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  • IMA, USAFA grad first to play MLB

    Capt. Griffin Jax put his baseball dream on hold when he joined the Air Force, but the flexibility of being an Individual Mobilization Augmentee has allowed him to take the mound again … and this time, he’s playing for a Major League Baseball team.Jax made Air Force Academy history earlier this summer as the first cadet to play at the MLB level. He
  • 513th Air Control Group leads testing of next-gen collaboration tech

    In today’s Air Force operations, chat is king. Using technology developed in the late 80s, AWACS aircrew members pass text line-by-line to other command and control agencies to make requests, update on developing situations or deliver results from completed missions.
  • The only two “Supra Coders” in the Air Force Reserve

    The only two Reserve Citizen Airmen to attend the “Supra Coders” course are both part of the 310th Space Wing’s 4th Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado.
  • Airmen hone expeditionary skills at Rally in Rockies exercise

    Active, Air National Guard and Reserve Airmen gathered in Colorado and Wyoming for 22nd Air Force’s flagship exercise Rally in the Rockies Sept. 12-17, 2021, which is designed to develop Airmen for combat operations by challenging them with realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum of operations during military actions, operations or hostile environments.
  • AFRC command chief talks unity and respect with 934th Airlift Wing's Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. Tim White, the Air Force Reserve Command Chief, visited the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station on Sept. 11, 2021. White toured the base and met with Airmen, and delivered a message of unity after a year of COVID-19, the civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd, and the January 6 insurrection.
  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 1

    Personnel conducted a high altitude, low opening jump during Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 13, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. HALO jumps are typically employed when stealth is necessary to infiltrate enemy territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)
  • Under Secretary of the Air Force talks mandatory COVID vaccination efforts with Air Force Reserve

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- During a roundtable discussion at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sep. 11, 2021, Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones met with Air Force reservists to discuss the DoD-wide COVID-19 vaccination directive and its quickly approaching completion deadline of Dec. 2, 2021, for the Air Force
  • 914 ARW trains with U.S. Army medics for battlefield medical treatment & K-9 support

    The 914th Aeromedical Staging Squadron of the 914th Air Refueling Wing conducted battlefield mass casualty and aeromedical evacuation training with the 691st Medical Detachment from the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Utica, New York, The 1982nd Forward Surgical Team from the Armed Forces Reserve Center here at Niagara, and the 642nd Aviation Support
  • Reserve C-130 aerial firefighting teams fly during second busiest wildfire season

    The 302nd Airlift Wing has three C-130 aircraft flying sorties out of McClellan Air Tanker Base this year in Sacramento County, California, performing an aerial firefighting mission unique within the Air Force Reserve. Since first being activated on July 20, the 302 AW has been working together with other military aircraft from Nevada Air National Guard’s 152 AW, Wyoming ANG’s 153 AW, and California ANG’s 146 AW to drop millions of gallons of fire retardant in support of fire suppression efforts in California.
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