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  • Reserve Rescue Airmen return from Africa

    U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron returned to from a four-month deployment to the Horn of Africa June 2.
  • Parachutes fill the skies over Arizona

    Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces
  • Fog doesn't stop Dover mission

    Tech. Sgt. Christine King, 512th Airlift Wing, helps active-duty Airmen prior to the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft launch on Dover Air Force Base, Del., March 17, 2016. Reservists and active-duty Airmen work side-by-side daily in maintenance and other career fields, fostering Total Force Integration within Team Dover. (U.S. Air Force photos/ Capt.
  • President's FY17 budget impacts Air Force Reserve

    The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal year 2017 includes a number of proposed changes for the Air Force Reserve.If enacted into law, the DOD budget request would reduce the Air Force Reserve manpower end-strength by 200 positions and increase the Air Force Reserve’s presence in a number of mission areas. Following is a summary of Air
  • Reservists go active duty

    At the beginning of fiscal year 2016 the Air Force Personnel Center launched the Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty program.The program is offering some great opportunities for Air Force Reservists interested in returning to active duty.Under VLPAD, opportunities to serve an active-duty tour for a period of three years and one day are being
  • Charleston C-17s help paratroopers celebrate 75 years

    Reserve C-17 aircrews from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., took part in the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School here by dropping a group of Army paratroopers over Lawson Army Airfield.Aircrews from the 701st and 300th Airlift Squadron flew two C-17s during Fort Benning’s Aug. 15 celebration to delivery some of the more than 300
  • 315 AW, Denton Progam delivers to Haiti

    Airmen from the 701st Airlift Squadron deployed three Globemaster C-17s April 23 – 26, 2015, from Joint Base Charleston, S.C. to Key West Naval Air Station, Fla., to support the movement of Denton cargo to Haiti. The Denton Program allows donors by non-governmental agencies, international organizations and private voluntary donors to use space
  • ARPC changes the face of strategic planning

    When the mission is high and workload stressful, members of Air Force units around the world can find it difficult to take the time to make strategic planning part of daily operations, which can mean endless cycles of reacting to problems instead of managing and growing. To overcome this, the Air Reserve Personnel Center has done something different that will affect not only its own internal operations, but could also have an impact on Air Force strategic planning as a whole.
  • AF responds to National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force

    The Air Force responded to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force’s recommendations in a report to Congress March 4. Of the Commission’s 42 recommendations, Air Force officials disagreed with only one and are already in the process of implementing 25, as well as developing plans or pilot programs for another 16.
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