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  • First of 944th medics mobilized for COVID-19 response

    In response to short-notice mobilization orders, several members of the 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron deployed today to aid in the COVID-19 response in New York City and surrounding states.This deployment is part of a larger mobilization package, activated by President Donald Trump, of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians
  • Air Force Reserve mobilizes medics to New York for 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.
  • Airmen of Pittsburgh IAP ARS mobilized in support of COVID-19 efforts in New York City

    Approximately 10 members of the 911th Airlift Wing with medical experience were mobilized to support COVID-19 efforts, April 5, 2020.
  • AFRC Announces its Airmen of the Year

    Air Force Reserve Command usually announces its Airmen of the Year at a grand banquet in the spring with senior leaders and hundreds of supporters in attendance to honor the best AFRC enlisted Airmen in their respective rank-based categories.This year was a little different.With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting travel and mandating social distancing,
  • 419th Fighter Wing hosts F-35 virtual field trip

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – With closures at schools across the nation due to COVID-19, the 419th Fighter Wing invited students to use their computers or cellphones to “visit” here for a virtual field trip today to see the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.Col. Brian Silkey, the wing’s vice commander and longtime fighter pilot,
  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest extent possible.
  • DISA renews antivirus software license agreement helping teleworkers keep machines safe at home

    The DoD Antivirus Software License Agreement with McAfee allows active DoD employees to utilize the antivirus software for home use.
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations.  For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response.  If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, mobilization of the IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment. 
  • Hill fighter wings continue flying operations amid COVID-19 crisis

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing are continuing to train and fly the F-35A Lightning II here despite the current global Coronavirus outbreak.There has been one confirmed case on Hill AFB, but none in the fighter wings. As cases continue to spread in America and more and more local and
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