Citizen Airmen
  • Tinker Citizen Airmen Deploy to Turkey

    Ninety-Four Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here departed for a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey to support Operation Inherent Resolve with KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support. The group of Reserve Airmen, made up of a mix of operations group and maintenance group professionals is one of the largest groups to leave
  • Flyover magic unveiled

    There is a lot of coordination that goes into a flyover, and recently the 446th Airlift Wing performed one for the University of Washington Huskies football game Saturday. Right on cue, as the last verse of the national anthem was sung, the C-17 hit its timing mark and made the audience roar with excitement seeing the aircraft fly from end zone to end zone at Husky Stadium.
  • MacDill Citizen Airmen 'Stand Down' for veterans

    Citizen Airmen from the 927th Air Refueling Wing and active duty Airmen from the 6th Air Mobility Wing Dental Clinic here, traveled to the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Hudson, Florida to join with hundreds of other community volunteers for Operation Stand Down, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1.
  • Active duty captain runs for AF Reserve Command

    What motivates someone to run a 26.2-mile marathon? To run 12 to 24 miles a couple times a week to train? To sacrifice family time and inflict physical pain that could last for days? For one member of Air Force Reserve Command’s challenge team competing in the 20th running of the Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on Sept.
  • Running reservist pursues passion

    Reservist, Major Brian Cummings will represent nearly 70,000 Citizen Airmen in the 20th Air Force Marathon Saturday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where out of 100 applicants, only he and nine others were chosen to represent the Air Force Reserve Command.
  • Air Force Reserve runners go the extra mile and more

    America’s Citizen Airmen are known for going the extra mile, juggling their family life, civilian employment and commitment to the nation’s defense just as a juggler keeps a number of objects in the air, in unison, perfectly timed, spaced and synchronized.
  • AFRC Community Spotlight: A8

    Regulating money and deciding where it should be used is a challenging process, but it is one the A8 directorate focuses on every day. A8PE balances a five billion dollar budget every year and A8PB has the task of deciding which current and future missions are going to continue to receive that money. They both have to plan, allocate and justify the
  • McChord members summit Mount Rainer

    As part of the U.S. Air Force 50 Summits Challenge, 8 Team McChord members summited Mount Rainer. Standing at 14,411 feet tall, Mount Rainer is the tallest mountain in Washington and one of the 50 summits that was yet to be summited under the 50 Summits Challenge until now.
  • USSOCOM sees a 'Ghost'

    Gen. Raymond Thomas III, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, and Maj. Gen. Richard Haddad, vice commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, unveiled the latest painting by award- winning artist Maj. Warren Neary in a ceremony May 23.Haddad described "The Ghost Over the Highway" painting as an "exquisite piece of artwork that symbolizes the
  • AFRC Community Spotlight: A6X division keeping pace with cyber needs of the nation

    Cyber is critical to our nation’s defense. And it’s a mission area that is expanding across the Department of Defense. Air Force Reserve Command’s A6 directorate is keeping pace with the frantic demand for additional capabilities.Within the A6 directorate, the plans, programs, and resources division, or A6X, is developing cyber units and