Category: Top Stories
  • 419th medics mobilize to support NYC COVID-19 response effort

    With just one day’s notice, several medics from the 419th Fighter Wing deployed today for the New York City area to help with the COVID-19 response there. The deployment is part of a larger mobilization package of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians that Air Force Reserve units across the nation have provided over the past 48
  • 927th Air Refueling Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen flying despite COVID-19

    While many Americans are encouraged to work from home so they can mitigate the transmission risk of COVID-19, some jobs can’t be done via telework.  Reserve Airmen from the 927th Air Refueling Wing are still flying, still refueling and still maintaining KC-135 aircraft, proving they are ready and staying ready despite the COVID-19 crisis. Reserve
  • Airmen Limit COVID-19 Exposure during Historic Aircraft Delivery

    The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft April 2.  920th Rescue Wing maintenance and aircrew brought the aircraft home to Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, while making history in their efforts.“This is an exciting time for the men and women of the 39th RQS, the 920th RQW, and the Air Force
  • Super Herculean Milestone

    Hercules history was made on April 2, when Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing (RQW), Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, accepted delivery of the U.S. Air Force’s Reserve's first HC-130J Combat King II search-and-rescue aircraft. This HC-130J will be operated by the 920th RQW’s 39th Rescue Squadron (RQS).“This is an exciting time for the men and women
  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest extent possible.
  • Still flying:  Joint Base Charleston implements mobile medical screenings to keep missions flying

    ​As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the U.S., Joint Base Charleston is able to keep their C-17 Globemaster III’s flying by implementing a medical screening process for aircrew members.
  • Telework tools

    During the next few days/months more of our employees will be teleworking. There are a few resources that can be utilized to continue operations from home.Outlook Web Access (OWA) – provides limited access to email from the web (may not be able to access encrypted email). All you need to access OWA is a browser and CAC.AFRC Sharepoint – accessible
  • AFRC Fitness Assessment Guidance due to COVID-19

    Fitness Assessments have been cancelled until Jun 2020. There is an article on myPers for more information.Effective 17 March 2020, all Official Fitness Assessment Testing is cancelled until June 2020. Members who are due for their Official Fitness Assessment in March will test in 6 months, September 2020 Members who are due for their Official
  • AFRC Commander and Command Chief Message about COVID-19

    Air Force Reserve Commander Lt. Gen. Rich Scobee and Command Chief Timothy White Jr. shares a message about COVID-19 to Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • 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.