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  • 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.
  • New medical process gives reservists more time for training

    Instead of spending hours completing their annual Periodic Health Assessments, reservists here were in and out in as little as 15 minutes during the December unit training assembly.
  • 388th FW, 419th FW fly 10,000th F-35A sortie

    Maj. Daniel Toftness, an Air Force reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing, departs for a sortie in an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 18 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The flight marked the 10,000th sortie with the aircraft at Hill since the first operational F-35s arrived in September 2015.
  • Reservist flies Hill's 10,000th F-35A sortie

    Maj. Daniel Toftness, a reservist in the 419th Fighter Wing, departs for a sortie in an F-35A Lightning II Oct. 18, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The flight marked the 10,000th sortie with the aircraft at Hill since the first operational F-35s arrived in September 2015.Hill AFB is slated to be home to three F-35 fighter squadrons with a total
  • AF Cyber College leverages civilian, reservist expertise to help redefine cyber Airmen

    The Air Force’s Cyber College hosted a Functional Mission Analysis Cyber course last month, bringing in top cyber professionals from around the globe to share their expertise with cyber airmen.
  • Reservist earns highest grade in schoolhouse history

    “School, study, sleep, repeat.” That was the life Senior Airman Brandon J. Fitch said he held himself to during his technical training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. In addition to hundreds of hours in the Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program classroom, he dedicated nearly every other waking minute of his time to reading course materials. His effort was worth the sacrifice.
  • IMA program lets crew chief in on ground floor of KC-46 program

    When Air Force leaders announced the KC-46A aerial refueler was in the works, Senior Master Sgt. Constantine Karamargin wanted to get involved in the development process. But first he had to find a way into the program.
  • Hill Airmen play out tricky scenario

    Security forces and explosive ordnance disposal personnel from the 419th Fighter Wing recently teamed up for an exercise to learn how to respond when local citizens at deployed locations turn in weapons from the streets to security checkpoints.   It’s common for local nationals in countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan to interact with security
  • Vietnam, A Look Back: Part III

    Editor's Note: Michael Petersen's story is a four-part series that takes an in-depth look at the hardships, camaraderie and challenges of the Vietnam War and integration back into daily life once returning home. Petersen is a retired Air Force Reserve command chief master sergeant and currently works as a government civilian leading Joint Base
  • Reservist second at Armed Forces Trialthlon Championship

    Maj. Jamie Turner, a Reservist at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, continued her world-class triathlete success as the second female to cross the finish line at the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship in Hammond, Indiana, June 7.  Turner’s accomplishments in her last five races solidified her spot as one of six Airmen selected to compete on
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