Tag: AFReserve
  • Ice Power meets Air Power

    Players with the Washington Capitals visited Joint Base Andrews, Md., Dec. 1,2015 to learn about the Air Force mission. The event, which was hosted in the459th Air Refueling Wing hangar, included special performances by the U.S. AirForce band Max Impact, Honor Guard, 11th Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal, aswell as static displays from the 459 ARW,
  • Liberty Wing now controls weekend fitness assessments

    The 512th Airlift Wing assumed control of reservists' physical fitnessassessment here, during the Unit Training Assemblies, beginning November7.This is the first time the Liberty Wing has conducted their owntesting since 2009, when each unit evaluated their own members."The goalis to reduce the amount of time required for members to participate in
  • Citizen Airmen saves woman at restaurant

    On a Saturday evening after working on base, most traditional reservist wouldn't expect their dinner plans to become a life-saving ordeal.  But that is exactly what happened to Senior Airman Ian Brenner, 514th Maintenance Squadron. While dining with fellow squadron members, at a local restaurant, Brenner saved a woman from what could've
  • Warthogs win battle in Warsaw

    Residents of Warsaw, Missouri may not have realized it, but their city hosted a military exercise November 19. The premise that day involved simulated large, enemy armored vehicles that had rolled into Warsaw, Missouri.The exercise was part of a longstanding program that the 442d Fighter Wing, and particularly it's 303d Fighter Squadron, have
  • Four AFRC colonels nominated for brigadier general

    Four Air Force Reserve Command colonels are among the names the president has nominated for promotion to brigadier general. Col. James H. Dienst has been nominated to the rank of brigadier general. Dienst is currently serving as the command surgeon, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.Col. James J. Fontanella has
  • ARMAC salutes military during 63rd annual luncheon

    A crowd of more than 700 people, ranging from top tier military leaders to business and community partners, to current serving and former military members gathered at the Cobb Galleria Centre for the 63rd Annual Atlanta Regional Military Affairs Council Military Appreciation Luncheon Nov. 16 in Atlanta, Georgia.ARMAC, in partnership with the Cobb
  • Aerial firefighters reflect on mission challenges

    In early October the National Interagency Fire Center lowered the National Wildfire Preparedness level to one, its lowest level of five indicating national large fire activity had reduced to minimal levels. With this, and with what appears to be the end of hot, dry conditions in the western U.S., the 2015 aerial fire fighting season may be drawing
  • STARBASE Robins where children are the future

    STARBASE Robins recently celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Museum of Aviation, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. STARBASE Robins staff, Air Force Reserve Command leadership, students and teachers gathered for the celebration. STARBASE is a premier Department of Defense educational program that uses hands-on activities to get students excited
  • Warner Robins honors veterans

    Diana Vining sings the National Anthem during the Warner Robins Veteran’s Day observances at City Hall Nov. 11. Brig. Gen. John Hickok, right, deputy director of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, attended on behalf of the command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robert Helton)
  • Luke Boss Day 'well worth the trip'

    "This was just fabulous, well worth the trip" said Bobbie Gibbons, an insurance agent who traveled from Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend the Boss's Day event here Nov. 7.  Gibbons was among 85 employers who visited the Air Force Reserve's 944th Fighter Wing to get a glimpse into the military service of their employees.  "We have two goals here