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  • VCSAF’s challenge invites Reserve Citizen Airmen to submit ideas

    What’s your idea to save Airmen time?Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson initiated a challenge to Airmen, including Reservists, to come up with and submit their ideas on how Airmen can improve processes, save time and complete the Air Force mission more effectively.Wilson’s challenge is part of the Air Force’s Airmen Powered by
  • Reserve Wing refuels Blue Angels using a KC-46

    A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Wing refuels a U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet. This marks the first time the 931st ARW has refueled the Blue Angels using a KC-46. The KC-46 represents the beginning of a new era in air-to-air refueling capability to support the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The modernized
  • Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey helps civilians voice their opinions

    The FEVS is a government-wide, Office of Personnel Management administered annual survey that Air Force civilian employees have been participating in since 2006. The approximately 100-question survey takes 20-to-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. The survey includes questions about employees’ work-life, job and organizational satisfaction, commitment, engagement, performance management and communication. It measures employee perceptions of whether their organization is successful.
  • Team Charleston flies in Salute from the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from Team Charleston at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, starting around Cherry Grove and ending off the coast of Beaufort, July 4, 2020, as part of the 11th annual Salute from the Shore. The flight was dedicated to 1st Lt. David Schmitz, a pilot with the 77th Fighter Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base, who recently lost his life when his F-16CM crashed during a training mission June 30.
  • Marines bring in Air Force reservist for space expertise

    After spending more than a year learning about the space domain from the 16th Expeditionary Space Control Flight out of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit reached out to the 380th Space Control Squadron, the Reserve associate unit to the 16th SPCS, seeking an experienced officer to serve as a liaison during a deployment in the Indo-Pacific Region.
  • 433rd CES firefighters deploy; unit, families say farewell

    Early-morning June 28, twelve firefighters from the 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron and their families gathered in the darkness here to say their goodbyes before the Reserve Citizen Airmen begin their deployment journey. The firefighters are headed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia for a 6-month assignment. They will be performing fire protection duties for personnel, aircraft, cargo, and other installation assets.
  • EOD sharpens skills, maintains proficiency during COVID

    The 315th Civil Engineer Flight’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here held a live-explosives demolition training June 27, 2020, at the EOD range near the Naval Weapons Station Charleston.To maintain mission readiness and the ability to answer the call when needed, the 315 CEF Reservists battle through a pandemic that has limited operations to
  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits AFRC

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited AFRC Headquarters to recognize two Airmen for their efforts during COVID-19 during his visit to Robins Air Force Base, Gerogia on June 24.Goldfein recognized  Master Sgt. Robert Crowe and Lt. Col. Jessica Dees. Crowe, a branch superintendent for A6 in AFRC was given a coin for his
  • Reserve Citizen Airman makes life-saving decision

    A simple decision not to let down a few friends helped Master Sgt. Carlos Jackson save a child's life.
  • Battling COVID; a cyber Airman’s story

    Tech. Sgt. Brandon Ibanez, a cyber intelligence analyst with the 854th Combat Operations Squadron here, doesn’t wear a helmet to work, nor does he wear a sword or shield. Ibanez’s role in his unit requires him to analyze intelligence and triangulate technical, geographical and operational information to provide situational awareness for leadership. This information enables his leaders to determine the best course of action in any given scenario.
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