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  • 624th Reserve Citizen Airmen administered COVID-19 vaccine first dose

    Medical personnel and first responders assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group received the initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 22 at Hickam Memorial Fitness Center on Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam.
  • Finance coach provides advice on pandemic, deployment

    The ongoing pandemic provides an opportunity for Airmen to resituate their financial lives, create actionable financial goals and offer options to grow wealth, said Kristy Tubbs, a financial coach with Piece of Heart Financial Counseling, during a virtual Yellow Ribbon event Dec. 18-19.Tubbs, a military spouse of 32 years who has experienced
  • Virtual or in-person: Yellow Ribbon events benefit deploying Airmen and their loved ones

    Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the success of the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program could be summarized by one key statistic—more than 95 percent of attendees said Yellow Ribbon events benefited their family.This success was built on in-person events where deployers, their loved ones, leaders and subject-matter experts gathered in a
  • Paying it forward

    Master Sgt. Romeo Farinacci, 944th Airman & Family Readiness Center non-commissioned officer in charge, joined the Air Force in 1998 initially as an electronic warfare apprentice but when an opportunity came up for him to become an airborne system engineer on an RC-135, Rivet Joint, he took it.
  • Fuels management flight keeps 445th C-17s flying

    Fuel keeps the world moving and on the go. With the global mission of the 445th Airlift Wing, it is essential that the wing has the resources needed to keep flying around the world. One critical component that keeps operations running smoothly in the wing is the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Fuels Management Flight. The flight performed their November 2020 unit training assembly during the week, Nov. 5 and 6, 2020.
  • Virtual Yellow Ribbon event strengthens spiritual fitness

    In the comfort of her Houston home, Tech. Sgt. Charita White rocked her newborn as she watched the virtual broadcast of the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon event held Nov. 21-22.The event promotes the well-being of Reserve Citizen Airmen and their loved ones by connecting them with valuable resources such as educational benefits, interpersonal
  • Aviation Resource Management – Keeping flying squadrons on track

    Master Sgt. Adam Raley, a native of Florida, first started his military journey in the U.S. Army as an enlisted artillery soldier in 1994. After 11 years of service he decided that it was time for change. Following a short stint working as a contractor overseas, Raley found his opportunity to continue serving his country.
  • Virtual Yellow Ribbon Event Provides Resources to Help Airmen Before, During, After Deployments

    Eighteen Reserve Citizen Airmen and seven of their spouses with the 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, participated in the first fully virtual Air Force Reserve Command Yellow Ribbon Program event, Oct. 24-25, 2020. This event was held in order to conform to COVID-19 restrictions while also maintaining AFRC's commitment to reform the organization in key areas to compete, deter, and win in all environments while maintaining its cost-effectiveness.
  • AF Reserve in Pacific overcomes COVID-19 challenges to host Yellow Ribbon Program

    The stress associated with deployments can pose one of the biggest challenges Airmen face before going “down range.”The Yellow Ribbon Program is there to help assist reservists in obtaining the necessary tools to alleviate stress before deploying … and during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 624th Regional Support Group recently found a
  • Reservist leads Air Force Women's Initiative team

    Many Reservists have had the experience of working with active duty Airmen during their careers but few lead Air Force-level teams.Maj. Alea Nadeem serves as a team chief for the Air Force Women’s Initiative.“The Air Force Women’s Initiative Team works to remove barriers through policy for Airmen so they can continue to serve successfully and use
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