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  • Strengthening Your Team, Supporting Your Family

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve,Being part of an outstanding team is an amazing feeling. I am honored to be a part of this incredible Air Force Reserve team. You, our Airmen, are highly skilled individuals, and your abilities are magnified when you work as a team. A strong team can accomplish nearly anything.I’ve witnessed the achievements of many
  • The Command Chief's New Year's Challenge

    Season’s greetings Citizen Airmen! First off, the boss and I want to say thank you. Thank you for all you have done throughout the year, and thank you for what you will continue to do in the coming year.Your steadfast service, commitment and sacrifice are commendable, and we couldn’t be more proud of you.We had a couple of rough patches this past
  • Resilience tactical pause: It's OK not to feel OK

    As you are probably aware, the chief of staff and the chief master sergeant of the Air Force directed all units to institute a tactical pause to address the suicide problem affecting the Total Force.
  • 'Thanks for all your hard work over the past year'

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve:Last month marked my first anniversary as commander of this amazing organization. It has been an incredibly busy year.My focus is taking care of our Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families while ensuring we continue to provide robust capability to the joint force. I have no doubt we are ready for the future
  • Enhancing trust is the first step to reforming the organization

    In my last commentary, I rolled out three individual lines of effort – comprehensive readiness, deliberate talent management and enhancing organizational trust – to align with our strategic priorities. Today, I want to focus on LOE3, enhancing organizational trust.
  • New leaders poised to do great things for the command

    The success of any organization depends on its leaders. The Air Force Reserve is comprised of numerous units, and each has its own set of leaders. Some manage a section, others helm a numbered Air Force, but all are leaders. We rely on each and every one to conduct our day-to-day operations and provide outstanding support to our Airmen and their families.
  • Organizational improvement key to mission readiness, taking care of Airmen

    As a commander, my goals have always been to ensure mission readiness and enhance the quality of life for my Airmen. These are complex objectives, which can only be accomplished through multiple lines of effort. One initiative which substantially contributes toward both goals is organizational improvement.
  • Enlisted force lines of effort will help us meet strategic goals

    Since being selected as the command chief, I have been routinely asked about my focus areas for the enlisted force. At first, I was a little hesitant to establish focus areas because our priorities of prioritizing strategic depth while accelerating readiness, developing resilient leaders and reforming the organization have been clearly defined by our commander, Lt. Gen. Scobee.
  • Chief Kelly: It Was an Honor to Serve With You

    Early in April at March Air Reserve Base, California, I will have the opportunity to wish a fond farewell to Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, Air Force Reserve’s senior enlisted advisor and Air Force Reserve Command’s command chief master sergeant.
  • Optimizing Full-Time Support to Accelerate Readiness

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve: Our most important weapon system is you – our Airmen and your families. To ensure your readiness, we require adequate manning at each level of our organization and an optimal mix of full-time support and part-time personnel.
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