• From small town to touring internationally with the F-35

    Growing up in a small town can feel isolating, like there is nothing else out there. This can lead some young men and women to opt to join the armed forces to see the world, be exposed to new opportunities, and to serve their country.
  • AFRC Recruiter builds major relationship with minor league team

    For many, baseball is not just a sport, it’s a season and a lifestyle. America’s pastime. It’s also fair to say that minor league baseball is the most successful minor/development league of any professional sport. With 176 teams across 14 leagues, most of them affiliated with professional teams, any state you go to will most likely have a few
  • Lima Charlie: Yellow Ribbon keeps couples’ communication clear

    Snail mail. Instant messenger. Pay phones. Skype. FaceTime.
  • Recruiting legend retires

    Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service said goodbye to one of its legends. Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Zwelling ended his 34-year Air Force career and 19 years in recruiting Aug. 23, here.
  • Distance no obstacle for Pacific reservists desiring Yellow Ribbon training

    Senior Master Sgt. Steven Martin, 48th Aerial Port Squadron first sergeant from Joint Base Hickam, Hawaii, hit the ground running at his first Yellow Ribbon event. “I thought I was coming here as an observer. I wanted to see if this is something that’s going to help my troops,” said Martin. “Then I got here and they said ‘No, we want you to come up
  • Air Force Reserve family helps Airman go active duty

    With 850 miles in the rearview, a 22 year-old pulled up to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, with a mixture of nerves and excitement as he focused on the road before him. Once greeted by a smiling Airman, he knew this moment marked the start of a journey he had been seeking for the past year.
  • Family Business: 2 Sisters’ Journey to the top of the Air Force ranks

    Two sisters, Chin Cox and Chi Swanson, have made military life their “family business”. The two have committed to careers in the U.S. Air Force, which has seen them rise through the ranks to both becoming chief master sergeants.
  • Four Lenses system helps couples communicate

    Chris Walser is so clean cut that he might be mistaken for a G.I. He isn’t a member of the military, but his wife Jesse is.Capt. Jessica Walser, 932nd Medical Squadron critical care nurse, is preparing for her first deployment and Chris will remain behind with their children, 3 and 1. Not having their mother at home for a significant amount of time
  • Total Force team ensures deployment success

    Units throughout the Air Force banded together in a Total Force effort to complete a Cargo Deployment Function for members of the 927th Air Refueling Wing on a rotational deployment.
  • Reservist on path to commissioning, cockpit

    A Reserve Citizen Airman with the 944th Logistics Readiness Squadron is preparing to take to the skies with his selection to attend Officer Training School and Undergraduate Pilot Training.