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  • Breaking barriers: AF Reserve's first 4-star

    Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of General yesterday. Miller will become the first Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force Reserve to pin on a 4th star. In 2016, she became the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be chief of the
  • 413th FTG SNCO helps mold future EO leaders

    Senior Master Sgt. Richard Neal, 413th Flight Test Group (FTG) aviation resource management superintendent, received recognition for helping shape and mentor Reserve Citizen Airmen Aug. 10, 2018, at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.Grady Floyd, Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) equal opportunity (EO) director and chief diversity and inclusion officer,
  • MAFFS: Colorado reservists activated to support fire suppression efforts in Western U.S.

    Air Force reservists and one Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft from the 302nd Airlift Wing deployed to California today. The reservists join the Department of Defense MAFFS Air Expeditionary Group replacing one of the four currently activated DoD MAFFS-equipped C-130s and aircrews conducting fire suppression
  • 340th Flying Training Group Hosts 2018 Enlisted Summit

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Enlisted members from the 340th Flying Training Group headquarters and its seven squadrons gathered on July 23-26 at the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas for the unit's 2018 Enlisted Summit.The 340th Flying Training Group, commanded by Col. Allen Duckworth, supports Air Education and Training Command's
  • Reserve optometrist commands squadron, senior leader in world's largest eye care company

    Sometimes life takes a person in an entirely different direction, but the journey can be a positive one. Col. Carl Spear, commander, 403rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron that provides home station medical readiness for 1,500 403rd Wing reservists and the wartime tasking to establish medical triage and staging anywhere in the world, originally wanted
  • 302nd AMXS maintainer headed to Air Force Academy

    Crisp white hats thrown like confetti toward a deep blue sky and the sound of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds zooming overhead is a tradition that symbolizes the end of a long journey. A Reserve Citizen Airman from the 302nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron will begin his journey at the U.S. Air Force Academy this summer.
  • 340th shirt wears many hats

    Traditional Reserve Citizen Airmen tend to be busy with civilian and military career responsibilities, as well as the day-to-day tasks that are part of life. Apparently that isn’t busy enough for people like 340th Flying Training Group First Sergeant Senior Master Sgt. Samuel Caballero, who effortlessly wears spouse and teammate, civilian
  • JROTC cadets run the gauntlet at YARS

    Twenty-seven Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets attended a five-day leadership development camp, June 20-24, here. During their stay at YARS, the cadets were introduced to a highly regimented lifestyle imitating that of Basic Military Training while learning what it takes to become a leader and a wingman.
  • Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters assist with monsoon research

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron spent part of June in Sri Lanka flying missions over the Indian Ocean as part of a research project to study the island’s atmosphere and predict monsoon patterns.   The Hurricane Hunter crew arrived June 15 to assist with research in the Bay of Bengal on Monsoon Intraseasonal
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