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  • 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
  • Yellow Ribbon reveres military children

    April is the month of the military child, as the Department of Defense shines a spotlight on the children of members of the armed forces.“None of these children volunteered for the military life,” said Senior Master Sgt. Jackie Zawada, project manager for the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program. “None of them signed a contract
  • Arizona sisters deploy downrange

    Mora and Delgado are step-sisters deployed from the 944th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and have consistently been linked together throughout their lives and currently find themselves together again, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • Recruiting service adds enlistment development opportunity for Airmen

    Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service is looking for a few good men or women to fill its ranks. A recent initiative developed by the recruiting service in conjunction with Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelley, AFRC command chief, and the Air Force Reserve Senior Enlisted Council will give deserving Citizen Airmen an opportunity to serve a three-year recruiting tour at their home unit.
  • Prior-Service Push: Recruiters focusing on attracting those coming off active duty

    Amidst the ever changing landscape of recruiting, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service has reached its goal for 17 consecutive years. But as the climate in recruiting for the United States military is in constant flux, the service remains flexible and ready to adapt to these changes.
  • 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.
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