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  • NBA Hornets supportive of Charleston Reservist's deployment

    When Charleston Reservist Staff Sgt. Della Creech was given the opportunity to work as an HR co-op for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets she was thrilled. But midway through her co-op, the then special handling joint inspector with the 81st Aerial Port Squadron, here, was tasked with a Middle East deployment as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Despite her fears, Creech received the full support of her Hornets’ supervisors and coworkers—especially James Jordan, Jr., the team’s executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
  • Air Force Widow vows to bring awareness to invisible wounds

    Air Force veteran Stacey Pavenski, 46, of Palm Bay, Florida, has post traumatic stress disorder, but she didn’t get it from serving in combat. It came from her husband’s combat struggles that drove him to take his own life in their bedroom, Sept. 18, 2017, while she was in the kitchen. He was 45. That fateful day has led her on a journey to bring
  • 1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission

      It was 1993 when the 302nd Airlift Wing received the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System mission from the Air Force Reserve’s 943rd Airlift Group, March Air Force Base, California. The MAFFS mission provided aerial firefighting support to largescale, wildland fires by laying down lines of fire retardant to aid in the suppression of fires –
  • Life outside of the cubicle

    After more than 52 years of federal service, Theota “Belle” Fisher, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service marketing specialist, will be retiring and starting the next chapter of her life.
  • 386th AEW command chief receives a special Father’s Day gift

    When a family member gets tasked with a deployment, one of the most difficult things to do is say goodbye to his or her loved ones.With Father’s Day quickly approaching, this ‘good-bye’ was made just a little more difficult as Chief Master Sgt. Chad Welch, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, embraced his family, passed through security, and
  • Some ARTs eligible for aviation bonus

    The Air Force Reserve Command is expanding the Aviation Bonus Program to qualifying Air Reserve Technician (ART) as part of an effort to increase the rated-aircrew retention.
  • We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest

    Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of
  • Grissom Airman wins Ms. Indianapolis, Ms. Indiana titles

    Stepping outside the box and into the spotlight is allowing one Reserve Citizen Airman to make a difference in the lives of others. By stepping outside of her box, Tech. Sgt. Charlene Howard, 434th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness NCO, recently won the title of Ms. Indianapolis and Ms. Indiana, sweeping the competition.
  • Reimbursement increase for inactive duty training

    Some Reserve Citizen Airmen attending inactive duty training outside normal commuting distances at Air Force Reserve locations will be seeing an increase in the maximum reimbursement for actual travel expenses under a revision to the Joint Travel Regulation. In order for Reservists to be eligible for this entitlement, they must also reside outside
  • Niagra hosts Air Force Reserve Week

    The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosted a mass enlistment ceremony at Terrapin Point, Niagara Falls, New York, June 7, 2018. Several new and current members of the 914th Air Refueling Wing swore an oath of enlistment to the United States Air Force Reserve.Maj. Gen. Derek P. Rydholm, Deputy to the Chief of the Air Force Reserve, Pentagon,
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