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  • 419th reservists offer help, hope in Haiti

    In the days following the massive earthquake that recently surged through Haiti, U.S. concerned citizens watched news footage of crumbled homes, heartbroken widows and half-buried bodies - all from the safety of their sofas.Other citizens - Citizen Airmen - headed straight to the scene of destruction, eager to offer help and hope. On Friday, 15 Air
  • Coronet Oak responds to Haiti Earthquake

    Editor's note: Master Sgt. Stan Coleman deployed from the 94th Airlift Wing to provide Public Affairs assistance to the 35th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at Muñiz Air National Guard Base San Juan, Puerto Rico*"After Afghanistan, we thought our Coronet Oak assignment would be a two-week vacation," said 1st Lt. Casey Fallon, 35th Expeditionary
  • Colorado-based AF Reservists deploy in support Haiti earthquake relief

    Approximately 50 Air Force Reservists and two C-130 Hercules from Colorado's 302nd Airlift Wing left here, Jan. 22 to fly humanitarian missions in support of Haitian relief efforts. The AF Reservists will support airlift operations including aeromedical evacuation and aerial delivery missions, transporting much needed food and water as well as
  • Getting to work

    Approximately 50 Airmen from the Air Force Reserve's 302nd Airlift Wing deployed to Puerto Rico in support of Air Expeditionary Force Coronet Oak and its involvement with earthquake relief operations in Haiti. The Colorado-based AF Reserve Airmen are expected to be at Muniz Air Base, Puerto RIco, for two weeks.
  • Total force crews support Operation Unified Response in Haiti

    One look into Marven Jeannis' eyes showed just how tired he was. Holding his father's hand, the little boy wearing an orange shirt and a designer cap a few too sizes too big walked up the ramp of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III. His eyes squinted momentarily as they adjusted to the brightly lit fuselage. After finding his seat, Jeannis and the
  • Air Force Reserve Facebook fanpage invites Airmen to engage online

    Airmen now have another conduit to connect within the Air Force Reserve Command. More than 600 facebook users have already become "fans" of AFRC at http://bit.ly/AFRC-Fan .The official fan page site features informal postings from AFRC, video posts and photos. Fans can add comments to the page. Membership isn't limited to drilling Reservists.
  • 940th reservists with Haitian ties volunteer

    As soon as the call came out for volunteers to participate in Haitian earthquake relief efforts, 940th Wing Reservists stepped forward. One of the first to volunteer was Tech. Sgt. Francois Celestin, a Services Flight member whose family lives in the heart of the devastated city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti."It's a very helpless feeling knowing what
  • World's largest airlifter moves mobile air traffic control tower to Haiti

    In a true demonstration of the international support of the relief efforts in Haiti, U.S. Air Force and Federal Aviation Administration officials paired with an airlift contractor Jan. 21 to deliver a mobile air traffic control tower to the Port-au-Prince airport.The mobile tower will stay in place until a permanent facility can be built, according
  • Feeding the masses

    The normally quiet base at Homestead has suddenly become the eye of the storm for the United States military humanitarian relief efforts during Operation Unified Response. The sudden influx of personnel coming on and off base as well as the constant stream of evacuees being in-processed here has led the 482nd Services Squadron to step up their
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