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  • Reserve commander gives keynote address at A/TA conference

    Maj. Gen. John Flournoy Jr., Air Force Reserve Command deputy commander, was one of the keynote speakers at the Airlift/Tanker Association’s annual conference in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 25.Flournoy was introduced by Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of the Air Mobility Command and previous AFRC commander. He spoke about the Air Force Reserve’s
  • Computer Language Self-Assessment gives Reserve Citizen Airmen unique opportunities

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with computer language knowledge now have the opportunity to put their coding skills to use for the Air Force.By completing the Computer Language Self-Assessment (CLSA) on myPers, qualified Airmen may be selected for temporary duty assignments across the Air Force.“Reservists bring the warrior ethos that we need to ensure
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Female 89th AS pilots support Canadian aviation event

    Two female pilots from the 89th Airlift Squadron were part of the aircrew to participate in the Eighth Annual The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! event held at the Abbotsford International Airport, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada Oct. 5-6, 2019.
  • Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary

    The 85 to 7 vote makes Barbara Barrett the third consecutive woman confirmed to lead the Air Force and its 685,000 total force Airmen. Barrett replaces Heather Wilson who resigned in May. Undersecretary Matthew Donovan served as acting secretary in the interim.
  • 413th FTG leaders discuss strategy, process improvement during conference

    Members of 413th Flight Test Group came together for a commanders and senior leaders conference Oct. 7-10 at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.Following the results of last year’s strategic alignment event, the four-day conference provided a forum for the group’s leaders from Robins and six geographically separated units to interact and discuss plans
  • Share your truth: Be present (Part 2)

    “I was in an undercover [police] survival class and they said if you can recognize or comprehend that you have been shot, then you can live. At that point you can address the injury and call for help. In life, a lot of times, it’s the same way. We don’t recognize or comprehend that we have been shot (injured) and we suffer or die, because we never called for help or treated the wound. Recognizing you are shot in life is key to living.”
  • Air Force Recruiting Total Force Enterprise makes FY19 goal

    Air Force Recruiting Service had a successful performance in fiscal year 2019 as each of its components made goal for the yearThe Regular Air Force accessed 32,421 enlisted Airmen, 1,442 line officers, 763 health professionals and 34 chaplains. The Air Force Reserve assessed 7,323 enlisted airmen, 982 line officers, 361 health professionals and 50
  • Reservist beats feet at Air Force Marathon

    As the morning temperature began to rise, both physical and mental conditions started to deteriorate for 1,331 participants from around the globe who had prepared their bodies and minds for the twenty-six plus miles ahead for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2019.The start of the race was running an hour behind schedule. Capt. Sarah Smith, a Medical Service Corps and executive officer from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, was not going to let this small deviation deter her from the two things she’s passionate about - running and serving in the Air Force Reserve.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen aide in Arctic Anvil 2019

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 815th Airlift Squadron, aka ‘Flying Jennies,’ with the 327th AS, provided airlift and airdrop support for the U.S. Army’s Joint Forces Exercise Arctic Anvil, Oct. 1 to 6, 2019.Arctic Anvil is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force culminating training exercise that is being held at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training
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