HomeNews

FILTER:
Top Stories
Clear
  • 22nd AF commander, reflects on 9/11 experience

    United Airlines Captain Craig La Fave flew from Washington D.C., to Paris on Sept. 10, 2001. The then-Air Force Reserve major expected to make the return trip the next day on Sept. 11, when instead terrorist attacks unfolded that changed his country, industry and career forever.
  • AF Reserve to convene officer continuation board

    Air Force Reserve Command will convene an officer continuation board Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019, in conjunction with the CY19 Majors selection board, to offer Reserve Citizen Airmen in critical career fields who are nearing separation the opportunity to continue serving.
  • Passing of torch: Ex-commando inspires youth for special operations

    While most people spend their off time catching up on their favorite shows, playing video games, or browsing social media, one Reserve Citizen Airman and clinical nurse with the 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, spends his evenings training the future men and women of special operations.Lt. Col. (Dr.) Arnold T. Stocker, a Certified Registered
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricanes Florence, Olivia

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is flying missions into Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic Ocean and Hurricane Olivia over the Pacific Ocean this week. The 53rd WRS is the only Defense Department unit that flies reconnaissance missions into severe tropical weather during the hurricane season, June 1 through Nov. 30,
  • Gen. Miller takes command of AMC

    Air Mobility Command welcomed a new commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Sept. 7.Air Force Gen. Maryanne Miller took command of AMC from Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, who retires after more than 35 years of service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, officiated the change of command ceremony.Miller is the thirteenth
  • Combat photojournalist translates skills to help keep city safe

    Frank Govea is a Los Angeles Police Department Crime Scene Photographer III. As part of the LAPD Technical Investigation Photo Unit, he’s crisscrossed the 503 square miles of the city of Los Angeles multiple times documenting evidence. When at Joint Base Charleston, this crime scene photographer is Reserve Citizen Airman, Master Sgt. Frank Govea, combat photojournalist assigned to the 4th Combat Camera Squadron.
  • Meet Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot

    Before she climbed into the world’s most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 pilot, Col. Gina “Torch” Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.“My family can tell you I’ve wanted to be a fighter pilot forever,” said Sabric, the first female commander of the 419th Fighter
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen participate in Angel de los Andes Colombian-led exercise

    Two U.S. Air Force aircraft and more than 90 U.S. Airmen are participating in “Angel de los Andes,” a Colombian led international search and rescue training exercise Sept. 3-14. One C-17 Globemaster III from the 14th Airlift Squadron at Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina and one C-130 Hercules from the 133rd Airlift Squadron with the Minnesota Air National Guard are among the eight U.S. Air Force Active, Guard and Reserve components participating. The first week of the exercise is focused on responding to with natural disaster scenarios that include earthquake response, a forest fire and open water rescue, as well as, responding to an aircraft crash. The second week will focus closely on close air support and combat search and rescue techniques.
  • Scobee continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. yesterday.
RSS