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  • Wright-Patt reservists return from Iraq

    A dozen reservists from Wright-Patt's 445th Security Forces Squadron arrived at Dayton International Airport, Ohio, Aug. 6 after spending six months at Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq. While overseas, the Airmen belonged to the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. "Kirkuk is where the Air Force Reserve has been providing the majority of the
  • Aeromedical crews train on different aircraft in Minneapolis

    The quarterly dissimilar aircraft readiness training exercise for Air Force Reserve Command aeromedical evacuation squadrons wrapped up here Aug. 9. The 934th Airlift Wing hosted the event at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station. About 120 people and four aircraft from 11 bases throughout the command joined reservists of
  • Keesler security forces return from Iraq

     - The summer sun was high in the sky as a WC-130J streaked over the heads of about 75 anxious people. The "Hurricane Hunter" plane landed here just after noon Aug. 6, returning the first wave of 403rd Security Forces Squadron members to their friends and family after their deployment to Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq. As the plane touched down on
  • Conversion to paperless records continues

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center here reached an important milestone Aug. 4. It was the last day a paper copy of a unit personnel record from an Air Force Reserve unit was electronically scanned . During the year-long conversion project, employees at the center scanned a total of 54,649 records. The conversion means traditional reservists and
  • Hawaii civil engineers deploy to Afghanistan

    Fifty-four Airmen from the 624th Civil Engineer Squadron here were mobilized in July for six months to support the U.S. Army at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The Air Force reservists left Honolulu International Airport July 31 to begin their deployment. Theirs was a partial mobilization because only about half of the squadron was activated. The
  • Air Force Reserve command chief visits Dobbins

    In late July, the command chief master sergeant of Air Force Reserve Command left his office at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., and traveled up the road to meet with Air Force reservists here. Chief Master Sgt. Dwight D. Badgett represents the highest level of enlisted leadership in the command. Part of his job involves advising the commander on
  • Dover security forces reservists return from Iraq

    Thirteen Airmen from the 512th Security Forces Squadron here returned from a six-month deployment to Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq, at the end of July. The reservists, assigned to the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, provided base defense operations such as perimeter security, entry control and base patrol. The city of Kirkuk is about
  • Campers learn about military life at Wright-Patterson

    Campers taking part in the National Military Family Association's Operation Purple Camp at 4-H Camp Graham, Clarkesville, Ohio, came here July 13-14 and July 20-21 to get hands-on experience of what the 445th Airlift Wing has to offer and to meet other military kids. Operation Purple Camp is a free, one-week overnight camp for military children
  • Construction starts for new personnel center building

    History was made as officials broke ground on the Air Reserve Personnel Center's new headquarters building July 23 at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr., commander of Air Force Reserve Command, spoke to an audience of more than 200 ARPC employees and Air Force and community leaders during the groundbreaking ceremony. "We