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  • JBSA-Lackland C-5s to undergo maintenance fix

    The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Commander, Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, on Aug. 2, 2017 ordered a stand-down of all C-5s until a directed repair is completed. The 433rd Airlift Wing here has eight C-5M Super Galaxy aircrafts. The C-5 stand down will replace all C-5 ball screw assembly parts fleet-wide to ensure compliance with standards of performance and maximize aircrew safety.
  • AMC hosts aircrew chemical decontamination exercise

    More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command gathered here July 17 to 21, to train on Aircrew Contamination Control Area processes and procedures during exercise Toxic Arch.
  • August Citizen Airman Magazine is online

    The August issue of Citizen Airman magazine is available on the web at http://www.citamn.afrc.af.mil/.
  • Life can be tough, PHAP makes getting help easy

    Brittney Snider began performing medical procedures on her dolls as a young child and started volunteering at her local hospital at age 13. “My mom said when I cared for my babies, I used to put band aids and fake IVs in them,” said Snider. “I just liked helping people, caring for people who are sick and seeing them get better. I don’t know, I guess it was my gift, my calling.”
  • AFRC gives rescue wing top marks in mission execution

    It’s been roughly two years in the making, and the unofficial results of the 920th Rescue Wing’s Unit Effectiveness Inspection Capstone event are in -- it is highly effective at executing its mission and effective in all other aspects. A team of 47 subject matter experts from Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command visited the wing July 7-10, to
  • Fort Worth Airmen, spouses help revitalize squadrons

    More than 200 reserve, guard and active-duty Airmen, spouses and civilians here participated in focus groups July 8-9, 2017, to help revitalize Air Force squadrons.A 30-person team appointed by Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force Chief of Staff, traveled to the 301st Fighter Wing to discuss the CSAF’s Focus Area – Revitalizing the Squadron.Broken
  • 701 AS Reservists make history in U.K.

    Citizen Airmen from the 701st Airlift Squadron set the bar high by flying the first C-17 low-level pass through the “Mach Loop” and captured another win for their static display at the Yeovilton International Air Day at Royal Naval Air Station, U.K. Friday and Saturday. This was the third year for the Reservists to attend the air show and it provided them an opportunity to train several pilots and crew on the task of flying their C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at low altitudes in what is known as the Mach-Loop. The Mach-Loop derives its namesake from the town that is situated at the circuit’s southernmost point, Machynlleth, Wales.
  • Reserve Citizen Airman helms Texas county

    Orange County, in Southeast Texas on the border with Louisiana and just 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, is home to more than 80,000 Texans and led by Air Force Reserve Maj. S. Brint Carlton.Carlton was elected to the county’s top position in 2014 and has used the experience and leadership he gained in the Air Force to steer policy and guide his
  • Citizen Airmen support global ISR mission at NRO

    High above the clouds, intelligence satellites operated by the National Reconnaissance Office keep a close watch on the world below.Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA) play a key role in ensuring those satellites remain a viable component of global vigilance for the nation.The NRO is the government agency tasked with
  • Citizen Airmen support milestone rocket launch

    Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing cleared the range June 3 for a SpaceX mission which marked the 100th launch from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida.Flying HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, reservists from the wing routinely clear the coastline of marine vessels as a safety precaution before launches.According to
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