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Flight Engineer passes rare milestone
Working at 20,000 feet in a C-130 Hercules has been one Airman’s passion for more than three decades of his 38-year career. U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Kunkel, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130 flight engineer, reached 10,000 flying hours Oct. 6, 2018 – a mark considered very rare amongst military aviators.
Scobee, Kelly outline vision, mission priorities
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Air Force Reserve Command Chief Ericka Kelly unveiled the new mission, vision and priorities for the Air Force Reserve and Reserve Citizen Airmen in a letter dated Nov. 5:
Who’s up for a challenge? Hawaii ‘Port Dawgs’ are …
Computer based training has its place, but how do we motivate Airmen to become the best at their craft? Stepping away from the office for hands-on training with their fellow “Port Dawg” tends to do the trick.
388th FW, 419th FW fly 10,000th F-35A sortie
Maj. Daniel Toftness, an Air Force reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing, departs for a sortie in an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 18 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The flight marked the 10,000th sortie with the aircraft at Hill since the first operational F-35s arrived in September 2015.
Battle Rig: A new kind of fitness
A new workout made its debut here October 14, 2018, with the introduction of the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig to Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station’s array of fitness equipment. The 911th Airlift Wing welcomed two Alpha Warrior pros, Tawnee Leonardo and Kevin Klein, to demonstrate the rig and explain the various programs designed to keep Airmen functionally fit.
Air advisors teach Colombian air force to ‘Help Itself’
The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) recently conducted a Building Partnerships Capacity (BPC) mission in Bogota, Colombia.The 17-member mobile training team (MTT), including members of the Wyoming Air National Guard and the Colorado-based Reservists, executed a four-week joint training mission with the Colombian air force, designed
Reserve chaplain supports defenders through ‘ministry of presence’
For Chaplain (Capt.) Richardson Honore, being where “the rubber hits the road,” means being out in the field with the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s Airmen. To him, being visible out at the gates or at training events at Edwards Air Force Base, California, with the Airmen helps facilitate a more resilient Air Force.
Stitching pride into the mission
Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.
Reserve Citizen Airmen participate in Defender Challenge 2018
Air Force Reserve Command defenders participated in the 2018 Defender Challenge competition Sept. 10-13, 2018 here.
It starts here: Development & Training Flight
Concern, fear, anxiety, and fatigue shadow the rigid, but unorthodox position of attention among the young men and women of the 315th Airlift Wing Development and Training Flight here. Mixed among those faces, beamed a glimmer of pride and patriotism that sparked the initiative of these recently enlisted trainees who are bound for Air Force basic military training.
AF Reserve announces 2018 Air Force PACE Award nominees
AFRC's 2018 GEICO Military Service Award nominee
AFRC 2018 Lance P. Sijan Award nominees
Seven units approved for AF Organizational Excellence Award
Reserve employer receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
340th FTG earns seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
First female maintenance group commander takes reins
C-5M wing stands down for safety review
From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve partnership ensures ANG-wide aeromedical evacuation training event
Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer
United and it feels so good
Air Force Reserve pararescueman laid to rest in Florida
Final respects paid to Staff Sgt. Carl Enis
920th Rescue Wing receives Power and Vigilance Award
Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment
22nd AF commander, reflects on 9/11 experience
22nd AF command teams, community leaders team up for summit success
1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
413th FTG welcomes new commander
Iraqi Air Force provides vital air to Italian pilots