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  • Makos return to Red Flag after a 16 year absence

    For the first time in 16 years, members of the 93rd Fighter Squadron "Makos" and the 482nd Maintenance Squadron deployed to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in the advanced aerial combat training exercise, Red Flag. "Participating in Red Flag is a huge milestone for the Air Force Reserve Command," said Lt. Col. David W. Smith, 93rd FS
  • Air Force 'angels' rescue injured Haitians

    "Don't leave me," said a young Haitian girl, her arms and head bandaged after being badly burned. She reached out to a nearby nurse, "Am I going to die?""No, not today. Don't you worry," the nurse said. The girl settled back onto her litter.Farther down the row of litters a Haitian man was chanting, his breath fogging the oxygen mask over his mouth
  • Social Media Tips for Air Force Reservists

    Thousands of Air Force Reservists are among the 350 million Facebook users. The popular social media site facilitates virtual networking and communication among like-minded individuals who "friend" each other, giving Airmen multiple platforms to engage in conversations about their professional and personal interests."Compared to their active duty
  • PHOTO ESSAY: The faces of hope

    Fifteen members of the 419th Fighter Wing's 67th Aerial Port Squadron recently deployed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in support of the ongoing earthquake relief effort dubbed Operation Unified Response. The reserve Airmen, all volunteers, will be deployed at least 45 days and will help restore airfield operations to accommodate increased
  • Total force team launches first Puerto Rico-based Haiti relief mission

    After deploying to this Puerto Rican airbase two days earlier, a combined Air Force Reserve and Active Duty crew took off in their C-130 Hercules under the cover of darkness and rain Jan. 25 in support of Haiti earthquake relief operations.The crew will fly to Florida where they are expected to take on humanitarian supplies bound for Haiti. After
  • Wright-Patterson reservists return from deployment in Iraq

    After travelling for more than 52 hours, 13 members of the 445th Airlift Wing Security Forces Squadron arrived at the Dayton International Airport. The Airmen returned Jan. 17, after serving a 197-day deployment in Kirkuk, Iraq.Family, friends and co-workers applauded and cheered as the Airmen made their way through the airport escorted by members
  • 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.
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