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  • 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 following a congressional mandate for the Department of Defense to assist reservists and National Guard members in maintaining resiliency as they transition between their military and civilian roles.
  • Lighten your backpack: tips to overcome deployment challenges

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families received deployment advice from Chief Master Sgt. Eric Smith during a virtual Yellow Ribbon event May 15-16.
  • 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 after deployments.The event’s participants were
  • Leadership Lesson: Rank means nothing if you don’t know what you’re doing

    Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families attended a virtual Yellow Ribbon event March 21-22 as they prepared for deployments and for the transition back home.In addition to learning valuable information about things like financial benefits and spiritual fitness, this month’s keynote speaker, retired Air Force Col. Marshall Irvin, provided
  • The Future Work Environment: AFRC mapping out a tomorrow highlighted by more alternative workspace arrangements

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, Air Force Reserve Command was dipping its toes into the pool of telework work and other alternative workspace arrangements. The pandemic pushed the command into the deep end, forcing AFRC to immediately shift to a work-from-home business model.
  • Building upon personal strengths help Airmen, families overcome stress

    Fortunately, the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program exists to help alleviate this stress. The program consists of a series of events designed to provide members and families with essential resources prior to deployment, stability and support while deployed, and successful re-integration techniques after the deployment cycle ends.
  • Where the rubber meets the road: building your resiliency profile

    During the Jan. 23-24 virtual Yellow Ribbon event, keynote speaker Capt. D’Anthony Harris delivered a speech on resiliency and how to build a four-part resiliency profile in order to equip Airmen and their families for life’s challenges.According to Harris, who coordinates psychological health initiatives for the Air Force Reserve Command’s Yellow
  • Finance coach provides advice on pandemic, deployment

    The ongoing pandemic provides an opportunity for Airmen to resituate their financial lives, create actionable financial goals and offer options to grow wealth, said Kristy Tubbs, a financial coach with Piece of Heart Financial Counseling, during a virtual Yellow Ribbon event Dec. 18-19.Tubbs, a military spouse of 32 years who has experienced
  • Fuels management flight keeps 445th C-17s flying

    Fuel keeps the world moving and on the go. With the global mission of the 445th Airlift Wing, it is essential that the wing has the resources needed to keep flying around the world. One critical component that keeps operations running smoothly in the wing is the 445th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Fuels Management Flight. The flight performed their November 2020 unit training assembly during the week, Nov. 5 and 6, 2020.
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