• Air Force colonel leaves lasting impression

    Growing up in New York City, New York, a boy can easily choose a path where his footprints fade, but one chose to leave a lasting impression.
  • Family puts AF core values into action through adoption

    While traveling with a religious organization in East Africa during the summer of 2005, Master Sgt. Frank Williams, longtime member of the 445th Airlift Wing and current 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron member, placed a phone call that would ultimately change the course of his life.
  • 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,