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  • Running with faith: an Airman’s journey to redemption

    Standing there with a knife in hand and cold-hearted from the most devastating news of his life, Master Sgt. Brandan “Troy” Keel contemplated an irreversible decision. Looking into his wife’s eyes after learning she was pregnant with another man’s baby, he couldn’t fathom living anymore. Suicide, he thought, was imminent.
  • B-52 pilot reconnects with retired aircraft

    Lt. Col. Stephen Miracle, 10th Flight Test Squadron B-52 flight commander, recently took part in a mission to fly a regenerated B-52 from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, to Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. The feat was only the second time a Stratofortress returned to service from Davis-Monthan's "Boneyard."
  • Reservist key player in saving space station

    When a missile launched by India destroyed a low orbit Indian satellite during a test last month, it sent more than 400 pieces of debris spiraling toward the International Space Station and astronauts on board.
  • Vietnam era crew chief reunites with his aircraft 40 years later

    William J. Fuselier is a retired Master Sergeant, a Vietnam War Veteran, a Bronze Star recipient, and a former crew chief for the KC-135 Stratotanker, tail number 3543 more than 40 years ago. He recently came to the 459th Air Refueling wing to visit his old aircraft that still holds thousands of pounds of fuel and countless memories.“My tanker was
  • Air Force handpicks Reserve Airmen to lead customer-focused innovation

    The BRICE app is an iOS app provided with a tablet that brings technical data, forms, and other tools to Airmen on the flight line. The new app has proven to reduce wasted man hours walking back and forth to the tool crib, or office for computer access. This improves flight readiness, data entry, and quickens turnaround time for routine maintenance.
  • Part-time Airman is also a part-time ninja

    Reserve duty enables Citizen Airman to focus on personal and professional priorities
  • Air Force Reserve senior leaders visit deployed ADAB members

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, command chief of AFRC, visited deployed Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 13, 2019.
  • Finding Resilient Leaders

    In the beginning of December, the Air Force Reserve Command set out to recognize the NYPD for their support to the Air Force Reserve. Through coordination with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Gibbs was able to nominate James P. O’Neill, NYC police commissioner, for the Patriot Award in time for Scobee's visit. The signing of the ESGR’s Statement of Support also further solidified our cooperation with the NYPD.
  • AFRC safety award recognizes excellence

    Tech. Sgt. Terence A. Kung was recognized as the AFRC Outstanding Weapons Safety Non-Commission Officer of the Year for 2018.
  • AFRC Yellow Ribbon program celebrates 10th anniversary

    Organizers with the Air Force Reserve Command’s flagship deployer support program celebrated its 10th anniversary training event here over the weekend.
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