Tag: AFReserve
  • Dobbins first to test new aviation technology

    A team from Air Force Reserve Command arrived at Dobbins Air Reserve Base the week of Sept. 30 to test the first-of-its-kind Mobile Mission Kit with the 94th Airlift Wing.The 94th AW became the first unit in the Air Force to test out this new system for documenting flight information that is estimated to save at least 19-million dollars in man
  • Reserve rescue assists with search for cargo ship

    The 920th Rescue Wing deployed an aircraft Tuesday in support of the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin.A wing aircrew departed from here in an HC-130P/N King aircraft today at approximately 10:45 a.m. with two 4-man pararescue teams on board.The Reserve wing joins
  • Reserve recruiters reach goal for 15th straight year

    For the 15th consecutive year, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service has met the command’s accession goal. Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, AFRC commander, sent a congratulatory message to recruiters praising them for meeting their fiscal year 2015 goal. “Thank you for your outstanding efforts in achieving the FY15 command goal of 8,000 plus
  • Combat Comm Airmen repair Honduran hospital network

    Combat communications Airmen with the U.S. Air Force Reserve's 35th Combat Communication Squadron from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, restored Internet connectivity to a local hospital in Trujillo, Honduras.The Airmen restored connectivity to 19 offices and 24 workstations allowing 30 users to connect and track patients at the Dr. Salvador
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Joaquin

    An aircrew with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron "Hurricane Hunters," an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, flew their third mission into Hurricane Joaquin early this morning.The crew measured strong flight-level winds of 83 miles per hour, surface winds of 76 miles per hour and a
  • October issue of Citizen Airman is online

    The October issue of Citizen Airman Magazine is now available. The cover story is about Maj. Dan Rooney, a T-38 Talon pilot at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, a PGA golf professional and founder of Folds of Honor, an organization that provides annual educational scholarships to the military families of those who have been killed or disabled while
  • Pope leadership stars on drivetime radio talk show

    Col. Karl Schmitkons, 440th Airlift Wing commander, left, Command Chief Master Sgt. Rocky Hart, 440th AW command chief, middle, and Col. Robert Blake, 440th AW vice commander, right, join Jeff "Goldy" Goldberg and Jim Cooke of WFNC 640 AM radio for a live on-air interview celebrating the third anniversary of WFNC's 'Good Morning Fayetteville' radio
  • Commander meets USAFA volleyball team

    Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, commander, Air Force Reserve Command and chief of the Air Force Reserve, met the U.S. Air Force Academy women's volleyball team during the Service Academy Challenge at the Pentagon. The USAFA team lost to West Point 3-2, but beat Harvard in the Sept. 11 matches. The team visited the Pentagon and met with Jackson, who