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  • The 433rd Airlift Wing welcomes Travis aircraft during California wildfires

    In the late evening hours of Aug. 19, the Tanker Airlift Control Center at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, notified the 433rd Airlift Wing command post here that eight C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft from Travis Air Force Base, California, would be evacuating to the airfield here as a precaution against damage from the LNU Lightning Complex fires in Northern California.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen respond to museum after employee finds potentially dangerous artifact

    It’s not uncommon to see historical artifacts at a museum, but when an artifact comes with a post-it-note stating ‘Danger, it may be active’ a local call to authorities is warranted. That call came from the Berrien Springs County Plaza Museum Berrien Springs, Michigan, June 18, when a new employee discovered a Civil War era cannon ball with the message attached.
  • Reserve Wing refuels Blue Angels using a KC-46

    A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the 931st Air Refueling Wing refuels a U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet. This marks the first time the 931st ARW has refueled the Blue Angels using a KC-46. The KC-46 represents the beginning of a new era in air-to-air refueling capability to support the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The modernized
  • A career worth a thousand words: Colonel Campbell reflects on career in aviation

    Col. Pat Campbell, who recently served as the 94th Operations Group commander, reflects on the highs and lows of his career, which he credits as being equally responsible for molding him into the commander he is today. This includes his time as an Air Force Academy cadet, an EWO on the F-4G Wild Weasel, and 94th Operations Group commander.
  • First sergeant carries on family legacy of service

    The inspiration for Master Sgt. David Flores, 380th Expeditionary Medical Group first sergeant, to join the Air Force came from one person in his life.“My father was in the Air Force and he served in Vietnam, his service was my first exposure to the military,” he said. “He was the most patriotic man I knew and he loved his country. I wanted to live
  • 916th Air Refueling Wing Welcomes KC-46A Pegasus

    The 916th Air Refueling Wing accepted its first of twelve KC-46A Pegasus aircraft on June 12, 2020 in a small ceremony marking the occasion. The Chief of Air Force Reserve, Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, and his Senior Enlisted Advisor, Chief Master Sgt. Timothy C. White Jr., served as delivery officials and were on board the aircraft as it arrived.
  • History in the making: Defeating COVID-19 with care

    On Aug. 1, 1948, the 301st Station Medical Group was activated at Smoky Hill Air Force Base, Kan., beginning a long history of Air Force service. The unit has been an important part of Air Force lineage in Texas since it was assigned to the 301st Tactical Fighter Wing on July 1, 1976 at what was then known as Carswell AFB. It would eventually be re-designated the 301st Medical Squadron on Oct. 17, 2008. Throughout the years the squadron has ensured members are ready to serve their country, no matter where or when. This includes a world-wide pandemic.
  • 433rd AW mobilizes medics for COVID-19 response

    In less than 36 hours, nine medics from the 433rd Airlift Wing and an Individual Mobilization Augmentee from the 59th Medical Wing here mobilized and deployed to New York City on a C-5M Super Galaxy April 5, 2020, to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Despite COVID-19 434th ARW deployments continue

    More than 80 Airmen and four KC-135 Stratotankers from the wing deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Air Force Central Command combat operations last week.
  • Woman maintainer

    In honor of Women's history month, we recognize the dedication and work of the women maintainers.
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