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Headquartered at Dobbins ARB, GA, 22nd Air Force - one of three numbered air forces in Air Force Reserve Command - is a combat ready force comprised of over 15,000 Citizen Airmen, civilians and contractors organized in 15 units spread across the eastern part of the United States. Through the U.S. Air Force unique contribution of Global Reach, 22nd Air Force provides the United States military with operational capability, strategic depth and the capacity to surge quickly when needed. 

 

The primary mission of 22nd Air Force is to Provide Combat Forces whenever and where ever they are needed. On any given day, Citizen Airmen from the 22nd Air Force are in the fight, supporting Combatant Commanders around the world by rapidly transporting tailored forces, equipment and supplies from garrison to the point of crisis. Citizen Airmen from 22nd Air Force also lead the way in the most unique special missions for our country to include hurricane reconnaissance, aerial spray missions and aerial firefighting. Furthermore, 22nd Air Force has command supervision of other vital mission sets to include distinguished visitor airlift, undergraduate pilot training, basic military training, warfighting effectiveness and survivability of mobility forces training, flight test operations and a highly mobile civil engineering response force.

 

The vision of 22nd Air Force is simple and straight-forward: Citizen Airmen – Trained and Ready to Answer Our Nation’s Call. Airmen from 22nd Air Force are unique experts in the design, generation, support, and application of Global Reach.  Therefore, we are obligated to deliberately develop our Airmen – military and civilian – to project power, influence and assistance responsively with unrivaled speed and precision to any point on the earth.

 

Three priorities drive the focus and efforts of 22nd Air Force on a daily basis: (1) Provide Mission Ready Airmen and Equipment; (2) Develop and Care for our Airmen and Family Members; and (3) Modernize and Organize for the Future.

 

Resources assigned to 22nd Air Force:

 

·         More than 15,000 Citizen Airmen, civilians and contractors organized in 15 units spread across United States.

·         Seven C-130 Unit Equipped Wings

o   Includes three units with specially modified C-130H and J model aircraft to execute three special DoD missions

§  Hurricane Hunters

§  Modular Aerial Spray System

§  Modular Fire Fighting System (mission shared with ANG)

·         One C-40 Distinguished Airlift Wing

·         One Airlift Group

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One Flight Test Group  

·         One Flying Training Group

·         One Civil Engineering Group     

·         Two Reserve Support Squadrons

·         One Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center 

 

AF Reserve Command

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Psychological Health Advocacy Program serves #ReserveCitizenAirmen, families (Story by the 943rd Rescue Group) #ReserveResilient
Testing for the 2019 Maj. Gen. Doyle Larson Awards is scheduled to begin May 1. Enlisted Airmen, technical sergeant and below, from Twenty-Fifth Air Force, to include attached Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard components, and the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, are eligible to test. The Larson Awards recognizes Airmen who play a role in accomplishing Twenty-Fifth Air Force intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. In 2018, 45 finalists were invited to San Antonio for a week of recognition activities, including a banquet. These Airmen were among the top testers of the nearly 16,000 eligible that cycle. #ReserveReady
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International outreach mission builds relationships, promotes hurricane preparedness (Story by the 403d Wing, Air Force Reserve) #ReserveReady AF Reserve Hurricane Hunters
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee testifies before Senate Appropriations Committee
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New mobile app enables, engages, empowers Airmen #ReserveReform
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Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee will be testifying before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense today at 10 a.m. EST. Watch live at https://www.appropriations.senate.gov/hearings/review-of-the-fy2020-budget-request-for-the-national-guard-and-reserve.
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United States Air Force handpicks Reserve Airmen to lead customer-focused innovation #ReserveReform
All remaining FY19 AT requests must be submitted by June 1.
#ReserveCitizenAirman Tech. Sgt. Johnny Holliday of the 934th Airlift Wing will be performing the national anthem tonight during the NCAA #FinalFour championship basketball game at 9:20 p.m. EST on CBS. Tune in!
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, announces the following senior leader actions: Maj. Gen. John P. Healy, Director of Assessments and Analysis, and Advisor on Reserve Component Affairs, U.S. European Command (EUCOM), Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, will serve as the Commander, 22nd Air Force, #AFRC, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia. Col. Andre A. McMillian, Director, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Texas, will serve as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Chief, Joint Logistics Operations Center, The Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Col. Kristine B. Smith, Deputy Commander, 710th Combat Operations Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, will serve as the Reserve Advisor to the Commander, 9th Air Force/U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Col. (S) Steven R. Clough, Commander, 310th Space Wing Aeromedical Dental Flight, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, will serve as the Commander, 482nd Medical Squadron, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. Col. (S) Dennis W. Woodfork, Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Chief, Strategic Analysis Division, Directorate of Intelligence, United States Strategic Command, Fort George G. Meade, Md, will serve as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Chief, Space Superiority Operations Division, Directorate of Operations, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB: 21st Space Wing, Colorado. Lt. Col. Rebecca S. Schultz, Commander, 58th Aerial Port Squadron, Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, will serve as the Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Joint Team Leader, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation, Richmond, Virginia.
During last weekend's UTA, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee and AFRC Command Chief Master Sergeant Timothy White Jr. visited the #ReserveCitizenAirmen of March Air Reserve Base.
New chapter for the 911th Airlift Wing #ReserveReform
Congratulations to our former #AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, on this achievement!