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  • Youngstown commander's speech honors those who gave all

    Col. Dan Sarachene, commander of the 910th Airlift Wing, based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, gives the keynote address at a Memorial Day ceremony in Austintown Township, May 28, 2018.
  • 22nd AF Airmen chat & chew with TV celebs

    Two Reserve Citizen Airmen and their children were recently featured guests on ABC’s The Chew during an episode designed to honor military members and veterans, and to kick off the annual U.S. Navy’s Fleet Week in New York City. Appearing on the popular daytime talk show May 20 were 340th Flying Training Group's 70th Flying Training Squadron
  • A loadmaster’s journey to MAFFS

    Annie had just found a decent vantage point to get a better look at the infamous Black Forest fire as it was burning near her hometown of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2013 when she spotted an aircraft dropping a line of bright orange retardant on the outskirts of the wildfire. At the time, she had no idea that she would be flying as part of the
  • Minnesota, 934th AW picked for new DoD pilot program

    Minnesota was selected as one of seven states to pilot the multi-year Building Healthy Military Communities (BHMC) program. The BHMC program aims to better understand unique challenges faced by graphically dispersed service members and their families that may impact their readiness, resiliency and well-being. Other states selected for BHMC are
  • 39th FTS Cobras take over San Antonio sky

    Reserve Citizen Airmen took command of San Antonio military airspace May 3 during an annual training and readiness exercise here called “Cobras in the Clouds.” During the exercise, 39th Flying Training Squadron Cobras assumed control of every training flight, operations desk, supervisor position and flight control tower. The annual exercise enables
  • Hurricane Hunters: Prepare now for hurricane season

    Hurricane season starts June 1 and now is the time to prepare. To promote this message, an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Gulf Coast cities as part of this year’s Hurricane Awareness Tour May 7-11, 2018.   The
  • Reserve Key Spouse named AF Spouse of the Year

    The Air Force Reserve Command’s 960th Network Operations Squadron Key Spouse, here, was named the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year by Armed Forces Insurance and Military Spouse Magazine. “I almost cried when I found out,” said Kristen Christy, the first spouse of an Air Force reservist to receive the honor. “It is such an honor and this isn’t
  • Reservists talk MAFFS with media

    Col. James DeVere, 302nd Airlift Wing commander, speaks with local news crews during the wing’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System Media Day, April 20, 2018, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Local Colorado Springs news media members had the chance to interview members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and 302nd AW about
  • Youngstown Herc art and tail flash honor heritage and community

    The 910th Airlift Wing unveiled the fleet’s new C-130H Hercules tail flash along with a new nose art honoring the 75th anniversary of the 757th Airlift Squadron here, May 3, 2018.