• 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.
  • Guam Reserve Citizen Airmen support Cope North exercise

    Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 44th Aerial Port Squadron here participated in Cope North 2021, a multilateral U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise conducted on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 3-19.
  • Building upon personal strengths help Airmen, families overcome stress

    Fortunately, the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program exists to help alleviate this stress. The program consists of a series of events designed to provide members and families with essential resources prior to deployment, stability and support while deployed, and successful re-integration techniques after the deployment cycle ends.
  • Where the rubber meets the road: building your resiliency profile

    During the Jan. 23-24 virtual Yellow Ribbon event, keynote speaker Capt. D’Anthony Harris delivered a speech on resiliency and how to build a four-part resiliency profile in order to equip Airmen and their families for life’s challenges.According to Harris, who coordinates psychological health initiatives for the Air Force Reserve Command’s Yellow