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  • Loadmaster first Reservist to complete USAF Weapons School Advanced Instructor Course

    Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Parker, 815th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, returned this week after completing the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Advanced Instructor Course as the first Reserve Citizen Airman to be selected for the school and as the distinguished graduate.
  • NOAA, NHC visit 53rd WRS Hurricane Hunters

    From the outside looking in, hurricane forecasts seem fairly simplistic. On any given local weather station, they show either a spaghetti model or a more conical shaped model predicting a storm’s path and intensity. There might be a high or low pressure system animated into the graphic as well indicating why meteorologists suspect the projected
  • AF reclaims USPA National (Arena) Commander-in-Chief Cup

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – The Air Force reclaimed the U.S. Polo Association National (Arena) Commander-in-Chief Cup, overcoming the Army's valiant efforts during the arena polo tournament held in Poteet and Lockhart, Texas, Oct. 26 and 27.Air Force player Cody Goetz, an Air Force Reserve major and instructor pilot assigned to the
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen aide in Arctic Anvil 2019

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 815th Airlift Squadron, aka ‘Flying Jennies,’ with the 327th AS, provided airlift and airdrop support for the U.S. Army’s Joint Forces Exercise Arctic Anvil, Oct. 1 to 6, 2019.Arctic Anvil is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force culminating training exercise that is being held at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training
  • Air Force Recruiting creates classic association

    Air Force Recruiting Service reached a major milestone Oct. 1 when AFRS and Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service formed a classic associate partnership to bolster effectiveness and combine strategies.As part of the association, AFRC Recruiting Service will align its four recruiting squadrons to become the 367th Recruiting Group. The 367th
  • AFRC restructures the enlisted grade force

    On October 1, more than 3,500 enlisted Reserve Citizen Airmen will see upgrades to their grade authorizations.MAJCOM senior enlisted leaders and other key members reviewed, evaluated and restructured the enlisted grade authorizations as part of the Enlisted Grade Council, established in 2016. The council grew out of a continuous process improvement
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen support Bahama relief efforts following Dorian

    The 815th Airlift Squadron “Flying Jennies” Airmen returned Sept. 17, from a humanitarian mission supporting Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas for a week.During the response to Hurricane Dorian, Department of Defense forces supported U.S. Agency for International Development and the Governor of The Bahamas with military unique
  • Reserve Citizen Airman first recipient of Reserve Officers Association award

    Master Sgt. Christina Stewart said she was speechless when she received a call from Chief Master Sgt. Octavio Ortiz, Air Force Reserve Command’s Development and Training Flight program manager, informing her she won the 2019 Reserve Officers Association’s Outstanding Enlisted of the Year award.
  • Airman saves life in Odessa, Texas, amidst mass shooting

    An Air Force Reserve member was working in a civilian capacity in Odessa, Texas, on August 31, 2019, and helped provide life-saving first-aid to a woman suffering from three gunshot wounds.
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