• Reserve C-130 departs to assist aerial firefighting efforts

    An Air Force Reserve C-130 equipped with a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System departed here today to support ongoing aerial fire fighting efforts in the Western U.S.
  • Maxwell reservists arrive in Romania

    908th Airlift Wing Reservists and aircraft arrived at Otopeni Air Base, Romania, July 24. The 908th is here to complete the first visit of what can be called the Reserve Partnership Program, an extension of the National Guard's State Partnership Program.
  • Linguists harness hidden 'superpower'

    Speaking another language is like having a hidden superpower. By that definition, the Air Force Reserve linguists operating under the 16th Intelligence Squadron are full-on superheroes with a combined capability to speak more than 45 languages and dialects.
  • Hill hosts Fox News

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Maj. Jayson Rickard, F-35 pilot in the 419th Fighter Wing, gives Fox News reporter Allison Barrie an up-close look at the new Gen III helmet during a visit here July 19. Barrie toured the active duty 388th FW and Reserve 419th FW to learn more about the fifth-generation fighter jet and the technology used by Hill’s
  • Citizen Airmen keep RIMPAC flying high

    One of the few common threads interwoven between the twenty-six nations and more than 200 aircraft participating in Rim of the Pacific 2016 is the need for fuel; a lot of it.
  • Reservists lead F-35 ops on drill weekend

    This weekend marks the first time reservists in the 419th Fighter Wing conducted F-35 operations independent of their active duty counterparts.  Reserve Airmen have been integral to the F-35 mission at Hill AFB, working side by side with the active duty 388th Fighter Wing since the first aircraft arrived in September 2015. But this weekend put the
  • SecDef names Employer Support Freedom Award recipients

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today the 15 recipients of the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the DOD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.
  • Providing airpower to Operation Freedom's Sentinel

    Lt. Col. David Efferson, 457th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, climbs in the cockpit of an F-16C Fighting Falcon, June 28, 2016, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The mission of the F-16C is to provide close air support for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)
  • Jackson announces senior leader actions

    The Chief of Air Force Reserve announces the following Senior Leader actions:Major Gen. Michael D. Kim, from Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Base, Georgia, to Acting Vice Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, Georgia. (Temporary assignment until Maj. Gen. William B. Waldrop, Jr., assumes
  • Reserve squadron achieves full operational capability

    After two years of hard work, the 49th Intelligence Squadron has achieved full operational capability.The 49th IS was activated in April 2014 with only 18 members and now stands as a fully functioning squadron with 72 assigned Reservists.“We would like to thank our active duty associate unit, the 97th Intelligence Squadron, the 55th Operations