Category: Top Stories
  • 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
  • Reserve teams win 15 awards at Air Mobility Rodeo 2009

    Air Force Reserve units and blended units (reserve-regular Air Force) teams combined to win 15 events at Air Mobility Rodeo 2009,  the U.S. Air Force's premier mobility competition. . The 446th Airlift Wing and 916th Air Refueling Wing won two of the main awards at the week-long, international competition. The 446th AW won Best Security Forces
  • Blended team brings Rodeo gold to Goldsboro

    The blended 916th Air Refueling Wing Rodeo team won four awards at Air Mobility Command competition last week. The team, composed of regular and Air Force reserve members won top honors as the Best KC-135 Team at the international competition. Other awards included: Best KC-135 Air Crew, Best KC-135 Cargo Load and Best KC-135 Postflight.
  • 446th Airlift Wing garners awards at Air Mobility Command's Rodeo

    The 446th Airlift Wing Rodeo team has garnered two awards so far as Air Mobility Command's Rodeo is wraps up today with award presentations and closing ceremonies at McChord Air Force Base, Wash.The 446th AW Rodeo team has taken the trophy in the Fit to Fight competition and the Rodeo Security Forces team has snagged the Best Combat Tactics
  • Rodeo reservist

    Senior Airman Nathan Shelley low crawls through an obstacle during a combat endurance competition on July 23 at Rodeo 2009. Airman Shelley is a reservist assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Group at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. His security forces teammates at Rodeo are active-duty Airmen assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, the 931st's host
  • 482nd FW Operations Group commander teams with brother to run Red Flag

    For the first time in Red Flag history, two brothers are running the show. America knows many family duos: Presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush, father and son; Eli and Peyton Manning, sibling quarterbacks in the NFL; Venus and Serena Williams, sisters and international tennis stars. How do two members of the same family achieve such
  • Team McConnell building on early success at Rodeo 2009

    Team McConnell members wasted no time making their presence known at Air Mobility Command's Rodeo 2009.The team found itself just one point shy of the top score following a preflight inspection of its KC-135 Stratotanker Sunday morning, less than 24 hours after arriving at McChord AFB, Wash., for the biennial competition.The team's KC-135
  • Reserve refueling crew honors fallen at Arlington

    A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 916th Air Refueling Wing had a mission this week usually reserved for fighters.On July 22, a combined Reserve and regular Air Force crew had the privilege of doing a fly-over at Arlington National Cemetery to honor service members killed in action during Vietnam. The fallen had been listed as missing in action until
  • PaveHawk pulpit

    Thirty Air Force Reserve chaplains gather around an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter as 920th Rescue Wing pilot Capt. Paul Carpenter gives them scenarios of his recent deployment to Afghanistan and discusses chopper capabilities. The chaplains toured various Air Force bases in July to learn more about Air Force missions. The 920th RQW Chaplain, Capt.
  • Wright-Patt reservists 'WOW'ed by conference

    Reservists from the 445th Airlift Wing participated in the National Aviation Hall of Fame's Third Annual Wings of Women Conference July 17. Forty-six young women in grades 9-12 attended the daylong interactive education program, with activities taking place at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, NAHF, the Hope Hotel and the 445 AW.