• Couple learning how to reconnect after a deployment

    Staff Sgt. Eric Gapp and his wife, Laura, have known each other for eight years and been married for about 18 months, but they are getting to know each other all over again following his recent deployment for the Air Force Reserve.
  • Event helps reservist prepare for first deployment

    Surrounded by palm trees, sunshine, fountains and swimming pools, Senior Airman Brittney Jenkins took part in an Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event here March 16-18, attending various breakout sessions to help her prepare for an upcoming deployment, her first.
  • Mindset change key to Reservist’s fitness reversal

    For one reservist while deployed, losing about 30 percent of her body weight and gaining lean muscle mass wasn’t just a physical transformation. It was also a mental one.
  • Busy lifestyle, faith keeps family together through deployments

    Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Derrick Williams believes keeping busy helps his family even when he’s not around due to his military service.
  • Leap of Faith: Stepping Outside of Comfort Zone Leads to Opportunities

    The 2018 Enlisted Developmental Education Board will convene in May at the Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. As part of the EDEB, Air Force Reserve Command will offer senior NCOs the opportunity to apply for the Air Force Enlisted Legislative Fellowship.
  • IMA is a smile saver

    As an individual mobilization augmentee, Lt. Col. (Dr.) Curt Hayes has the opportunity to not only serve his community but also his fellow Airmen, often when they need a lot of dental help.
  • McChord Total Force wings support science missions

    In conjunction with the 446th Airlift Wing, the 62nd Operations Group kicked off the 2017-2018 season of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), a mission offering unparalleled Department of Defense support to the National Science Foundation (NSF)-managed U.S. Antarctic Program, with operations that began in late September.
  • Volunteers say ‘YES’ to helping youth of deployed Service members

    The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program helps service members and their loved ones build a roadmap to success by preparing them for pre- and post-deployment challenges, but what is often overlooked are behind-the-scene service providers who help navigate that plan. One provider, Project Youth Extension Service, is a Department of
  • Three-person team helps bring aircraft back to life

    Housing thousands of retired military aircraft, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is best known for having the largest aircraft boneyard in the world, but a small team of Reserve Citizen Airmen there are responsible for reviving some of the base’s “dead” aircraft.Lt. Col. Martin Meyer, Master Sgt. Jesus Castillo and Master Sgt. Supapon Martinez make up
  • Heroic cop joins Rainier Wing

    Before he signed up to become a member of the 446th Security Forces Squadron in April, Staff Sgt. Daniel Aguirre, 446th SFS fire team leader, was serving as an officer in the Seattle Police Department where he still serves today. During the course of his duty as a police officer earlier this year in January, Aguirre and his partner became involved in the pursuit of an armed robber that would ultimately result in their award of the highest distinction the SPD has to offer: the Medal of Honor.