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  • New VRS features allows Reservists to post resumes

    ARCNet and the Volunteer Reserve System (VRS) now give reservists the capability to post their civilian and military resume to their ARCNet profiles where it can be searched by VRS job posters.VRS is the platform the Air Force uses to solicit for volunteer support from reservists for manning

  • 16 EPLOs support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

    As Tropical Storm Matthew intensified and morphed into a category 5 Hurricane over the Caribbean this past September, Air Force Reserve Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers in the Southeast United States prepared for the worst.16 EPLOs from Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 4 were

  • Fitness, teamwork draw Reservist to rucking

    After running a 5K race each month during his deployment in 2014, and improving his time by 10 minutes, Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Robert Hattan was looking for a way to stay fit when he came home.That’s when he heard about a new challenge called GORUCK, an events series that focus on the physical

  • AF Reserve IMA selected as ROA annual award winner

    Capt. Paula Moore received the Reserve Officers Association U.S. Air Force Reserve Junior Officer of the Year award, Sept. 12. The award was presented on day two of the Annual ROA National Convention, at the Silver Legacy Resort, in Reno, Nevada. Moore was recognized for her work as the Individual

  • Reservist aims to change national veteran narrative

    The average American has three categories for all veterans: hero, victim and monster.So says Capt. Melissa Boatwright, the founder of Battle Tested Veterans, a not-for-profit dedicated to changing the national veteran narrative through the use of data and first-person stories.The idea for the

  • Intelligence officer finds research is for the birds

    For many, an Antarctic cruise to spend time with penguins is just a dream. For Capt. Hila Levy, it’s all in a day’s work.Levy is an Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentee intelligence officer at the Joint Reserve Intelligence Support Element, Royal Air Force Molesworth, United Kingdom.

  • 'Just let me serve the country that has given me everything'

    When Staff Sgt. Olorunyomi Martins talks about the debt of gratitude he owes to his adoptive country, one can’t help believing the American Dream is alive and well.A native of southwest Nigeria, Martins arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2003 with $750 in his pocket. He felt like a

  • May HQ RIO newsletter for IMAs now available

    The May 2016 edition of the Readiness Report newsletter for Individual Mobilization Augmentees is now available for digital download. The Readiness Report is the official newsletter of Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization and is designed to deliver news and

  • 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