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  • Like father, like son

    While following in family members’ footsteps is a fairly common motivation for joining for many service members, it’s not as common to be able to serve at the same time, much less in the same unit.Nothing displays the flexibility of the Air Force Reserve more than the unique stories of its citizen

  • Hurricane Hunters fly last mission into Ian

    The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters are flying their last flight into Hurricane Ian today, their 14th mission into the storm since Sept. 21, collecting data to assist National Hurricane Center forecasters.Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida as a Category 4 storm Wednesday afternoon,

  • Hurricane Hunters continue flying Fiona

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron Hurricane Hunters continue to fly the storm while it remains a threat to land.The squadron began flying the storm after moving to their forward operating location in Curacao, Sept. 15, when the system was just a tropical storm.

  • Aeromedical Evacuation crews train on new aircraft

    Members of the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, trained on the newest airframe available to them, the KC-46A Pegasus, an air refueling tanker from the 916th Air Refueling Wing from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.

  • Reserve tactical airlift unit uses upgraded night-vision devices

    Imagine a nearly pitch black space. The hand you can only faintly see in front of you rises to flip a battery pack towards your forehead and a faint hum of power buzzes incessantly like a mosquito in the summertime.White light emits from two electronically connected monocular devices.You thumb and

  • Rally in the Swamp

    This year’s 22nd Air Force week-long exercise, Rally in the Swamp, was held in Florida to test Reserve Citizen Airmen on agile combat support by challenging them with realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum of operations.

  • Arctic Care 2022: 403rd Reservists support Alaska medical mission

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, traveled to Kodiak, Alaska, May 2-15 to assist with the Innovative Readiness Training program’s Kodiak Island Arctic Care 2022 event.According to their website, IRT is a collaborative program designed to produce

  • 403rd Wing reservist earns Levitow Award

    Tech. Sgt. Dishau JeanJacques, 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron resource management noncommissioned officer in charge here, earned a distinction only a small percentage of Airmen can lay claim to when, upon her graduation from the Enlisted Professional Military Education Lankford Center’s NCO

  • 101-year-old veteran promoted to major

    Fifty-five years after his retirement, World War II veteran Capt. Thomas Dewey Adams Jr., 101 years old, was granted an honorary promotion to major during a ceremony held at his home, April 29.Col. Stuart Rubio, 403rd Wing commander, presided over the ceremony held in Adams’s home.“It is important