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  • 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.
  • Rainier Medic provides peak medical training

    Rainier Medic is a joint training event that allows reserve units from all over the U.S. to use real world assets to improve and refine medical skills.
  • A brotherhood of chaplains

    A trio of Reserve Citizen Airmen have taken the concept of a military brotherhood to a literal level. Their wives are sisters, making them brothers-in-law as well as brothers-in-arms.
  • Dual-military couple faces challenges head on

    After meeting each other in 2009 in a deployed location and eventually marrying two years ago, two Air Force reservists credit the success of their relationship to having positive attitudes and continual communications.
  • ART recruiting making a difference

    In a move to help bolster the ongoing maintenance shortage, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service and the Directorate of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, known as A4, began a new Air Reserve Technician recruiting program in October 2017. Twelve ART recruiters were assigned to different bases based on the volume of maintenance ART
  • Youth aviation event sparks new energy

    A pilot with the 313th Airlift Squadron, experienced “both sides of his professional careers melting together” when he landed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for the 10th annual Alaska Airlines Aviation Day on May 5, 2018.
  • “… Nothing worth having comes easily…”

    After serving more than eight years as an enlisted member of the Air Force Reserve, Vesper M. Yasaharda took off her technical sergeant stripes to begin her journey as an officer. She graduated Air Force Officer Training School March 16, 2018, and pinned on the rank of second lieutenant.“I had always toyed with commissioning from the time I joined
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