Air Force Reserve
  • AF Reservists join effort to rescue missing men

    Air Force reservistsjoined forces with local volunteer search and rescue organizations to rescue twomen who went missing Oct. 25.The call for help came Oct. 26 from the Clackamas County Sherriff's office requestingassistance to help locate two men who were overdue by 6 hours after they wentwild mushroom hunting in a remote wilderness area 19 miles
  • Partnership brings Feel the Heat back to Youngstown

    In partnership with the American Red Cross Lake to River Chapter, Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS) hosted the second annual Feel the Heat event here, Oct. 22, 2015. The purpose of Feel the heat is to exercise and demonstrate the collaborative response capabilities of the Red Cross and 910th Airlift Wing.
  • Vance bids farewell to long-serving T-38 pilot

    He was among the first, and now, he’s the last.Lt. Col. Darren “Shead” McTee, a T-38 instructor pilot with the 5th Flying Training Squadron, retired Oct. 22, as the last of the initial cadre that helped stand up the Air Force Reserve Instructor Pilot Associate at Vance.McTee leaves as a legend. He’s spent 20 of his 28 years in the Air Force flying
  • Reservist runs 74 miles in memory of fallen Airman

    In an effort to raise money for families of fallen Airmen, one reservist pushed herself to complete a 74-mile run around Lake Tahoe, Oct. 7-8. Maj. Jenny Poisson,  Individual Mobilization Augmentee to Air Force Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Edwards Air Force Base, California, raised more than $6,000 for non-profit Folds of Honor. Her
  • AF Reserve set to reactivate bomb group

    The Air Force Reserve plans to reactivate the 489th Bomb Group and associated elements during an Oct. 17 ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.The bomb group reactivation includes the 345th Bomb Squadron, the 489th Maintenance Squadron and the 489th Aerospace Medical Fight.The 489th BG is a geographically separated unit under the 307th Bomb Wing,
  • Reservist earns bronze in CISM triathlon

    Despite beginning with shoulder-high waves breaking on their heads, Team USA took bronze medals in women's senior triathlon, men's senior and mixed team here at the CISM World Games Oct. 10.Air Force Reserve Maj. Judith Coyle earned bronze with an overall time of two hours, 15 minutes and 27.69 seconds in the event that involves swimming 1.5
  • Dobbins first to test new aviation technology

    A team from Air Force Reserve Command arrived at Dobbins Air Reserve Base the week of Sept. 30 to test the first-of-its-kind Mobile Mission Kit with the 94th Airlift Wing.The 94th AW became the first unit in the Air Force to test out this new system for documenting flight information that is estimated to save at least 19-million dollars in man
  • Reserve rescue assists with search for cargo ship

    The 920th Rescue Wing deployed an aircraft Tuesday in support of the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin.A wing aircrew departed from here in an HC-130P/N King aircraft today at approximately 10:45 a.m. with two 4-man pararescue teams on board.The Reserve wing joins
  • 39th FTS instructor pilots impact generations

    Snuggled in the outskirts of San Antonio lies Randolph Air Force Base, which houses a unique squadron with a very serious mission -- to train those who will train future Air Force pilots.The 39th Flying Training Squadron, which falls under the 340th Flying Training Group, has a mission to provide the Air Force with top-notch instructor pilots. The
  • Hurricane Hunters fly storms from Hawaii, Georgia

    Aircrews with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters," departed Friday and today for Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, where they will start flying data-gathering missions Sunday into storms southwest of the Hawaiian Islands.Operations for Hurricane Joaquin moved to Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga., Friday. Crews