Tag: Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization
  • HQ RIO releases full IR survey results

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization’s vision continues to be making it easy for Individual Reservists (IRs) to serve.  In addition to the 40 plus improvements we’ve made to get after that vision, we launched an IR survey and I am grateful for the feedback we received.    How satisfied are you serving as an IR?  How often do your
  • HQ RIO announces 2016 Individual Reservists of Year

    The Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization announced the 2016 Individual Reservists of the Year, April 4. The award program recognizes the accomplishments of the outstanding Airmen who augment active-duty forces and government agencies world-wide. A team of Airmen from the Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center evaluated the nomination packages and selected the winners.
  • HQ RIO announces top Individual Reservists of 2016

    Two enlisted and two officers were named Individual Reservists for 2016.
  • HQ RIO Airmen earn AFRC manpower, personnel awards

    Two Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization Airmen earned top spots in the 2016 Air Force Reserve Command Manpower and Personnel Awards.
  • Flexible reserve opportunities supporting Air Force auxiliary

    For Airmen who want to continue serving their country, but can no longer commit to a monthly or annual schedule, the Civil Air Patrol Reserve Assistance Program may be their next career move.The program, CAPRAP for short, utilizes officer and enlisted Reserve Airmen as liaisons between local CAP squadrons and the Air Force. The program is operated
  • Retiring PA Chief emphasizes power of story

    Sitting in a small Mexican restaurant in Centennial, Colorado, during the waning hours of the final day of an Air Force career that touched five decades, Chief Master Sgt. Tom Kimball exercises a craft he has spent his entire life perfecting - storytelling. Kimball, who told the Air Force’s story as a public affairs Airman during his 22-year
  • Reservist wraps up two-year mobilization, supports OIR in Turkey

    Over the past two years, Individual Mobilization Augmentee Col. Carl Magnusson has travelled the globe in support of a variety of U.S. operations.The U.S. Pacific Command Air Force Reservist has seen Japan, the Philippines, and Mongolia as a joint exercise control group director, and most recently, Kuwait and Turkey, where he supported Operation
  • New mobile app for IMAs is “everywhere you are”

    The RIO Connect – IMA Mobile Wingman app is available to both Android and Apple users and offers IMAs easy access to the tools and information they need to manage their careers, when and where they need it.
  • Reservist shares civilian skills to support SOCOM Para-Commandos

    Bill Walsh is a familiar face to the people of Charleston, S.C.  He’s been the lead weather forecaster for the #1 station there for 30 years.  His face is on billboards and his professional Facebook page has 17,000 followers.  Many Charleston residents have come to rely on Bill for his forecasts; some also know about his “side gig.”  Bill is also
  • Reservist leads active-duty squadron

    As commander of the 460th Comptroller Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentee Maj. Christopher Humphrey is responsible for an organization that provides customer support to 80,000 customers in the Denver area, manages the 460th Space Wing’s finances, and ensures all financial laws and regulations are followed.