• Just another Phase

    Airmen can be seen crawling like ants over, under and around a B-52 Stratofortress with “MT” on the tail tucked in a hangar on Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. These busy workers are Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Maintenance Squadron. They are lending a hand by performing the phase inspection of a B-52 from Minot Air Force Base, North
  • Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve

    Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, maintained KC-135R Stratotankers here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, strengthening the relationship between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, July 1-29.
  • Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe

    In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations, July 1-29.
  • AFRC's 2016 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    The Air Force Reserve Command's 2016 Outstanding Airman of the Year winners were announced during the OAY banquet at the Marriott Golf Resort, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, April 12, 2017.In the airman category, Staff Sgt. Simone Granada, a sensor operator instructor from the 13th Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, California. In
  • Increased Antarctic airlift capability contributes to science

    Over the past 60 years, winter flying missions have provided a significant contribution to how the National Science Foundation conducts scientific research in Antarctica.The C-17 Globemaster III 2016-2017 season recently wrapped-up, and the night vision goggle capability paired with mid-Austral winter flying continued to be a game changing airlift
  • Marking Change: Capt. Jamie LaRivee

    With childlike wonder she watched as her mother pulled on a pair of combat boots. She witnessed her mother forge forward, knocking down walls that once stood to stall female progression. In the wake of that advancement, there was a maneuverable route the young girl could use to reach her own future goals. Capt. Jamie LaRivee, 21st Airlift Squadron
  • 2nd AF leaders immersed in AF Reserve wing

    Standing in front of a two-star general and explaining what your unit does and why could make anyone’s stomach twist. But members of the 403rd Wing not only did it without breaking a sweat, they did it with energy and passion.
  • Maintaining mobility: Reserve Airmen keep eyes to the sky

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Every time an aircraft takes off from Al Udeid AB, it is required to go through various preflight inspections and checks. The process is reciprocated after it lands, to ensure that the aircraft is working properly and ready at a moment’s notice. Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 746th
  • New Jersey civic leaders visit Military City USA

    The 433rd Airlift Wing here hosted nearly 30 civic leaders with the Air Force Reserve Command’s 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Nov. 29-30. The tour allowed civic leaders the opportunity to see the C-5 mission as well as the medical training facilities at JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston.      The civic leaders
  • Whiteman pilot logs 6,000 A-10 hours

    Nearly three decades of flying and 11 combat deployments later, Lt. Col. John Marks has achieved a milestone that equates to 250 days in the A-10 cockpit, which most fighter pilots will never reach and puts him among the highest time fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force.