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  • USAFA cadets seek expertise from reservists

    A team of Air Force cadets learned about aircraft corrosion detection techniques from 302nd Maintenance Squadron technicians to prepare for an upcoming worldwide engineering competition, here, Oct. 23. The team of six from the U.S. Air Force Academy plan to compete against other universities and military academies to develop a corrosion inspection
  • Reserve crew flies B-1B involved in May 2018 IFE

    The B-1B Lancer that has been located at the Midland International Air & Space Port since May 1 when the aircrew made an emergency landing, was flown from Midland to Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Oct. 26.After undergoing a safety investigation board and maintenance to get the aircraft into a safely operable condition, an Air Force Reserve crew from
  • Jump time!

    One 815th Airlift Squadron aircrew completed multiple flights, Oct. 3-5, 2018, as part of a joint forces training opportunity with the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, the Military Freefall School, which covers all aspects of military freefall parachuting.
  • 340th FTG welcomes new superintendent

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Chief Master Sgt. Scott A. Goetze has been selected as the group superintendent for the 340th Flying Training Group here. As the superintendent, he will advise the commander on all issues pertaining to the group enlisted force, including health, morale, welfare and personal and professional development. The
  • Hurricane Hunters inside eye as Michael makes landfall

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron started flying into Hurricane Michael Sunday and over the next four days observed it intensify from a possible tropical depression to a Category 4 storm, which made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida at 12:30 p.m. today.
  • Air Force to finalize review process for non-deployable Airmen

    The Air Force is finalizing details on how it will implement Department of Defense Instruction 1332.45, Retention Determination for Non-Deployable Service Members.Until the updated policy guidance is complete in late 2018, Airmen who have been non-deployable for 12 consecutive months and their commanders will continue to follow existing
  • Brotherly Love of Aviation

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Decades ago, a father took his two young sons to an aviation museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. Although the father might have known it would be a great family vacation for his family, he would have no way of knowing the impact the trip would have on his sons’ future decision to join the U.S. Air
  • Scobee assumes command of AFRC

    A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee joined the Air Force in 1986. He is a command pilot with more than 3,800 flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, including 248 combat hours. Prior to his current assignment as the deputy commander of Air Force Reserve Command, he was the commander of the Air Force Reserve’s 10th
  • New command chief wants to help Airmen prepare for their future

    The 403rd Wing selected a new command chief master sergeant to begin serving the wing. Chief Master Sgt. Amanda Stift was chosen in April 2018 to take up the mantle of the wing’s new command chief master sergeant, and she is scheduled to begin serving officially in that role Nov. 1, 2018.
  • Stitching pride into the mission

    Though their chief responsibility is ensuring aircrew safety, the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment shop go beyond that scope by using a skill set some might not associate with a military organization – sewing.
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