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  • Patriot Wyvern hones Reserve wing’s readiness skills

    Airmen from the 349th Air Mobility Wing took part in a Patriot Wyvern exercise here Feb. 10 – 12. Patriot Wyvern, which takes place twice a year, brings together organizations across the unit for the common purpose of ensuring mission-ready Airmen for worldwide contingency operations. Over the course of the unit training assembly weekend, Airmen received training and were evaluated on both core Air Force specialty code skills and general readiness capabilities.
  • Pilot carries on four generations of tradition

    Some people say flying is in their DNA. That couldn’t be truer for Capt. John Lockheed, an Air Force Reserve pilot assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base. He’s a fourth-generation pilot -- continuing a family tradition that encompasses more than a century of flight.
  • Program adds multiple career fields, vacancies

    The Air Force’s Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty (VLPAD) program has added a number of career fields for selected air reserve component line of the Air Force officers.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly into, collect data on Hurricane Hermine

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flew a fix mission Sept. 1 out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, into Tropical Storm Hermine, which was upgraded to a hurricane mid-flight.
  • Yellow Ribbon program helps build resilient Reserve deployers

    Approximately 450 Air Force Reserve Airmen and family members attended a Yellow Ribbon event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Aug. 20, to gain information on available resources before, during and after deployments.
  • Reservists assist aerial firefighting efforts

    An Air Force Reserve C-130 Hercules equipped with a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System departed Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 3 to support ongoing aerial firefighting efforts in the West.
  • Career Intermission Program application window opens

    Air Force officials are accepting applications for the Career Intermission Program through Sept. 12 from active-duty and career status active Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen.
  • Hill F-35s form up for combat training

    F-35 Lightning II pilots from Hill Air Force Base began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training Range in the west desert May 2.
  • AF Reserve airlift squadron plays part in Saber Junction 16

    The Air Force Reserve’s 815th Airlift Squadron returned to Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, on April 20 after participating in the U.S. Army Europe’s Saber Junction 16 exercise since April 5.
  • Air Force Reserve: 68 years strong

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke to the importance of total force integration during the Air Force Reserve’s 68th birthday celebration April 14 at the Pentagon.
  • Air Force continues to pursue total force integration

    The Air Force continues to make strides toward total force integration, according to an annual report submitted to Congress March 4. The report is based on recommendations from the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force and focuses on how the force structure should be modified to best fill current and future mission requirements, an area Air Force senior leaders have been vocal about, expressing their desires to continue to expand total force integration.
  • AF Reserve chief delivers holiday message

    Lt. Gen. James Jackson, the chief of Air Force Reserve, and his wife Barbara wish all Airmen and their families a season’s greetings in a video holiday message.
  • Pentagon exhibit showcases Reserve leaders

    The Office of the Air Force Reserve unveiled 13 portraits of Air Force Reserve leaders during the Profiles in Leadership display ceremony here Dec. 7. The display celebrates and honors citizen Airmen’s contributions in serving the nation.
  • Airman achieves dream of U.S. citizenship

    Growing up in rural Tarlac province in the Philippines, Air Force Reserve Senior Airman Anne Venice Jalos, a finance manager with the 446th Airlift Wing here, never envisioned that at age 19 she would be serving in the U.S. military as a naturalized citizen.
  • Colorado AF reservists fighting California fires from the sky

    Two Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped aircraft arrived at McClellan Air Tanker Base in Sacramento, California, from the Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Aug. 3, to assist in fighting the Rocky Fire northwest of Sacramento, California, the same day.
  • AF Reserve, Guard leaders testify before the Senate

    The chief of the Air Force Reserve and the director of the Air National Guard testified alongside the other services’ Reserve chiefs and Guard directors before the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense, April 29.
  • OTS eliminates component distinctions

    The Air Force Officer Training School here has removed all service component distinctions from its line officer commissioning courses.
  • Reserve aircrew deliver food to thousands in Nicaragua

    Reserve Airmen from the 512th Airlift Wing delivered 125,000 pounds of humanitarian supplies to Nicaragua aboard a C-5M Super Galaxy Dec. 20, just in time for the holidays.
  • Air Force announces criteria for KC-46A Reserve basing

    After extensive internal review, the Air Force on Nov. 9, released the basing criteria that will be used to select candidate bases for the first Reserve-led KC-46A main operating base.
  • Officer Training School graduates first total force class

    The Air Force Officer Training School moved one step closer to complete total force integration with its first simultaneous graduation of active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officer trainees here, Oct. 10.
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