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  • Air Force Reserve Command COVID Resiliency Message

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Commander of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) and his wife Janis are joined via Zoom meeting with the AFRC Command Chief, Chief Master Sergeant Timothy White, Jr. and his wife Edith to discuss resiliency during COVID-19.
  • Staying Connected amidst Social Distancing

    There are usually dozens of people packed into the main conference room at Air Force Reserve Command headquarters here for AFRC’s quarterly Community Action Board meetings. Dozens more from across the country participate via video teleconference.For the latest meeting in early April, it was teleconference or phone-in only as Lt Gen. Richard Scobee,
  • Freedom Wing Command Team Assists in Fighting Global Pandemic

    On Palm Sunday, more than 120 Reserve Citizen Airmen from around the nation, arrived at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., to fight the coronavirus outbreak in New York City. They are doctors, nurses, respiratory technicians and support functions. Today, the medical personnel will be working out of three local hospitals in New York City to assist in the fight against COVID-19. Col. Thomas O. Pemberton, 514th Air Mobility Wing commander, says this is a win-win for all. The communities are getting much needed help and the reservists are receiving valuable hands-on training of their clinical skills.
  • Mobility Airmen transport medics, supplies to aid in fight against COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Reserve mobility Airmen from California answered an urgent request April 5, deploying medical personnel to the state of New York to help combat COVID-19.
  • Wright-Patt Reserve Citizen Airmen deploy to NYC to battle COVID-19

    With only 24 hours’ notice, seven Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing packed their bags, said goodbye to their families and boarded a C-17 Globemaster III bound for New York City, where more than 67,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19. The team of Air Force medical professionals volunteered to deploy in response to the coronavirus crisis in New York.
  • Pacific Warriors connect despite physical distancing

    Recognizing limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Warriors here and in Guam utilized innovative solutions to increase social connections while keeping Airmen and families safe during their April unit training assembly. For the 624th Regional Support Group, restrictions and shelter-in-place orders didn’t mean training cancellations, but instead provided leaders the opportunity to conduct the first-ever virtual UTA in both locations.
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.
  • Not For Self But For Country

    On April 5, 2020, the 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) and the 943rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) sent several highly trained medical personnel in support of a COVID-19 response team from the Air Force Reserve. The 943rd AMDS is part of the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, and the 920th RQW at Patrick AFB,
  • Dobbins ARB mobilizes medics to New York for COVID-19 response

    Five Air Force Reserve medical personnel departed here Sunday morning for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to join the effort to combat COVID-19 in New York City. They are part of a much larger effort to augment medical care in the city, as more than 120 Reserve medical personnel are mobilized from around the country.
  • Charleston Reserve mobilizes medical personnel for New York COVID-19 response

    Within 48 hours of notification, the Air Force Reserve mobilized more than 120 medical personnel across the nation to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. to help with the fight against COVID-19 in New York City. Joint Base Charleston’s 315th Airlift Wing mobilized a doctor, physician assistant and four nurses who are in the process of departing for JBMDL then to New York City’s Javits Center.
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