Tag: reserve resilient
  • Luke Reserve Citizen Airmen hold first load crew competition

    Two teams, one assigned to the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the other to the F-35 Lightning II, competed for 944th Load Crew of the Year bragging rights during the event.
  • 445th conducts Total Force combat search, rescue training

    Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing’s 89th Airlift Squadron and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s 375th Air Evacuation Training Squadron participated in combat search and rescue training Oct. 4, 2020 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The training was conducted by the 445th Operations Support Squadron. Staff Sgt. Nathan Pritchard, 445th OSS survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, led the training. Airmen from the 445th Security Forces Squadron acted as opposing forces during the training. Aircrew are required to have refresher training every three years to keep up-to-date on all new equipment and procedures they may face.
  • Around the Air Force: SECAF on language & culture, a generational roundtable with Tuskegee Airmen

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett’s message to Airmen about the impact language and cultural competence have on Air Force capabilities, and Air Force Cadets speak with two Tuskegee Airmen during a roundtable hosted by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Timmethy James)
  • Always Ready: 944th FW trains for upcoming deployments

    The 944th Fighter Wing’s November Unit Training Assembly was very different from the standard two-day UTA. Held Nov. 6-9 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, the ‘super’ UTA encompassed four days of intense pre-deployment preparations.
  • 87 APS compete in Port Dawg Challenge

    Members of the 87th Aerial Port Squadron competed in 11 events throughout the course of the day during the squadron’s semi-annual Port Dawg Challenge Oct. 17, 2020 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The event incorporated the various skills necessary to safely and effectively prepare and move cargo for airlift, which is the primary focus of aerial ports like this one.
  • Diversity of thought emerges from diverse experiences

    As race remains one of the most difficult topics to discuss in the workplace, Senior Master Sgt. Martin Walker, 926th Force Support Squadron, Mission Personnel Section superintendent, has strived to overcome prejudice and become the middle ground voice of reason throughout his Reserve career.
  • Holiday spirit starts early for one Reservist

    The holidays are a time of giving and for Master Sgt. Caleb Fishell, 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron unit training manager, giving back to local Las Vegas families has been something he’s been involved with since 2012.
  • SATAF visit preps wing for active association

    A Site Activation Task Force visits the 926th Wing Oct. 27-29, to help plan significant growth within wing, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
  • The 414th FG then, now

    The 414th Fighter Group, a geographically separated unit of the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, hit their 10-year anniversary this summer since their reactivation at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, in July of 2010.
  • 926th Wing hosts diversity & inclusion expert

    The Citizen Airmen of the 926th Wing participated in a Diversity and Inclusion driven weekend during the Mandatory Unit Training Assembly, Oct. 2-4, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.