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  • 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.
  • Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour: Preparedness key to weathering storms

    After a busy 2017 hurricane season and the 2018 hurricane season quickly approaching, service members from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, also known as the "Hurricane Hunters" know the importance of being prepared for a hurricane.   The 53rd WRS and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center partnered
  • NOAA, Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters to visit Gulf Coast on preparedness tour

    In effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation ahead of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA’s hurricane experts will tour five U.S. Gulf Coast cities from May 7-11 to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. At each stop, the public and media can view the NOAA Gulfstream IV aircraft, which flies ahead
  • Wing execs host NAF-wide workshop

    The 302nd Airlift Wing and 340th Flying Training Group hosted the first-ever 22nd Air Force Executive Officer Development Workshop in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 10 through 12.“We, as executive officers, provide a wide range of support functions to our commanders,” said Maj. Stefanie Purdie, the 302nd Airlift Wing executive officer and
  • 340th FTG chief retires after 29 years of service

    433rd TRS superintendent retires after 29 years of military service, 18 of which were in the basic military training environment
  • 302nd AW shares Reserve mission, continues partnerships in local community

    The 302nd Airlift Wing welcomed community leaders from the Pikes Peak region here for its second year of the 302nd AW, Air Force Reserve Partners in Leadership program, April 13, 2018.The program is designed to share the Air Force Reserve mission and grow existing relations between leaders within the local community and the 302nd AW. Similar to its
  • From tactical to strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s

    The 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, is undergoing a significant mission change in order to meet the needs of the Air Force. The wing is converting from the tactical C-130 to the more strategic C-17 aircraft. While this is no minor task, the conversion is progressing rapidly.