Tag: ReserveReform
  • Airman gives back to community through clothing drive

    During the September Unit Training Assembly, he asked his squadron Reserve Citizen Airmen to donate clean, gently used civilian clothing and ABU items. Since the announcement of the drive, Shackelford has collected over 20 bags, amounting to more than 100 items including belts, t-shirts and sage-green boots.
  • Reserve Centralized Repair Facility provides strategic depth

    A small maintenance operation, Air Force Reserve Command T-56-15A engine Centralized Repair Facility, supported by the 913th Airlift Group sustains agile combat support by upgrading the C-130H Hercules engines and returning combat airlift to the Air Force fleet.
  • Working toward deployment predictability

    In September 2020, the 913th Airlift Group conducted a Strategic Alignment where squadron leaders identified goals that would make the organization a more lethal fighting force. Currently, there are five ongoing process improvement projects that will be individually highlighted in future stories. To keep up with the demand of combatant commanders around the world, experts across the 913th Airlift Group are working behind the scenes to streamline the group’s deployment readiness processes and update projected combat capabilities reports.
  • 74th APS supports Operation Nightstorm

    Eight Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 74th Aerial Port Squadron at the 433rd Airlift Wing here participated in a joint-service training exercise dubbed Operation Nightstorm Dec. 14-15, to learn how to sling load cargo onto in-flight helicopters.
  • Virtual or in-person: Yellow Ribbon events benefit deploying Airmen and their loved ones

    Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the success of the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program could be summarized by one key statistic—more than 95 percent of attendees said Yellow Ribbon events benefited their family. This success was built on in-person events where deployers, their loved ones, leaders and subject-matter experts gathered in a conference-like setting for two days of training, education and networking on people-centric topics related to Reserve deployments. But when coronavirus shut down most military travel, the Yellow Ribbon team was forced to change their ways.
  • Innovative Youngstown ARS Airman assists with HQ ARPC mission

    Senior Airman Lamont Hicks, a personnel specialist assigned to DPT, has become a key member of both the evaluations and the recognitions sections since his selection for a temporary duty assignment at HQ ARPC just five months ago.
  • Duke Field fuel cell hangar fire suppression test marks final steps towards renovation completion

    The 919th Special Operations Wing and 492 SOW will soon have a newly renovated fuel cell hangar ready for use. Civil engineers and contractors performed a fire suppression test last week marking one of the final steps for project completion.
  • Camp Gulfport opens doors for ROM operations

    Members from the Air Force Reserve 403rd Wing and the Mississippi Air National Guard units, as well as volunteers from guard units across multiple states work together operating restriction of movement, ROM, named Camp Gulfport, located at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center, Mississippi.
  • AFRC leaders hold virtual year-end commander’s call

    Air Force Reserve Command leaders held a virtual commander’s call via social media platforms Dec. 3, 2020.
  • Senior leaders provide update on strategic priorities

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief master sergeant, issued a memorandum for all Reserve Citizen Airmen November 30 titled AFR Strategic Priorities – Our Current Progress and Future Path. Here is the text of the memorandum:You are our greatest resource. Directing