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  • Future Air Force leaders continue inclusion, awareness conversation

    Nearly 70 future leaders of the 439th Airlift Wing continued the conversation on inclusion and racial equality in the military during the July unit training assembly.  Lt. Col. Rodney Furr, 439th Airlift Wing chief of Public Affairs, spoke to the Development and Training Flight on the life and times of Marshal W. “Major” Taylor, an African American
  • From refugee to Airman: A journey like no other

    Airman 1st Class Nyarauch Chuol, passenger operations representative with the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron, was a South Sudanese refugee born in an Ethiopian camp. She and her family moved to the U.S in 1999 after getting a family-based visa. Her story is filled with hardships she has overcome and triumphs which she rejoiced in, but she said she wouldn’t change it for the world and that she is “a better person for it.”
  • COVID-19 can't slow these medics down

    “I need a tourniquet.”Four words that grab the attention of any Airman.For medics and nurses of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, it means their timeline to get the patient to a treatment facility just got a whole lot tighter. In this situation, taking time to think through a situation rather than relying on “muscle memory” can mean the
  • Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

    In remarks following the formal “Change of Responsibility” ceremony in which he took over from retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 21st Chief of Staff, Brown acknowledged an array of people who influenced his life. Among them were his wife, Sharene, and his parents, as well as a list of Air Force colleagues, including Goldfein and other “extraordinary leaders.”
  • USAF Reserve advisers to USSF & USSPACECOM leaders visit 310th Space Wing

    Top Air Force Reserve advisors to the U.S. Space Force and U.S. Space Command visited the 310th Space Wing during its Unit Training Assembly and shared information regarding the Space Force and what it means for the wing.
  • The Next Big Thing? Barksdale Training Next edges toward the future

    Maj. Mark Budgeon developed Barksdale Training Next as a comprehensive training system to help individualize instruction for B-52 students while helping instructors improve training through data gathering and analysis.
  • AFRC's chief diversity officer visits HQ ARPC, facilitates difficult discussions

    Officer, enlisted, and civilian leaders assigned to Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, participated in Diversity & Inclusion Awareness training as well as guided discussions about race relations here July 28th.The Air Force Reserve Command’s Diversity and Inclusion officer, G. Lee Floyd, facilitated the
  • Hiring reform changes the flight line game

    Hiring initiatives at the 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron have accelerated readiness, taking full-time manning from 30 percent to almost 100 percent in just over two years.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly first Pacific hurricane of the year

    The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrews flew five weather reconnaissance missions into Hurricane Douglas, the first hurricane in the Pacific, July 24-27, 2020, collecting data to assist Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecasters.The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, assigned to the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi,
  • Airmen participate in virtual, interactive training event

    On July 14-15 and 21-22, 2020, Airmen from the 512 Intelligence Squadron participated in an interactive, live training experience hosted by their Classic Associate Unit (CAU) the 41st Intelligence Squadron.
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