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  • Game Changer: Aerial porters get to test weight-bearing exoskeleton

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Center for Rapid Innovation, or CRI, recently held an event with Air Force Reserve Command’s 445th Airlift Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to demonstrate the latest Forge System, a pneumatically-powered exoskeleton that augments leg strength to

  • Reserve philanthropist develops e-course to help others fly

    When she was a little girl, Capt. Kristin “Nikki” Bodie, 77th Air Refueling Squadron KC-46 pilot at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, used to lay in the grass with her grandmother on their farm in rural Saluda, South Carolina, and watch the fighter jets from nearby Shaw Air Force Base

  • Wing Helps Homeless Airman Get Back on His Feet

    When Staff Sgt. Nic Johnson had to move into his car after getting let go from his job, he realized he was in a bad spot. He had no house, no family to lean on and no job outside his work as a traditional Reservist firefighter with the 442nd Civil Engineer Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base,

  • Collaborating in the ER: Medics assist, learn in community hospitals

    In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic – when there were no vaccines, a shortage of health care workers and hospitals were beyond capacity — the U.S. health care system needed help. The Department of Defense answered the call, embedding thousands of service members in civilian hospitals

  • Doctor Duo Builds Bridge of Service Around the World

    Ifiok Idem and Emem Idem faced a dilemma.The young doctors were working at a small mission hospital in a remote Nigerian village when a patient arrived in dire need of surgery and a blood transfusion. The problem was there was not enough blood in the blood bank for the procedure.

  • Bronze Star service, a family legacy

    The greatest resource within the Air Force Reserve is its Airmen and we highlight an amazing Reserve Citizen Airman from the 44th Fighter Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., with an amazing story, which spans generations. The 44 FG is a classic associate unit of the 301st Fighter Wing.

  • In-person Yellow Ribbon event characterized by caution, connections

    More than 350 Airmen and their loved ones traveled to the Sunshine State to attend an in-person Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon event July 23-24, 2021. It was the first large-audience, in-person event since pandemic prompted travel restrictions in March 2020.The Yellow Ribbon Program began in 2008

  • Having courage to care for one another is key to readiness

    In preparation to deploy and transition back home, Reserve Citizen Airmen and their loved ones attended a virtual Yellow Ribbon event, April 24-25.The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program promotes the well-being of reservists and their families by connecting them with resources before, during and