• Alamo Wing inducts 17 Honorary Commanders

    Seventeen civic and business leaders were officially inducted into the 433rd Airlift Wing's Honorary Commanders Program during a ceremony March 5 in downtown San Antonio.The ceremony, hosted by Col. David Scott, 433rd AW vice commander, is a time-honored tradition, signifying the important ties between the military and civilian communities."We are
  • AFRC nominates Breazeale, wife for O'Malley Award

    Air Force Reserve Command recently announced its nominees for the 2016 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award, and the 301st Fighter Wing commander and spouse team took the spot.Col. John Breazeale, 301st Fighter Wing commander, and Mrs. Karen Breazeale earned the nomination based upon their contributions to the Air Force Reserve, wing, and
  • 2016 AFR/ANG Teen Summits Now Open

    Air Force Services Activity Child and Youth Programs (AFSVA CYP) is pleased to announce the 2016 Air Force Reserve (AFR) and Air National Guard (ANG) Teen Leadership Summits! Each summit will allow teens the opportunity to explore and develop their leadership skills, build self-confidence and form lasting friendships.The Classic Teen Leadership
  • Command announces senior leader actions

    The Chief of Air Force Reserve announces the following senior leader actions.Col. Scott T. McLean, from Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Director of Space Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Plans, and Requirements,Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, D.C., to Deputy Commander, 9th Space Operations Squadron, Joint
  • B-one team, B-one fight

    Five months after the reactivation of the Reserve 489th Bomb Group, they are working side-by-side with the active duty Airmen in the 7th Bomb Wing here. During the bomb group’s February Unit Training Assembly, the maintenance crews from both units combined to complete an aircraft generation exercise. “My Airmen are working the same 12-hour shifts
  • AFRC announces Media Contest winners

    Air Force Reserve Command announced the winners of the 2015 Media Contest during the Public Affairs Symposium in Atlanta, Feb. 11.The following winners will go on to represent AFRC in the Air Force-level competition.Web-based Publication: 439th Airlift Wing Public Affairs, Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts.Website/Blog: 434th Air Refueling
  • AFRC announces awards for Communication Excellence

    Air Force Reserve Command announced the winners of the 2015 Awards for Communication Excellence during the Public Affairs Symposium in Atlanta, Feb. 11.The following winners will go on to represent AFRC in the Air Force-level competition.Major Henry H. "Hap" Arnold Award for Public Affairs Communication Effectiveness: 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force
  • Air Force Reserve Command crowns public affairs champ

    The commander of the Air Reserve Personnel Center, Brig. Gen. Samuel “Bo” Mahaney, was presented the Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Champion Award by Maj. Gen. Michael Kim, mobilization assistant to the AFRC commander at the AFRC PA Leadership Symposium in Marietta, Ga., Feb. 9. The AFRC PA Champion award recognizes commanders who
  • Curing today’s IT blues and building tomorrow’s cyber force

    You have been at your desk for hours, typing away. Suddenly, your computer screen turns blue. Your palms start to sweat, knees grow weak, arms get heavy and heart starts beating faster than the speed of sound. You were so focused on the task at hand, you don’t remember if you saved your work. You think you did, but self-doubt fills every ounce of
  • Korean depot maintenance saves Reserve time, money

    A 943rd Rescue Group HH-60 returned to Davis-Monthan AFB Jan. 28 after a year at the Korean Air Lines Joint Depot Level Maintenance facility for its 78-month major overhaul.This is the first time that the Air Force Reserve Command has sent one of its helicopters to Korea instead of using stateside depots."We were the first in the lower 48 to use