• Military Kids Appreciation Event

    The Key Spouse Program hosted a drive-through event for military families in light of the Month of the Military Child at Air Force Reserve Command Headquarters, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, on April 29, 2021. (U.S. Air Force video by Jacob Keenum) 
  • Alamo Wing hosts UTSA AFROTC commissioning ceremony with former CSAF

    The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted the University of Texas at San Antonio Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Spring commissioning ceremony here, May 14.
  • 25th APS Hones Air Drop Capabilities during Auburn Tide

    The 25th Aerial Port Squadron took part in a series of tactical air drops here over the course of a tactical flying week in late March. These drops were part of the larger exercise named Auburn Tide, a wing-wide demonstration of pre-deployment readiness aimed at sharpening the skills of 908th Airmen in the months leading up to the largest deployment in the wing’s history.
  • Joining Forces for Arizona

    Members of the Arizona National Guard and the 944th Fighter Wing joined forces to help make COVID-19 vaccines available to Arizona residents by partnering at Point of Dispensing stations throughout the state.
  • Thai exchange officer rises to challenges, broadens aviation skills

    Maintaining robust working relationships with our U.S. network of allies and partners is a key asset for the U.S. Air Force. The international Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP) offers one avenue to enduring ties with our global mission partners.Lieutenant Colonel Saksorn Fhaikhao, Royal Thai Air Force C-130 instructor pilot, spent nearly
  • Reservists bring out the big guns

    Reservists assigned to the 512th Airlift Wing’s Security Forces Squadron completed heavy weapons qualification training May 7 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, to ensure proficiency on three heavy weapons. Over 20 defenders participated in the weeklong training, which included classroom and hands-on training in weapon function and safety, and day and nighttime weapons firing.
  • Failed Attempt: Hope

    Master Sgt. (ret.) James Rials, former production supervisor for the 403rd Maintenance Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., shared his story of how he got to a place in his life that led to a near suicide attempt and how that led him to seek help. Through sharing his story, Rials hopes that Airmen that come after him will learn from his mistakes
  • Not just crisis managers

    Holding a special duty that requires knowing the pulse of the unit and how to take care of Airmen through good times and stressful times takes a unique type of person. First Sergeants, also known as Shirts, are those unique people who dedicate themselves to the welfare of their Airmen.
  • Air Force Reserve led KC-46A candidate bases announced

    Today the Department of the Air Force announced six candidate bases for future Reserve-led KC-46A Pegasus operations with plans for 12 permanently affixed aircraft to be stationed at the base chosen.
  • Two A-10C Thunderbolt II jet engine mechanics assist NASCAR’s Kansas Speedway

    Weather in the Midwest is unpredictable and even the slightest accumulation of moisture on the track can pose a major risk to NASCAR drivers on race day. To combat unwanted moisture, the racetrack is cured with a dryer attached to the bed of a truck that blasts hot air via jet engines straight onto the track. With a slight chance of rain in the forecast for the highly anticipated Buschy McBush Race 400, a broken dryer, contracted repair team unavailable, and the closest spare multiple states away, the Kansas Speedway reached out to the 442d Fighter Wing for assistance.