• Florida Reserve Airmen fly Texas relief missions

    A contingent of 95 Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing, Cocoa Beach, Florida, joined forces with several other groups of military rescue assets and were airborne within the first few hours of arriving here, exercising their combat rescue skills over and around Houston.
  • 301st supports Hurricane Harvey relief

    Air Force Master Sgt. Viviana Molina, 73rd Aerial Port Squadron air transportation, secures webbing straps on 90,000 lbs. of American Red Cross supplies August 29, 2017, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Supplies included blankets and cots and were transported as part of the
  • Patriot Wyvern tests Airmen’s skills during unit inspection

    Members of the 349th Air Mobility Wing participated in a Patriot Wyvern exercise putting their readiness skills to the test at Travis Air Force Base, California, July 22 – 23.
  • MacDill Reservists hone readiness skills in Germany

    Citizen Airmen from the 927th Logistics Readiness Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, came here to maintain their mission ready status, July 7-23, 2017. Unlike active duty military, traditional Reservists only have one weekend a month and two weeks a year to stay current on all training requirements to be considered deployable for worldwide
  • Pilots take brotherhood to new heights

    Maj. Matthew Shelly, 23d Wing director of inspections and a pilot with the 74th Fighter Squadron, and his younger brother, Capt. Christopher Shelly, 76th Fighter Squadron chief of standards and evaluations, flew in formation together for the first time, April 8, over Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
  • 307th Bomb Wing hosts reunion

    The 307th Bomb Wing hosted a reunion March 30 - April 1 celebrating its 75th anniversary of the wing.
  • AMC, Industry partner to enhance virtual training

    Canadian Aviation Electronics USA, the primary contractor for the KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew training system, recently received authorization to operate on the Air Force’s Distributed Training Center Network. This means the KC-135 Stratotanker simulators will be connected to other mobility Air Force platforms allowing for live, virtual-constructive training between different bases. The first base to receive networked capabilities is Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, followed by Fairchild AFB; March Air Reserve Base, California; Grissom ARB, Indiana; and MacDill AFB, Florida.
  • Wing leaders discuss F-35 role in national security

    Col. David Smith, 419th Fighter Wing commander, and Col. David Lyons, 388th FW commander, took part in a panel discussion on F-35A capability and performance during a national security conference March 31 in Salt Lake City.
  • Marking Change: Senior Airman Cassandra Hickman

    The cargo pallet glides smoothly down the flight deck into place. She moves through the compartment confidently, inspecting each pallet as she circles. Before the aircraft jets off to foreign lands, she verifies proper weight distribution, cargo placement and that the pallets are secured. During flight, she ensures the comfort of passengers and
  • Marchbanks Building is a family affair

    The widow of the first Chief of the Air Force Reserve visited the 433rd Airlift Wing here March 17. Mrs. Peggy Marchbanks and her family toured the building that bears the name of her late husband, Maj. Gen. Tom E. Marchbanks, Jr., who served as CAFR from January 1968 to February 1971.