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  • 403rd ASTS participates in Delta Wellness Mission 2021

    Four Reserve Citizen Airmen from different career fields within the 403rd Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron provided healthcare to three communities in three states as part of Delta Wellness Mission 2021, which ran from July 6 - 20.“Delta Wellness is a total-force mission spanning the ‘delta’ region of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana,” said
  • Reserve Chaplain supports Surfside condo collapse victims, first responders

    Miami, Fla. first responders faced a nightmare scenario on June 24, 2021 when the Champlain Towers South building collapsed suddenly, trapping many residents and leading to a desperate search for survivors and casualties. Efforts spanned multiple agencies and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency. U.S. Air Force Capt. Eli Estrin, a Rabbi and chaplain assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.’s Readiness Integration Organization Detachment 6 put his own skills as a military chaplain to work aiding rescuers and victims.
  • Flying Jennies train in Alaska

    The 815th Airlift Squadron put their Reserve Citizen Airmen to the test in Alaska with both the temperatures and the terrain, July 13-16, working with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne, 25th Infantry Division, the 815th AS provided airlift for more than over 1300 paratroopers for three days, as well as airdrops for heavy equipment on the fourth day during a training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
  • Little Rock Reserve maintainers assist Keesler with WC-130J repair

    Maintaining aircraft for 10 WC-130J Super Hercules is no easy task, especially when that job is to repair an aircraft after a destructive fire.On Nov. 1, 2020, a 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron crew was preparing to take off to fly Hurricane Eta when the aircraft’s left wing caught fire. None of the crew were harmed, but the fire, which
  • HARB, first Reserve base to serve as chaplain evaluation program

    A chaplain candidate completed his first evaluation here last month, marking the first time the Air Force Chaplain Candidate Program used a reserve base to evaluate a candidate. 2nd Lt. Brian A. Harris finished his first evaluation tour with the Homestead Chaplain Corps, getting him one step closer to becoming a military chaplain. This firsthand
  • Pair of Reservists earn Air Force honors

    Air Force Reserve Command senior leaders surprised two Reserve Citizen Airmen recently with the news that they have been selected for prestigious Air Force-level awards. Staff Sgt. Kristy L. Riley, 924th Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, was named one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year, and Master Sgt. Jose R. Pagan Jr., 914th Maintenance Squadron, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York, was selected as the Air Force’s First Sergeant of the Year for 2021.
  • Hill reservists awarded Airman’s Medal for act of heroism

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Chad Carrier and Master Sgt. Justin Rogers, reservists in the 419th Civil Engineer Squadron, received the Airman’s Medal during a ceremony at Hill Air Force Base, Utah on July 11, 2021.On May 23, 2019, Carrier and Rogers witnessed an automobile accident near Lakeview, Alabama, involving
  • Reserve wing delivers humanitarian aid to Haiti

    The Denton Program is a Department of Defense program that creates opportunities for non-government agencies to donate and move humanitarian aid on available space onboard military aircraft to DoD approved locations.
  • Hurricane Hunters wrap up Elsa recon ahead of landfall

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters wrapped up their aerial reconnaissance efforts for Tropical Storm Elsa Wednesday morning, July 7, after the storm made landfall on the northwest coast of Florida.The 53rd WRS is assigned to the 403rd Wing and is the only unit of its kind in the Department of Defense. In
  • Passion for improving reservist lives, careers

    The 920th Force Support Squadron’s Airman & Family Readiness office is a one-stop-shop for reservists and their families seeking support with civilian employment opportunities, deployment resources, financial assistance and more.All of their services are complimentary and available year-round for single and married service members and their
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