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  • Operation Centennial Summit proves successful

    932nd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen met up with fellow 910th Airlift Wing Airmen, Youngstown Reserve Air Station, to join forces with units from the 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, for Operation Centennial Summit, September 14-18, 2020.
  • Team McChord hosts virtual senior leader CPI course

    The 446th and 62nd Airlift Wings hosted its first virtual Air Force Continuous Process Improvement course for senior leaders here Aug. 31 to Sept. 1.Thirty-two senior leaders from the airlift wings and various Air Force bases received virtual classroom instruction on process improvement concepts through Microsoft Teams.“This event is a prime
  • Air Force Recruiting makes goal for FY20

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Despite challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Force Recruiting Service had a successful fiscal 2020 making adjusted recruitment goals and achieving new milestones for the year.The regular Air Force accessed 26,268 non-prior service enlisted Airmen, as well as 127 prior service, 660 line officers, 651
  • Reserve recruiters enhance social media knowledge to reach more recruits

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, recruiters have turned more to technology – including social media – to reach potential recruits. A group of 15 Total Force recruiters from the 351st Recruiting Squadron recently sharpened their social media skills by participating in the Defense Information School’s
  • Staying safe and healthy all summer

    As the summer months wind down, leadership at all levels advocate for the continued health and safety of our Airmen and Space Professionals on and off duty. The Air and Space Forces top five leaders continued the conversation with a recently released memorandum encouraging vigilance in combatting the threats of coronavirus and injury from
  • COVID-19 can't slow these medics down

    “I need a tourniquet.”Four words that grab the attention of any Airman.For medics and nurses of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, it means their timeline to get the patient to a treatment facility just got a whole lot tighter. In this situation, taking time to think through a situation rather than relying on “muscle memory” can mean the
  • 433rd CES firefighters deploy; unit, families say farewell

    Early-morning June 28, twelve firefighters from the 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron and their families gathered in the darkness here to say their goodbyes before the Reserve Citizen Airmen begin their deployment journey. The firefighters are headed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia for a 6-month assignment. They will be performing fire protection duties for personnel, aircraft, cargo, and other installation assets.
  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits AFRC

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited AFRC Headquarters to recognize two Airmen for their efforts during COVID-19 during his visit to Robins Air Force Base, Gerogia on June 24.Goldfein recognized  Master Sgt. Robert Crowe and Lt. Col. Jessica Dees. Crowe, a branch superintendent for A6 in AFRC was given a coin for his
  • Tricare Reserve Select termination explained

    For Airmen enrolled in Tricare Reserve Select, there has been a change over the last 60 days on Tricare coverage payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ability to request reinstatement if needed due to miscommunication of policy guidelines.The June 16 policy change stated Tricare “will delay terminating coverage for one month beyond the last
  • CRW Airmen aid Reserve medics combatting COVID-19 hotspots

    Two Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing have been supporting the Department of Defense’s effort to combat COVID-19 since March 2020. Lt. Col. Curt Haase and Master Sgt. John Huck from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, have been embedded with the 64th Air Expeditionary Group to help bring Air Force Reservists into the fight against the pandemic.
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