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  • AFRC reflects on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

    As the ‘Forever War’ comes to a close, the Air Force Reserve Command and its service members take time to reflect. It’s especially important this year, the 20th anniversary of the reason America entered the longest war in its history to date. The terrorist attacks that occurred at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the morning of September 11, 2001, changed American forever.
  • Air Force mental health leaders discuss future of field

    Mental health leaders across the Air Force met virtually for an annual conference, August 9-13, to discuss military mental health care, telehealth, the impact of COVID-19 and embedded mental health support.
  • Rucking around with the 934th Security Forces Squadron in yearlong challenge

    Anyone for a yearlong ruck march challenge? At the start of this fiscal year, 934th Airlift Wing Airmen and civilians started rucking on and off base completing monthly challenges. What they are doing is participating in a yearlong ruck beta test for Resolute Defender. Created and sponsored by the 934th Security Force Squadron, the scope of this loaded march challenge is for participants to build and solidify, resiliency, camaraderie, and communication.
  • Reservist retires after 37 years: Experienced many challenges, changes

    It was the year that everyone was calling “Ghostbusters,” Michael Jackson’s hair caught on fire, Wendy’s aired their “Where’s the Beef” commercial, astronauts made the first untethered spacewalk, Congressman Geraldine Ferraro joined Democrat Walter Mondale as the first woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket, Ronald Reagan
  • Gratitude at gunpoint: Flight surgeon uses resiliency skillset to beat adversity

    Since coming to the United States alone as a teenager, Lt. Col. Sandeep Gill has been robbed at gunpoint, endured poverty, and lived out of his car to make ends meet. And he is grateful for every minute of it. In fact, it was that sense of gratitude, and a love for his adopted country, that drove the 489th Bomb Group flight surgeon’s future success and led him to a life in the Air Force Reserve.
  • Long Ranger Resilience: The Sky is the Limit

    Lt. Col. Jesse Hildebrand, 343rd Bomb Squadron commander, used a variety of resiliency skills to achieve his dream of becoming an Air Force pilot.
  • McConnell Reservist receives Bronze Star

    Lt. Col. Johnathan Jordan, was presented a Bronze Star during an official ceremony here, Feb. 5. Jordan was presented the decoration, the fourth highest military honor, in recognition of his heroic actions after Iran launched 16 missiles at U.S. Forces in Iraq in January 2020.
  • Grissom Airmen undergo Hazardous Materials training

    Grissom Airmen from the 434th Civil Engineering Squadron recently underwent a hazardous material training exercise.
  • 6th SOPS provides assistance during hurricane season

    The 6th Space Operations Squadron, a fully reserve unit, delivers meteorological data to the military and civilians around the world throughout the year that plays a critical role during hurricane season.
  • Hurricane Hunters take part in online National Tropical Weather Conference

    The 2020 National Tropical Weather Conference, originally scheduled for April, was postponed due to COVID-19, however, the pandemic didn’t stop emergency managers, meteorologist, and the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters from going live online this week to talk about their mission and educate the public. The event is a national forum where
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