• Dentist finds motivation in outreach programs

    She saw her. The scared little girl was only five or six years old and the girl needed help, having possibly never sought dental care before. The tiny patient was in pain. Her mother tried to calm her, but she did not understand. The young dentist tried to sooth her fears, but did not prevail. Her tiny face is now ingrained in the dentist’s mind
  • Dolphins deploy with Rainier Wing

    The 446th Airlift 'Rainier' Wing transported four dolphins from the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program (NMMP) from San Diego to Key West, Florida.
  • Superintendent encourages Airmen to follow the Yellow Ribbon road

    The superintendent of a Minnesota security forces unit joined his Airmen at an Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event here Jan. 20-22 after attending a previous one that convinced him of its value.
  • Chaplains a popular part of Yellow Ribbon

    An Air Force Reserve chaplain traveled from one corner of the country to another to support a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event for the first time.Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Patrick Travers, a Catholic priest and 25-year Air Force Reserve veteran, Travers performed mass twice the weekend of Jan. 14-15 and led several group discussions. He is an
  • Citizen Airmen making mark on Middle Georgia music scene

    A pair of full-time Air Force reservists assigned to Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, are making their mark on the Middle Georgia music scene.Lt. Col. Christopher Afful, who occupies an active Guard and Reserve position as chief of the Agile Combat Support Branch within the Force Generation Center’s Forces
  • Spouses make “emotional banking” deposits

    Two audience volunteers swatted at balloons representing the responsibilities faced by modern Air Force Reserve families, working together to keep any from hitting the floor of the hotel ballroom as a staff member added more inflatables to the mix.
  • One team, one fight

    Between the two of them, there are more than 50 years of combined Air Force experience. Yet, Senior Master Sgt. John Young, 60th Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight chief, was experiencing something unique at Travis Air Force Base, California, which he hadn’t seen in his career. He is partnered with a Reserve AGE flight chief from the 349th MXS, Senior Master Sgt. Daniel Willson.
  • From Cameroon to Westover: Airman Takes Next Steps Toward Entrepreneurship

    Jean Marc Tchazou left Cameroon in 2007. He said the government of his homeland was oppressive, and he knew that his only chance at success meant moving to the United States.  Now a Senior Airman in the Air Force Reserve, Tchazou’s journey to citizenship was highlighted in a 2013 Patriot Magazine article. He said by acquiring his U.S. citizenship,
  • Wing reps keep Yellow Ribbon in the pink

    Master Sgt. Clay Jennings continually looks for a chance to tell someone at his Air Force Reserve unit in Texas about the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, which presents information aimed at pre- and post-deployers and their loved ones at weekend training sessions around the country.
  • Four strikes and you're out

    Senior Airman Catherine Libbey with the 439th Aeromedical and Dental Squadron and Senior Airman Kody Anischick from the 337th Airlift Squadron were recently one failure away from discharge when they realized their fitness was now or never.Just because it’s an open-book test doesn’t make it easy. For some members, the Air Force physical fitness test