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  • Pandemic calls; 36th AES answers with more deployments

    The 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron has been called upon once again to deploy personnel to multiple locations in support of the fight against COVID-19. In 2020, the squadron saw nine volunteers out the door to various locations, and now, six more Reserve Citizen Airmen are set to deploy in the coming weeks to Travis Air Force Base, California
  • Reserve, Active-duty units bring damaged T-38 back into service

    Reserve Citizen Airmen at the Air Force Reserve's 415th Flight Test Flight recently performed a post-overhaul functional check flight on a U.S. Air Force T-38A Talon assigned to Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. This aircraft was involved in a landing mishap at nearby Newport News International Airport Dec. 28, 2018.
  • Reserve Senior Leaders Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief and Scobee’s senior enlisted advisor, rolled up their sleeves at the base medical facility. They will receive their second vaccination shot in about three weeks. “I highly encourage our Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available,” Scobee said. “Getting the vaccine will help us protect ourselves, our families and our fellow Americans against this virus and help ensure our continued readiness for our mission.”
  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

    We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Safety is a top priority, and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
  • Air Force hits record retention levels, reviews voluntary force management efforts

    The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002.
  • 433rd Airlift Wing Airmen help San Antonio combat spread of COVID

    Senior leaders from the 433rd Airlift Wing, the Air Force Personnel Center, and the City of San Antonio and Bexar County Metropolitan Public Health District gathered to recognize 433rd AW Reserve Citizen Airmen, who assisted at the Bexar County COVID-19 Operations Center at the San Antonio Alamodome Sept. 17.
  • Deployment in the Time of COVID

    It’s 2 a.m. on a hot and muggy morning. In an empty parking lot, minivans and SUV’s are gathering together. People of all ages are gathering around a sidewalk, holding signs with barely visible names. A 5-year-old girl sits on the curb, hands holding her face, waiting, waiting, waiting…At the beginning of 2020, the 304th Rescue Squadron, 305th
  • 48 hours: 302nd Airlift Wing reservists deployed in support of COVID-19

    Part of being a service member means being able to deploy in a moment’s notice. A moment could mean months, weeks or even days. Eight reservists with the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron received their call to deploy in support of COVID-19 just days before departure.
  • To the Rescue

    A hospital within a hospital, a first of its kind, was the response needed to combat a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans and was rapidly affecting New York, the country and world.This strain of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is proving to be as devastating as the 1918 Spanish Flu claiming the lives of over
  • A cut above: 911 AW Airman gives back

    While a haircut is usually not a necessity for civilians, for military members the requirements are a bit different. If an Airman’s hair is too long and does not meet regulation standards, there is a problem that needs to be fixed, and quickly.
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