• AFRC announces 2015 Chaplain Corps awards

    Air Force Reserve Command has announced the 2015 Air Force Reserve Chaplain Corps awards.Headquarters Air Force Chaplain Corps Awards:Thoralf T. Thielen Award for the Outstanding Reserve Chaplain of the Year, Chaplain (Capt.) Quanika Bynum, 42nd Air Base Wing/HC, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.Citizen Airman Award for the Outstanding Reserve
  • Hill F-35s form up for combat training

     F-35 pilots here began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training range in the west desert this week.Active duty and Reserve pilots from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings will use the jet’s intricate computer network to evade a series of simulated threats. They’ll also work together to detect and jam enemy
  • Reservist's submariner days resurface

    Former crewmembers of submarines USS Cavalla SS - SSK - AGSS - 244 and USS Cavalla SSN 684 gather with their shipmates, families and friends at Seawolf Park in Galveston, Texas, for the “All Cavalla Reunion Memorial Service,” Apr. 23, 2016. The bi-annual reunion is an opportunity for former shipmates to reconnect, make new friends and honor the
  • Reserve wings host community, military leaders

    Col. Erich C. Novak, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander briefs local community and military leaders during the April 20, 2016 Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance Military Affairs Council Area Chiefs of Staff meeting. The organization's April meeting was held in an aircraft maintenance hangar at the 302nd Airlift Wing allowing the Reserve
  • Reserve officer being recognized for intervening in stabbing

    City officials in Newport News, Virginia, are planning to formally recognize an Air Force reservist who intervened in a dispute that resulted in the stabbing of a local woman.Capt. Erick of the 718th Intelligence Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was on his way home after a unit training assembly on April 12, 2015, when he saw a man
  • Reservists win 4 of 5 Air Force ISR awards

    Air Force reservists won four of the five 2015 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Awards presented to members of the air reserve components.The four winners are:Maj. Robyn D. Turner, 706th Fighter Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Outstanding Air Reserve Component ISR Field Grade Officer of the Year.Capt. Erick J.
  • President's FY17 budget impacts Air Force Reserve

    The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal year 2017 includes a number of proposed changes for the Air Force Reserve.If enacted into law, the DOD budget request would reduce the Air Force Reserve manpower end-strength by 200 positions and increase the Air Force Reserve’s presence in a number of mission areas. Following is a summary of Air
  • ARPC announces leadership change

    Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, chief of Air Force Reserve, announced the following senior leader changes Feb. 5, 2016.Brig. Gen. Samuel "Bo" Mahaney, commander, Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center here will become the Reserve Deputy Director, Director of Operations, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.Mahaney will relinquish command
  • AFRC nominates Torres for recognition

    The Air Force Reserve Command named Senior Airman Erica Torres, 349th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, as the command's nominee for the 2016 Noncommissioned Officers Association Vanguard Award.
  • McConnell refueling group to gain wing status

    The Air Force will redesignate the 931st Air Refueling Group as a wing in an official ceremony in early 2016.The newly designated 931st Air Refueling Wing will grow by nearly 400 personnel to meet the needs of the wing.The wing designation will also establish the 931st Operations Group, the 931st Maintenance Group, and the 931st Force Support