• Kim represents command in Christmas parade

    Maj. Gen. Michael Kim, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Reserve Command, represented the command in the 59th Annual Warner Robins Christmas Parade Dec. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo/Steven French)
  • Liberty Wing now controls weekend fitness assessments

    The 512th Airlift Wing assumed control of reservists' physical fitnessassessment here, during the Unit Training Assemblies, beginning November7.This is the first time the Liberty Wing has conducted their owntesting since 2009, when each unit evaluated their own members."The goalis to reduce the amount of time required for members to participate in
  • Citizen Airmen saves woman at restaurant

    On a Saturday evening after working on base, most traditional reservist wouldn't expect their dinner plans to become a life-saving ordeal.  But that is exactly what happened to Senior Airman Ian Brenner, 514th Maintenance Squadron. While dining with two fellow squadron
  • Timberwolves treat military to FastBreak session

    The Minnesota Timberwolves held an open practice with members of the 934th Airlift Wing, the Minnesota National Guard, the Minnesota Air National Guard and local Veterans Tuesday at their Mayo Clinic Square practice facility. This open special practice was held as part of the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation which provides and supports
  • Four AFRC colonels nominated for brigadier general

    Four Air Force Reserve Command colonels are among the names the president has nominated for promotion to brigadier general. Col. James H. Dienst has been nominated to the rank of brigadier general. Dienst is currently serving as the command surgeon, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.Col. James J. Fontanella has
  • Texas employers experience Reserve mission

    Thirty-three employers boarded a C-5A Galaxy aircraft bound for two Florida bases, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and MacDill Air Force, Nov. 12 as part of the 433rd Airlift Wing's 2015 Employer of the Guard and Reserve Boss Lift.The two-day trip, sponsored by the Department of Defense's ESGR office, gave local military Reserve and Guard
  • Pope crew chiefs earn black letter C-130

    It's a once-in-a-career event, not all that different from hitting a hole-in-one in golf or being dealt a royal flush in poker. In fact, in 25 years of service, it's the first time Master Sgt. Angela Psket, a dedicated crew chief with the Air Force Reserve's 440th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, has earned a black-letter flight on her dedicated
  • Cyber gladiator battles community need

    One of the 960th Cyber Operations Group's CyberGladiators is battling community need by going above and beyond as an avidvolunteer.Maj. Brett Bonin, a Cyber Command & Control Mission Systemsenior duty officer, assigned to the 854th Combat Operations Squadron here, is athree-time awardee of the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal withnearly
  • Hill total force team welcomes F-35

    The 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing formally welcomed the arrival ofthe F-35 Lightning II during a ceremony here today.The event was hostedby Lockheed Martin, the aerospace company that designed and produced theaircraft, to mark the beginning of F-35 operations at the active duty 388th FWand Reserve 419th FW.Although the first two
  • Pope leadership stars on drivetime radio talk show

    Col. Karl Schmitkons, 440th Airlift Wing commander, left, Command Chief Master Sgt. Rocky Hart, 440th AW command chief, middle, and Col. Robert Blake, 440th AW vice commander, right, join Jeff "Goldy" Goldberg and Jim Cooke of WFNC 640 AM radio for a live on-air interview celebrating the third anniversary of WFNC's 'Good Morning Fayetteville' radio