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  • Airmen converge on Minneapolis for exercise Patriot Warrior

    Airmen from Reserve units across the country as well as those from the Polish Air Force are participated in Exercise Patriot Warrior Aug. 13-24. Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen and Critical Care Air Transport Teams worked from their operational headquarters at the 934th Airlift Wing during the exercise where they flew missions on C-130 and
  • 22 AF command teams, community leaders team up for summit success

    Commanders and command chiefs from around the 22nd Air Force joined their civic leader counterparts for a Senior Leader Summit held last week in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Although the Senior Leader Summit is nothing new – it’s typically offered three times a year – this summer’s event was unique in its inclusion of civic leaders. The civilians
  • Patriot Warrior prepares firefighters for critical combat role

    Military firefighters from across the country traveled to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, recently to participate in specialized firefighting training as a part of Patriot Warrior to help prepare them for their combat role in a deployed environment.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricane Lane, storm targets Hawaiian Islands

     The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters missions into Hurricane Lane, a Category 4, have been cancelled for today so they can move out of the storm’s path, which is projected to hit the main Hawaiian Islands Thursday afternoon.    The 53rd WRS, based out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, began flying into Hurricane Lane out of the Kalaeloa
  • 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