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  • Senior leaders discuss Total Force Integration

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee teamed up with Lt. Gen. Timothy Fay, the Air Force director of staff, and Lt. Gen. Michael Loh, the Air National Guard director, to answer questions sent in before and during the panel by participants.
  • 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge winners announced

    The challenge, which launched in February 2020, focused on identifying time-consuming tasks that provide the least direct value to generating combat effects; proposing innovative solutions to streamline current processes through the novel application of technology; and partnering directly with Headquarters Air Force to bring Airmen’s voices to ongoing efforts, including solution-generation and beta-testing of cutting-edge technologies that return time to Airmen.
  • CSAF visits Robins AFB, talks readiness with Reserve senior leaders

    During his visit to Robins AFB, Brown met with Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve; Brig. Gen. Matthew Burger, AFRC deputy commander; Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC command chief and Scobee’s senior enlisted advisor, and several other senior leaders.
  • Reserve Centralized Repair Facility provides strategic depth

    Since AFRC acquired the T-56 CRF maintenance contract in 2015, more than 190 C-130H engines were upgraded with the 3.5 modifications which provide significant improvements in fuel economy and performance.
  • Air Force rolls out GO Inspire program to increase diversity, attract future leaders

    Air Force Recruiting Service announced the establishment of a program designed to increase diversity in ranks of the two services while attracting the next generation of Airmen and Guardians.
  • Force Development Summit focuses on developing Airmen in contested environment

    Active duty, guard, reserve and civilian Airmen representing every major command joined stakeholders from Headquarters Air Force, the U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability and the Air National Guard, to highlight initiatives emphasizing how the service has and can develop the Airmen we need in a contested environment.
  • AFRC plans to stand up new wing at Davis-Monthan AFB

    Creating a local wing structure at Davis-Monthan AFB will provide unity of command and allow for more efficient and effective support of personnel.
  • Hurricane Hunters hunt first winter storm of the season

    As of Nov. 1, the winter storm season began, and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron took off for their first tasking of the season Dec. 15.
  • Camp Gulfport opens doors for ROM operations

    With preventing the spread of COVID-19 being a top priority, Headquarters Air Force had to develop a new process to ensure the safety of the service members before deployment into the U.S. Central, Africa and European Commands’ areas of responsibility.
  • 403rd Wing weathers record storm season

    A historical hurricane season means a packed schedule for the Air Force Reserve’s 403rd Wing and their 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters.” Throw in a pandemic and four evacuations and this season was one of the busiest for the Reserve Airmen.
  • Palmetto Challenge trains for Total Force readiness

    More than 100 Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, participated in the Palmetto Challenge, a global mobilization exercise, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, and Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, Nov. 16-20.
  • One-of-a-kind virtual training center keeps Robins AFB reality ready

    Defenders virtually face real world scenarios like shoot/don’t shoot, use of force, escalating/de-escalating and gate guard procedures.
  • Maxwell AFB selected as location for MH-139 FTU

    The MH-139 FTU’s mission is to train pilots in providing security and support for the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missile fields spanning Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Colorado and Nebraska. The MH-139 mission will replace the mission of the Air Force Reserve’s 908th Airlift Wing’s aging C-130Hs currently at Maxwell AFB.
  • MAFFS tackle largest wildfires in California history

    The rumble becomes a deafening roar as the California National Guard C-130 Hercules, only 150 feet above the ground, appears just above the treetops and drops 3,000 gallons of retardant in less than five seconds; thick red liquid coating the pine needles and forest floor below, creating a much-needed line of containment for firefighters on the ground.
  • 910th AW provides mosquito control aerial spraying to support hurricane recovery efforts

    At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and upon approval by the Department of Defense, U.S. Northern Command activated the 910th AW following Hurricane Delta to assist civil authorities in Louisiana.
  • Hurricane Hunters track Sally

    The Hurricane Hunters fly through tropical systems to gather weather data that they provide to the National Hurricane Center for their use in updating the storm forecast warnings.
  • 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft, continues to fly Hurricane Marco, Tropical Storm Laura

    The wing’s 815th Airlift Squadron, a tactical airlift unit, flew their C-130J Super Hercules to Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, or Hurricane Hunters, relocated their WC-130Js and operations to Atlantic Aviation Charleston International Airport, South Carolina, where they will continue to fly both storms and provide weather information to the National Hurricane Center, which greatly improves their intensity and track forecasts.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly first Pacific hurricane

    The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew flew into the first hurricane of the Pacific Ocean season to collect weather data to assist the Central Pacific Hurricane Center with their forecasts.
  • Dobbins ARB nurses return home from COVID-19 frontlines

    Four nurses from Dobbins ARB who mobilized to the COVID-19 frontlines in New York City as part of the whole-of-government response to the pandemic from returned to the base, May 28.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly first mission of 2020 Atlantic season

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, the only Department of Defense organization that flies weather reconnaissance, is expected to fly into Invest 90L throughout the weekend to provide weather data by satellite communication to the National Hurricane Center in Miami to improve their computer models that forecast movement and intensity, said Lt. Col. Anthony Wilmot, 53rd WRS director of operations.
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