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  • Telework options and guidelines for the Air Force Reserve civilians

    As COVID-19 response and mitigation drives work force decisions, Air Force Reserve leadership is getting information out as quickly as possible to its supervisors and employees on civilian telework guidance. Telework is an option commanders may consider when making work force decisions in the current emerging environment. This article serves solely as a resource when considering telework, should the need arise.
  • COVID-19 message from Lt. Gen. Scobee

    Heroes,Our guidance surrounding COVID-19 is consistently evolving, which means providing precise and detailed planning is difficult. Yet we must prioritize communicating across the command and throughout the Air Force. My number one priority is to take care of Airmen and their families while allowing commanders to command. AFRC will provide Wing
  • 2019 Novel Coronavirus Commander’s Intent

    15 March 2020MEMORANDUM FOR ALL AFRC HQ/AF/RE/NAF/WING/CC&CCC/ARPC/RIOFROM: AFRC/CCSUBJECT: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Commander’s IntentThe dynamic nature of COVID-19 evolving guidance makes providing precise and detailed planning difficult. Effective communication is paramount. My number one priority is to take care of Airmen and their families while
  • COVID-19: Important Information for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    In an effort to inform Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families with facts on COVID-19 effects, Air Force Reserve leaders encourage all to visit the Air Force’s COVID-19 web page for the latest on the virus and how it is effecting the service. The site contains the latest DoD and Air Force guidance, news, and links to helpful resources from the Centers for Disease Control, Department of State, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, travel advisories, frequently asked questions and answers, COVID-19 affected activities and gatherings, and health protection measures.
  • Statement by the Department of Defense on Domestic Travel Restrictions

    New travel restrictions for service members, DoD civilians, and their families assigned to DoD installations, facilities and surrounding areas within the United States and its territories.
  • DoD Directs Stop Movement in response to COVID-19

    The Department of Defense issued a stop movement of all personnel to, from or through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designated Level 3 COVID-19 locations effective March 13 and for the next 60 days. Following Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper’s announcement of new travel restrictions, the Air Force began implementing and complying with this guidance.
  • AFRC Command Team Visits Alabama’s Only Reserve Wing

    Lieutenant Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC command chief master sergeant, spent the March unit training assembly getting to know Reserve Citizen Airmen from Alabama’s only Reserve wing.
  • Two teams tie to win Spark Tank 2020

    For the first time, two teams tied to as winners of the Spark Tank 2020 competition at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Feb. 28.
  • AFRC announces top three safety emphasis items for 2020

    The Air Force Reserve Command Safety Office here has identified its top three safety emphasis items for 2020. While safety officials encourage all members of the Air Force Reserve team to always emphasize safety, they are focusing on off-duty private motor vehicle accidents, the use of personal protective equipment and ladder safety in
  • Contingency response experts practice teamwork at Patriot Sands

    About 500 Airmen, Soldiers, Coast Guardsmen, FBI personnel, and Florida International University’s Florida Advanced Surgical Transport team volunteers trained together on contingency response over five days in Exercise Patriot Sands Feb. 20-23, 2020, here. Contingency response personnel around the globe teamed up on the east Florida coast to refine their emergency response capabilities during the exercise, training on a host of different aircraft platforms including the C-17 Globemaster III, C-5M Super Galaxy, KC-135 Stratotanker, C-130 Hercules, Army HH-60 Pave Hawk, and Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin.
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