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Default Air Force Logo Total force development services now in a single-point center
The Air Force has consolidated all total force development services and resources to a single-point center. All Airmen (active duty, Reserve, Guard and civilian) will now be able to fully utilize all force development resources through the virtual force development center.
0 5/03
2017
F-16 Fighting Falcons from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, taxi down the runway April 21, 2017, at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to participate in the Tactical Leadership Programme. TLP is an annual NATO Mission Commander’s School training program designed to provide joint tactical training with NATO allies to increase NATO coordination and strengthen combined air operations. This type of training is an opportunity for Hill’s active duty and Reserve Airmen to hone their operational and tactical leadership skills with allied air forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Justin Fuchs) Hill F-16s train in NATO exercise
Eight F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft and more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th FW from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are currently at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to participate in the NATO Tactical Leadership Program through May 19, 2017.
0 5/01
2017
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, the chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, discusses her top priorities for the Air Force Reserve during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, March 22, 2017. During the event, Miller, alongside leaders from the active Air Force and Air National Guard, discussed issues facing the Air Force with members of Congress. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen) AF leaders: Total force essential to readiness
Air Force senior leaders testified on the current state of the total force readiness before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.
0 3/24
2017
Default Air Force Logo Five Airmen awarded Olmsted Foundation scholarships
The Air Force has selected five officers for the award of an Olmsted Foundation scholarship, sponsored by the George and Carol Olmsted Foundation, which offers outstanding young military leaders the opportunity to become fluent in a foreign language, pursue graduate study at an overseas university and develop understanding of foreign cultures.
0 3/23
2017
Air Force medics offload a simulated patient connected to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine from an Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter March 4, 2017 at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, as part of the 5th annual MEDBEACH joint medical response exercise. This was the first time an ECMO machine was used aboard a helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Capt. Leslie Forshaw) Joint medical exercise hits the beach
The 920th Aeromedical Staging Squadron hosted the fifth annual MEDBEACH, a joint service exercise, to prepare military medical personnel for deployments by offering realistic hands-on scenarios one could encounter during combat. The exercise also provided 920th RQW reservists an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with their active duty Air Force, Air and Army National Guard and civilian counterparts.
0 3/08
2017
Contractors worked with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to help move a C-130 fuselage trainer, or FuT, which is a platform where aeromedical evacuation crews can perform 100 percent of readiness skills. It is an innovative, cost effective, improved training platform for total force AE and ground support personnel in terms of aircraft configuration familiarization and realistic, high-fidelity task training and mission simulation. (Photos by Senior Airman Tristin English). Total Force aeromedical Airmen receive new trainer
Scott Air Force Base Airmen recently began using a new ground aeromedical evacuation (AE) fuselage trainer (FuT) here. Through coordination with Air Mobility Command, the 375th Air Mobility Wing secured a C-130H Hercules aircraft that was scheduled for decommissioning from Little Rock AFB, Arkansas in 2016. The C-130 is the primary aircraft for this squadron and performs a large amount of patient evacuations while downrange, said Maj. Mark Hassett, the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron operations flight commander.
0 2/24
2017
Three U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation during Checkered Flag 17-1, Dec. 8, 2016. The integration training pilots receive during exercises like Checkered Flag ensure they can seamlessly work together in a real-world combat situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III/Released) Active duty, Guard, Reserve integrate during Checkered Flag 17-1
Active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard Airmen from around the country worked together through total force integration at Checkered Flag from Dec. 5-16. They prepared to rapidly respond to any current, real-world conflict, and trained for the future of air dominance.
0 12/19
2016
A California Air National Guard F-15C Eagle takes off from the flightline on Graf Ignatievo, Bulgaria, Sept. 8, 2016. Four of the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron’s F-15Cs will conduct joint NATO air policing missions with the Bulgarian air force to police the host nation’s sovereign airspace Sept. 9-16, 2016. The squadron forward deployed to Graf Ignatievo from Campia Turzii, Romania, where they serve on a theater security package deployment to Europe as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden) Bulgaria, US commence joint air policing
The U.S. and Bulgarian air forces are conducting a joint NATO air policing mission in Bulgaria Sept. 9-16, which enables on-demand response capabilities that serve to mitigate and deter violations and infringements on Bulgarian sovereign airspace. Working alongside the Bulgarian Air Force are four F-15C Eagles from the California and Massachusetts Air National Guards, along with approximately 75 Airmen from the 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron.
0 9/12
2016
Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group out of Travis Air Force Base, California, get positioned to attach a HUMVEE to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, during Exercise Northern Strike, Aug. 9, 2016. Exercise Northern Strike is a large-scale exercise coordinated by the Michigan Army National Guard and features Army, Marines and Air Force working together for total force integration.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Amber Carter) Contingency response Airmen support exercise Northern Strike
Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group here recently participated in exercise Northern Strike at Grayling Army Airfield and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center in Michigan. Northern Strike is a large-scale exercise coordinated by the Michigan Army National Guard and features Army, Marines and Air Force working together for total force integration. It concludes Aug. 20.
0 8/18
2016
Default Air Force Logo Detachment standardizes aeromedical qualification training for total force
Airmen assigned to 31 aeromedical evacuation squadrons across the Air Force must complete vigorous training to provide lifesaving in-transit care on fixed-wing aircraft. The 375th Air Mobility Wing’s newest formal training unit, Detachment 4, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the only hub for this distinctive training.
0 7/12
2016
U.S. Air Force pilots from the Alaska Air National Guard's 144th Airlift Squadron prepare to take off in a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 17, 2016. The transport mission was one of the last combat missions during the 144th AS's final C-130 deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis/Released) Two missions, one fight
The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron have two different missions, yet work together every day to ensure the single mission of the C-130 Hercules can equip and prepare our forces to stay in the fight another day.
0 7/06
2016
Default Air Force Logo AF announces total force award
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the annual General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during a retirement dinner held in honor of the award’s namesake in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2016.This new Air Force-level award will be presented to the service’s top total force team that demonstrates improved effectiveness, operational
0 6/24
2016
Senior Master Sgt. Samuel Rock, an Air Force Reserve volunteer from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., works with Senior Airman Quilan Johansen, of the 412th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, on an F-16 Fighting Falcon radar waveguide pressurization. Reservists are augmenting F-16 support for KC-46 Pegasus testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air force photo/Kenji Thuloweit) Total force integration significant in KC-46 support
When the Air Force and Boeing launched the KC-46 Pegasus program, the 412th Test Wing was tagged as one of the prime players in testing and validation of the aircraft. To help with this, the wing is now relying on support from the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve.
0 6/02
2016
Lt. Col. Duane Richardson, the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, left, and Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Thomas, the 22nd AMXS superintendent, reveal the dedicated crew chief box on a KC-135 Stratotanker May 2, 2016, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The 22nd AMXS and the 931st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron held a DCC induction ceremony where 58 DCCs and assistant DCCs were assigned to 25 KC-135 Stratotankers. (Courtesy photo) Total force program aims to streamline KC-135 upkeep
Active-duty and Reserve maintainers at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, have teamed up as part of a new total force integration program to improve maintenance on KC-135 Stratotankers.
0 5/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo Total force effort trains future KC-46 pilots
A group of total force Airmen has been selected to participate in the initial operational test and evaluation of the KC-46 Pegasus as the Air Force prepares for the tanker’s arrival to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.
0 5/14
2016
Default Air Force Logo New Reserve unit to open doors at Keesler
The 403rd Wing is going through a period of growth with the activation of an additional aircraft maintenance squadron solely focused on keeping the 815th Airlift Squadron's 10 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft healthy and in the air.
0 3/23
2016
Lt. Col. Kevin Krauss, the 607th Air Mobility Division assistant director of mobility forces, takes notes as Brig. Gen. Steven Bullard, the 607th AMD director of mobility forces, discusses potential airlift operations during exercise Key Resolve 16 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 8, 2016. When the 607th AMD reviews airlift options, there are several safety precautions that must be evaluated before making a decision. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) Total force team moves the mission in defending South Korea
In an effort to deter aggression, fighter aircraft routinely fly while troops on the ground mobilize and train to defend South Korea. However, there still lies another piece to the puzzle. That puzzle piece is none other than the 607th Air Mobility Division.
1 3/14
2016
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks at an all call during his visit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 17, 2016. Welsh stressed the importance of executing the Global Strike mission and expressed his gratitude to the total force Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joel Pfiester) CSAF celebrates Whiteman total force excellence
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III visited Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Feb. 16-18 to engage with civic leaders and meet Airmen of the world's only B-2 Spirit stealth bomber base.
0 2/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo AF leaders gather to talk professionalism
Air Force leaders discussed the future of professionalism in the total force and how to forge better Airmen during a summit here Dec. 2-3. Nearly 80 leaders from all major commands joined stakeholders from Headquarters Air force, Air University, U.S. Air Force Academy, and the Air Force Guard and Reserve to pool resources and learn what the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence has to offer.
1 12/11
2015
Scott Van Cleef, the chairman of the board for the Air Force Association, relays questions from the crowd to senior leaders from the active-duty, Guard and Reserve components about the total force, during the AFA’s Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition in Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. The conference and exposition brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current aerospace specialists from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community today. (Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook) AF leadership talks total force
Members of senior leadership from the active-duty Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, as well as the principal deputy to the secretary of the Air Force for manpower and reserve affairs, convened for a discussion panel regarding the status of the total force at the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 16 in Washington D.C.
0 9/22
2015
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