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  • Deployed rescue group Airmen provide confidence, combat rescue capability to ground forces

    The 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron compliments the traditional personnel recovery mission with medical evacuation operations in Afghanistan's Regional Command Southwest. The squadron's aircrew, support personnel and maintenance Airmen, Reservists deployed from the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., a geographically
  • Rescue group first sergeant takes a stand against youth homelessness

    The temperate winter conditions in southern Arizona draws in visitors from all over the U.S. who want a brief escape from severe winter weather; unfortunately, most homeless teens make the migration here to escape the cold during the winter months.To help combat the struggles of youth homelessness in Tucson, Master Sgt. Ruby Zarzyczny, first
  • Former 512th member offers glimpse into 1950's Reserve life

    (Editor's note: The 512th Airlift Wing Public Affairs Office frequently receives requests for unit patches. One of those requests was from someone who said he was a proud Air Force veteran who served in the 512th AW decades ago. This is his story.)THE EARLY YEARSThe 512th Airlift Wing was flying C-46 transport aircraft when a 17-year-old from
  • Comic book creator reflects on Air Force Reserve experience

    When writers introduce a character to the comic super hero canon, they usually begin with a common theme. The protagonist possesses some raw talent and power but lacks the competence and confidence to effectively transmit those skills into any great accomplishment. In fact, the greatest enemy of the new character is often a lack of
  • The nuts and bolts of combat search and rescue

    In NASCAR, the drivers who win races get all the glory, while the team behind them fine tuning their cars for optimal performance, sometimes go unnoticed. It's no different in the 920th Rescue Wing. Behind the pilots is a team that works to ensure its combat search and rescue (CSAR) aircraft perform optimally in a race against the clock to save
  • Reserve couple retire in dual ceremony

    When an Air Force Reserve couple who have the same job, the same rank, and same career field decide to retire at the same time, one could say it's a 'match made in heaven.'Family members, friends and colleagues came to commemorate the retirement of Master Sgt. Robert Anderson, 445th Maintenance Operations Flight, and Master Sgt. Mary Anderson,
  • Math teacher calculates success on C-17 planes

    Some career advisers might tell a person who specializes in mathematics to consider a military career in computer science, operations research, finance or cryptography.Airman 1st Class Joel Adriance is a high school math teacher in Coupeville, Wash. He decided to use his skills in a different area when he joined the 446th Aircraft Maintenance
  • Army dragged him in, 39 years later, AF Reserve had to drag him out

    He was underneath the flatbed trailer of his racecar making adjustments when an olive-drab green vehicle pulled up. He found the solid, black wall tires of the vehicle to be strange, but was impressed with the shiny black boots - those of a solider-- of the man who stepped out. The soldier then kicked his leg that stuck out from underneath the
  • Future chaplains get pararescue fit to fight

    Being an Airmen in a combat-search-and-rescue wing, there's a high demand for physical, mental, moral and spiritual readiness at a moment's notice.The job demands persistent visits to the gym, while the mental, moral and spiritual aspect may be harder to come by. To meet this need, Air Force Reserve Command spiritual leaders, known as chaplains,
  • Couple answers call for help in Afghanistan

    For a former commander of the Air Force Reserve Command and his wife, a single deployment to Afghanistan was a life-changing event. In December 2007, Lt. Gen. John Bradley was about to go on his fourth deployment to Afghanistan. He said he heard about a volunteer effort at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, that involved providing humanitarian aid to
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