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Total Force Integration
Weekend-duty: Total Force Integration more than a buzz phrase at Offutt
Innovation, which increases readiness, reduces costs, returns time back to Airmen and increases lethality, doesn’t have to involve software upgrades, new weapon systems or a rewrite of a regulation. Members of Team Offutt recently proved this when, for the first time, a RC-135V/W Rivet Joint flew a weekend training sortie with a flight and mission crew made up almost exclusively of Airmen from the reserve components Aug. 5, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
Reservists ensure Guard Airmen medically ready
Total force integration was put into practice here recently when Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 624th Aerospace Medicine Flight helped Air National Guard Airmen from the 254th Air Base Group meet medical requirements. Guardsmen and Reservists in Guam have built a successful relationship by working together when other resources aren’t available during weekend duty to meet Airmen’s needs.
Charleston Combat Camera teams take first, third in DoD competition
Teams from Joint Base Charleston’s Combat Camera Total Force Initiative squadrons took first and third place at the 2018 Specialist Hilda I. Clayton Best Combat Camera Competition. Four teams of two from the active duty 1st Combat Camera Squadron and the Air Force Reserve's 4th CTCS participated in the competition at Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland, and Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, April 29-May 4.
Pilot exemplifies Total Force Integration
As part of a Total Force Integration initiative, an Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman attended attended the Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) to deploy with his former active-duty squadron. Captivated by the close-air support and combat-search and rescue missions of the A-10C Thunderbolt II, U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Matt Paetzhold, 76th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, joined the ranks of those responsible for effectively integrating multiple weapons systems across the land, air, space and cyber domains.
Combat Comm integrates total force in USAFE-AFAFRICA
Combat communications Airmen, affectionately known as Combat Comm, marked a significant achievement for their career field April 26, 2017, on Ramstein Air Base.
Bad to the Bone: drug interdiction from 30,000 feet
Total Force Integrated Airmen from the 489th Bomb Group and 7th Bomb Wing used the B-1 Lancer to track illicit drug traffickers, or “smugglers,” from South America to the U.S. out of Boca Chica Naval Air Station, Key West, Florida, March 20 - 24.The B-1 or “Bone” assisted the Joint Interagency Task Force South in countering smugglers in the East
Pilots take brotherhood to new heights
Maj. Matthew Shelly, 23d Wing director of inspections and a pilot with the 74th Fighter Squadron, and his younger brother, Capt. Christopher Shelly, 76th Fighter Squadron chief of standards and evaluations, flew in formation together for the first time, April 8, over Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
Maj. Gen. Eugene Haase, Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander, steps aboard a C-145A Skytruck on the Duke Field, Florida, flight line July 28, 2016. In addition to piloting the aircraft on a local training mission, Haase spent the day getting a close-up look at how Duke's Reserve and active-duty Airmen work seamlessly under the One
Former 919 SOW commander dies
The 919th Special Operations Wing mourns the passing of one of its former commanders -- Brig. Gen. Mark Stogsdill.Stogsdill passed away July 19, 2016 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.Stogsdill assumed command of the 919th SOW in 1998 during a period of significant change in the unit's history. The wing had recently converted from the
F-35A nearly combat ready
The first off-station deployment exercise for the F-35A Lightning II confirmed that the Air Force’s newest fighter jet is on track to reach initial operational capability later this year. A declaration of IOC means the F-35A will be combat ready.
AFRC's 2018 GEICO Military Service Award nominee
AFRC 2018 Lance P. Sijan Award nominees
Seven units approved for AF Organizational Excellence Award
Reserve employer receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
340th FTG earns seventh Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
AFRC 2018 Gen. Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award nominee
First female maintenance group commander takes reins
C-5M wing stands down for safety review
From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s
Oklahoma Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve partnership ensures ANG-wide aeromedical evacuation training event
Reserve Firefighters Tackle Aircraft Burn Trainer
United and it feels so good
Air Force Reserve pararescueman laid to rest in Florida
Final respects paid to Staff Sgt. Carl Enis
920th Rescue Wing receives Power and Vigilance Award
Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment
22nd AF commander, reflects on 9/11 experience
22nd AF command teams, community leaders team up for summit success
1993: The 302nd Airlift Wing takes on the MAFFS mission
413th FTG welcomes new commander
Iraqi Air Force provides vital air to Italian pilots