Air Force Reserve
  • Barksdale Airmen return from Southwest Asia deployment

    Air Force active duty and Reserve Airmen from the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings here retuend home March 20 after a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Flexible reserve opportunities supporting Air Force auxiliary

    For Airmen who want to continue serving their country, but can no longer commit to a monthly or annual schedule, the Civil Air Patrol Reserve Assistance Program may be their next career move.The program, CAPRAP for short, utilizes officer and enlisted Reserve Airmen as liaisons between local CAP squadrons and the Air Force. The program is operated
  • Reserve Airmen support successful Delta IV launch

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 920th Rescue Wing in partnership with the 45th Space Wing, supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here March 18.
  • Uniform policy changes for air reserve technicians

    Air Force Reserve Command has directed all air reserve technicians will wear military uniforms while on duty in order to facilitate cohesion between the Reserve and active-duty components. This change affects ARTs represented by the bargaining unit and will take effect April 17. “The interaction between active duty and Reserve components has been
  • Miller discuss priorities with House Caucus

    Service chiefs from the Reserve and Guard components met with members of House National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus on Capitol Hill, March 8.
  • Citizen Airmen provide fifth-gen capability on a budget

    Citizen Airmen provide the nation with combat power at a reduced price with increased experience and greater longevity; and they’ve been doing it since the beginning of total force integration.
  • Barksdale Airmen welcome 18th CMSAF

    The 18th and newest Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright, visited Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Feb. 22 to discuss the future of the Air Force’s enlisted force and receive feedback from the Airmen who serve at headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force and the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings.
  • Pittsburgh C-130H aircraft receive tactical upgrade

    Five of the eight C-130 Hercules aircraft stationed here received Real Time In Cockpit modification in February to boost operational flexibility and situational awareness.   RTIC is a system that shows the current positions of threats and other aircraft, and facilitates communication between different pilots. It replaced an older system called
  • 315th AW hosts second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day

    More than 150 middle and high school boys from 17 Lowcountry schools attended the second annual Tuskegee Airmen Career Day here Feb. 23.
  • Patriot Wyvern hones 349th AMW readiness skills

    Citizen Airmen from the 349th Air Mobility Wing took part in a Patriot Wyvern exercise here Feb. 10 – 12.  Patriot Wyvern, held twice a year, brings together organizations across the unit for the common purpose of ensuring mission-ready Citizen Airmen for worldwide contingency operations. Over the course of the unit training assembly weekend,