Category: Recruiting
  • Reserve program preps recruits to 'Grab Some Air'

    The 919th Special Operations Wing's newest Airmen can be seen each unit training assembly practicing facing movements and marching in formation as part of a six-month-old program that prepares delayed enlistment Airmen for basic military training and life in the Air Force.So far, more than 30 Airmen awaiting BMT are enrolled or have transitioned
  • McConnell Airman represents AF Reserve at 172 miles per hour

    Calling an Airman "high speed" is a figure of speech that goes hand-in-hand with phrases like "sharp troop," "go-getter," and "on-the-ball," but when someone says Tech Sgt. John Fitzpatrick is "high speed," the compliment is literal.Fitzpatrick, an aircraft structural craftsman with the 931st Maintenance Squadron, is one of three Air Force
  • Recruiters make goal

    Air Force Reserve Command recruiters reached their annual recruiting goal Sept. 22, when they recorded their 10,150th enlistment.The 400 men and women who recruit worldwide for the command had until the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30 to reach the annual goal."This achievement is a testament to your enthusiasm and your commitment to excellence,"
  • Rookie Air Force Reserve recruiter crushes expectations

    Some experts will warn you to pace yourself when starting a new job because immediate burn-out may occur.Apparently, Master Sgt. Christopher Brown, a first-year recruiter with the Air Force Reserve, Western Reserve Squadron, Tacoma, Wash. office didn't get the memo.Since Brown started recruiting in October 2010, two of his goals were to be rookie
  • McConnell tanker unit seeks 'muscle plane' pilots

    The 931st Air Refueling Group is looking for experienced military pilots and college graduates with pilot training to drive the backbone of the Air Force Reserve air refueling fleet.The group is seeking pilots to fly the KC-135 Stratotanker, which performs a variety of missions central to the Air Force's goal of attaining air superiority including
  • Rescue Wing Airman earns U.S. Citizenship

    As a little child she visualized the United States as a large perfect suburban neighborhood with plenty of green grass and trees, until 1999 when she finally arrived to Arizona where she was surprised to see that it was a hot, dry, desert. The barren land did not stop Airman 1st Class Perla Tapia Valenzuela, personnel specialist with the 920th
  • Hill pilot featured in AF Reserve ad

    The 419th Fighter Wing hosted Blaine Warren Advertising as they filmed an Air Force Reserve public service announcement here May 25. The commercial, due to air nationally in the fall, features 419th pilot Maj. Bart Wilbanks as he reunites with his family, played by local actors. Stay connected - Join the 419th on Facebook and YouTube