• 944th reservist bring fresh insight to England recruiting

    Serving as the lone Air Force Reserve recruiter for all of England, Master Sgt. Michael Melendez,regularly covers eight different bases spread throughout the country. As the Air Force In-Service Recruiter at the 100th Air Mobility Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, he contacts each Air Force member who is due for separation from active duty and
  • Reserve racer takes first, runner up in motorcycle racing

    An Air Force Reserve-sponsored racer assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Group took first place in one racing competition and runner-up in another category at the Professional Motorcycle Riders Association Series Race at Thunder Valley Raceway in Noble, Okla., May 18.Master Sgt. John Fitzpatrick, shop chief, Aircraft Structural Maintenance, 931st
  • Recruiters break 200 mark early, top all 44 Reserve recruiting flights

    Like a NASCAR champ, recruiters for both the 302nd Airlift and 310th Space Wings took the lead Air Force Reserve-wide recently, hitting the 200 recruit mark first on March 27.Local recruiters were the first to gain 200 recruit accessions for Fiscal Year 2013, putting them well on their way of their annual goal of 440. Senior Master Sgt. Gene
  • Future aviators attend JB Charleston Women in Aviation career day

     About 140 eighth and ninth-grade girls from 19 Charleston-area schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 26 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 6th annual Women in Aviation Career Day. The event was kicked off with a skit performed by 315th Airlift Members who told stories of their career paths from high school to their current jobs
  • Development flight gives delayed enlistees headstart

    The sounds of civilians marching in lock step, the sidestepping of recruits in the dining facility and familiar commands being barked at gaggles of stunned humans. It's official: basic military training has moved from San Antonio to the high country of Colorado.Well, sort of. The 302nd Airlift Wing, together with Schriever Air Force Base's 310th
  • Western region recruiter excels in accessions

    Just as a track star battles exhaustion to be the first to the finish line, a 446th Airlift Wing recruiter strived to conquer all obstacles she faced in her career last year. By going above and beyond expectations, she earned one of the top awards in recruiting for Fiscal Year 2012.Master Sgt. Yvette Larson, officer accessions recruiter of the
  • Future doctors visit Luke Reserve wing

    Midwestern University fourth year medical students learned about the benefits and rewards of joining the Air Force during a visit here Jan. 28."These seniors are about to embark on their residencies," said Master Sgt. Michael Langdon, 944th Fighter Wing Medical Recruiter. "It is the perfect time to start the conversation with them about the
  • Future Airmen sample basic training

    The 419th Development and Training Flight helps new Reserve recruits start off on the right foot before they leave for basic military training. Each Unit Training Assembly, Master Sgt. Shane Leavitt, 419th recruiter, instructs about 20 new recruits on subjects like Air Force history, chain of command, military acronyms and what to expect during BMT
  • Recruits join AF Reserve at mixed martial arts event

    A group of men and women from all over Delaware joined the Air Force Reserve during a mass enlistment ceremony Saturday night at Delaware's first professional Mixed Martial Arts event inside the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. Inside a caged ring, friends and family of the recruits along with hundreds of MMA fans witnessed the Dover Air Force Base