Category: Top Stories
  • Refueling readiness/partnership support across the Pacific coast

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 940th Air Refueling Wing, 314th Air Refueling Squadron departed at 2 p.m. August 26 to provide aircraft refueling to support a joint mission. A Chinese sailor was seriously injured on the Hong Kong flagship, Ocean Applaud, located just over 1,000 miles west of the California coast.The Coast Guard 11 District in
  • 433rd Airlift Wing remembers BRAVO-12 on 30-year anniversary

    The 433rd Airlift Wing held a remembrance and wreath laying ceremony for the 30th anniversary of the BRAVO-12 aircrew Aug. 28 here.
  • Reservist’s maternity issues sparks reform

    For many pregnant women in the military the struggle to easily access maternity uniforms can be an overwhelming process.
  • 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft, continues to fly Hurricane Marco, Tropical Storm Laura

    The Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing relocated its 20 aircraft today as Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura make their way toward the U.S. Gulf Coast. The wing’s 815th Airlift Squadron, a tactical airlift unit, flew their C-130J Super Hercules to Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, or Hurricane Hunters,
  • Fuel systems specialist multi-unit team replaces aircraft fuel cell

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 302nd Maintenance Squadron fuel cell shop swapped out a fuel cell from a C-130 aircraft assigned here for the first time in 25 years with the help of technicians from two different wings.
  • CMSgt Bass installed as the Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass formally took the reins Aug. 14 as the Air Force’s 19th Chief Master Sergeant, in the process becoming the first woman and the first person of Asian American descent to be elevated to the service’s highest-ranking enlisted officer.
  • Future Air Force leaders continue inclusion, awareness conversation

    Nearly 70 future leaders of the 439th Airlift Wing continued the conversation on inclusion and racial equality in the military during the July unit training assembly.  Lt. Col. Rodney Furr, 439th Airlift Wing chief of Public Affairs, spoke to the Development and Training Flight on the life and times of Marshal W. “Major” Taylor, an African American
  • From refugee to Airman: A journey like no other

    Airman 1st Class Nyarauch Chuol, passenger operations representative with the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron, was a South Sudanese refugee born in an Ethiopian camp. She and her family moved to the U.S in 1999 after getting a family-based visa. Her story is filled with hardships she has overcome and triumphs which she rejoiced in, but she said she wouldn’t change it for the world and that she is “a better person for it.”
  • COVID-19 can't slow these medics down

    “I need a tourniquet.”Four words that grab the attention of any Airman.For medics and nurses of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, it means their timeline to get the patient to a treatment facility just got a whole lot tighter. In this situation, taking time to think through a situation rather than relying on “muscle memory” can mean the
  • Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

    In remarks following the formal “Change of Responsibility” ceremony in which he took over from retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 21st Chief of Staff, Brown acknowledged an array of people who influenced his life. Among them were his wife, Sharene, and his parents, as well as a list of Air Force colleagues, including Goldfein and other “extraordinary leaders.”