting in-person for encouragement and worship together,” said Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Wilson, wing chaplain of the 446th AW. “We want every Airman to have the option to participate in
  • Squadron maintains combat readiness through resiliency

    For 446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers, readiness means being confident and proficient in their area of responsibility. Typically, the maintainers perform temporary duty travel and enroute flights to receive real world, hands-on training during annual tour, said Maj. Naomi Ballard, a 446th AMXS maintenance operations officer.The
  • Air Force building more inclusive culture through Dress and Appearance updates

    The changes, as outlined in an Air Force Guidance Memorandum dated July 1, 2020, include the removal of subjective language and other rules that may have been creating unintentional or unfair barriers for Air and Space Force uniformed members.
  • Town hall opens dialogue about racial disparity

    Race remains one of the most difficult topics to discuss in the workplace. However, the Air Force has recognized that the need to have candid, respectful dialogue with colleagues on the topic has never been more crucial. At the 926th Wing, leadership hosted a virtual town hall meeting on racial disparity, June 11, 2020 from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Reserve MTI embraces challenges, follows path to dream come true

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Tech. Sgt. Sharon Collado is a Reserve military training instructor supervisor at the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Unlike many people, she knows that she can do anything she wants to do. She's proved it to herself countless times throughout her 18 year Air Force career,
  • Hurricane Hunters: Reserve Citizen Airmen team flies storm missions

    The 403rd Wing’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron based out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, is the only Department of Defense organization that flies weather reconnaissance.This specialized unit of Reserve Citizen Airmen is at a minimum made up of a five-person crew consisting of a pilot, copilot, navigator, aerial reconnaissance
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