Tag: AF Reserve
  • Recruiters make it to the top

    Maj. Gen. Ronald B. Miller, 10th Air Force commander, congratulates the 301st Fighter Wing Recruiting Flight on winning the Pacific category for the 2017 Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) Recruiting Challenge March 12, 2018 at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. The flight placed 18 members from the IRR into the active Air Force
  • August Citizen Airman Magazine is online

    The August issue of Citizen Airman magazine is available on the web at http://www.citamn.afrc.af.mil/.
  • Reserve defenders keep watch

    A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
  • Tinker Reservists return from fueling the fight

    More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against the Islamic State group at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
  • Airmen help one another after Louisiana flooding

    “The water started seeping in through the walls. We woke up our son, put on his little boots, and put him up on the table.” Callie Lips, children’s book illustrator, her husband Tech. Sgt. Ricky Lips, 403rd Maintenance Squadron, and their two-year-old son were one of the 403rd Wing families affected by the flash floods that swept through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 12. Tech. Sgt. Lips said that all the roads were closed, so they sheltered across the street with their friends who have a generator. When the power eventually came back on, they went home and went to sleep. They said something woke them up around 5 a.m. and they saw that the water outside was starting to rise, but they let their son sleep until it started seeping in through the walls.
  • AFRC Community Spotlight: A8

    Regulating money and deciding where it should be used is a challenging process, but it is one the A8 directorate focuses on every day. A8PE balances a five billion dollar budget every year and A8PB has the task of deciding which current and future missions are going to continue to receive that money. They both have to plan, allocate and justify the
  • Miller takes AFRC helm July 15

    Maj. Gen. Maryann Miller will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and take command of Air Force Reserve Command during a change of command ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, July 15. Miller will become the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command. Before taking command, Miller will be promoted to Lieutenant General.
  • Air Force Reserve honors Vietnam Veterans

    The Air Force Reserve partnered with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration organization to pay tribute to 22 veterans during a Vietnam recognition ceremony here June 21. This Air Force Reserve event is in support of the 50th Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program. Veterans from the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association,
  • Daddy's home

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Families, friends and Air Force Reserve leaders lined up June 11 to greet thirteen Citizen Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group here upon returning home from a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. Master Sgt. Robert Mills of the 507th Maintenance Squadron here had a special guest waiting to meet him: his
  • First AFRC tanker goes digital at Tinker

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here is the first Air Force Reserve Command unit to receive the new KC-135 Block 45 upgrade, an improvement to the flight deck that provides flight crews with an updated autopilot and digital panels that eliminate analog instrument gauges by consolidating the outdated controls onto one large LCD screen.The 465th Air