• Recruiting legend retires

    Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service said goodbye to one of its legends. Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Zwelling ended his 34-year Air Force career and 19 years in recruiting Aug. 23, here.
  • Distance no obstacle for Pacific reservists desiring Yellow Ribbon training

    Senior Master Sgt. Steven Martin, 48th Aerial Port Squadron first sergeant from Joint Base Hickam, Hawaii, hit the ground running at his first Yellow Ribbon event. “I thought I was coming here as an observer. I wanted to see if this is something that’s going to help my troops,” said Martin. “Then I got here and they said ‘No, we want you to come up
  • Air Force Reserve family helps Airman go active duty

    With 850 miles in the rearview, a 22 year-old pulled up to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, with a mixture of nerves and excitement as he focused on the road before him. Once greeted by a smiling Airman, he knew this moment marked the start of a journey he had been seeking for the past year.
  • 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.