• Readiness, Resilience, Reform: Reviewing the command's progress on its three strategic priorities showcases innovation

    Not long after Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee became the commander of Air Force Reserve Command and chief of the Air Force Reserve more than two years ago, he announced his three strategic priorities for the command: prioritize strategic depth and accelerate readiness, develop resilient leaders, and reform the organization.“As a command team, improving
  • Lighten your backpack: tips to overcome deployment challenges

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families received deployment advice from Chief Master Sgt. Eric Smith during a virtual Yellow Ribbon event May 15-16.
  • 301 FW base civil engineers build lasting impact every day

    Visitors to U.S. Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, enjoy the various structures, airfields and utilities, but may not give much thought about how they came to be, or what it takes to maintain them. The 301st Fighter Wing Base Civil Engineers are responsible for all Air Force real property maintenance on the base, consisting of about 100 facilities — structure plus a five foot radius. Every day is different for 301 FW BCE as they work in a dynamic joint environment, maintain the wing's current F-16 mission while also preparing for the wing's future F-35A mission.
  • Having courage to care for one another is key to readiness

    In preparation to deploy and transition back home, Reserve Citizen Airmen and their loved ones attended a virtual Yellow Ribbon event, April 24-25.The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program promotes the well-being of reservists and their families by connecting them with resources before, during and after deployments.The event’s participants were
  • Women’s History Month: 302 AW Airman shares personal experience

    March is known to Americans as the month that reminds us to celebrate the strong and independent women who have served throughout our history. The occasion reminded Master Sgt. Carlos Gonzalez of his former 302nd Security Forces Squadron co-worker, Tech. Sgt. Ruby Beilfuss.
  • Leadership Lesson: Rank means nothing if you don’t know what you’re doing

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families attended a virtual Yellow Ribbon event March 21-22 as they prepared for deployments and for the transition back home.In addition to learning valuable information about things like financial benefits and spiritual fitness, this month’s keynote speaker, retired Air Force Col. Marshall Irvin, provided
  • The Future Work Environment: AFRC mapping out a tomorrow highlighted by more alternative workspace arrangements

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, Air Force Reserve Command was dipping its toes into the pool of telework work and other alternative workspace arrangements. The pandemic pushed the command into the deep end, forcing AFRC to immediately shift to a work-from-home business model.
  • ‘Your life is our business,’ AFE provides crucial support

    The 445th Operations Group has many key players in its organization to keep the wing’s mission going. The 445th Operation Support Squadron has a number of those key players, in particular, the aircrew flight equipment (AFE) shop.
  • From dental tech to physician’s assistant, hard work, determination pays off for Reserve Citizen Airman

    A native of the Philippines, 1st Lt. Herodina “Dina” Lu never imagined she would be where she is today. The daughter of a U.S. Navy sailor and a midwife, Lu spent her formative years in California and at age 14, returned to the Philippines for high school. After high school she studied dentistry while her sister focused on traditional medicine.
  • A servant’s heart

    Timothy Falcone, Grand Canyon University clinical lab instructor and health professional, took the plunge and commissioned February 24, 2021, to become a Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. His journey to this new life adventure began late September 1981 in Okinawa, Japan.