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  • McChord reservists earn top score in Rodeo Fit-to-Fight

    Fee, Fi, Fo, Rodeo, who's the fittest of them all? That would be the 446th Airlift Wing Rodeo team that ran their way to the top score in the Fit-to-Fight competition at Air Mobility Command's Rodeo 2009, July 19-24. Five Airmen from the Air Force Reserve Command unit at McChord ran swiftly, bulled their way through push-ups, and crunched those abs
  • Rodeo Ready

    KC-135 Stratotanker air crews from the 931st Air Refueling Wing and the 22nd Air Refueling Wing made final preparations here Friday before leaving for Air Mobility Command Rodeo 2009, a world-wide readiness competition at McChord AFB, Wash.Reservists from the 931st and active-duty Airmen from the 22nd are scheduled to compete as total-force team
  • 30 students attend STARBASE summer camp

    Thirty children received a special treat here in the form of a four-day STARBASE summer camp July 13-16. Founded in 1990, STARBASE is a Department of Defense program that stands for Science and Technology Academics Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Education. It is a science, math and life skills reinforcement program sponsored at Dobbins by the
  • Ceremony honors fallen Puerto Rican service members

    Senior leaders and spectators gathered to honor fallen Puerto Rican military members at the capital's Monument of Remembrance, or El Capitolio's El Monumento de la Recordacion, during a wreath laying ceremony here July 14. The ceremony was part of the 80th League of United Latin American Citizens convention.Hon. Tomas Rivera-Schatz, 14th president
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  • Beale unit officially named 940th Wing

    The Air Force Reserve Command wing here officially changed its name to the 940th Wing July 11. Maj. Gen. Frank Padilla, 10th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony re-designating the 940th Air Refueling Wing as the 940th Wing. He lauded the wing reservists for embracing their new mission and for their commitment to the total force
  • Charleston Reservist gets four with "Get 1 program"

    Many service members often hear of the additional benefits they receive, such as health insurance, job security, educational benefits, and travel around the world. But what about the free camcorders, satellite radios, Ipod Nanos and 5.1 surround sound computer speakers? For one Airman here, these items were not issued at boot camp, but followed not
  • Flying Tigers change stripes by flying A-10 fighter aircraft

    The Air Force's historic Flying Tigers officially came to the Air Force Reserve Command when the 476th Fighter Group stood up here July 11. The activation is historic for another reason. It brings Total Force Integration to Moody AFB with Air Force reservists flying and maintaining A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 23rd Wing. Subordinate units
  • McChord reservist named Air Force Outstanding Airman

    An Air Force reservist here and a native of Eugene, Ore., is one of 12 Air Force Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Staff Sgt. Channel Bolton-Scholl, a crew chief with 446th Maintenance Squadron, was chosen by an Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas. The Air Force announced its selections July 2. Each year
  • Hurricane Hunters prepare for storm season

    Members of the Air Force Reserve Command's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron deployed to their detachment here recently to fly training missions over the Caribbean in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season. Unit Airmen are part of the 403rd Wing located at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and are the only Department of Defense unit flying into
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