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  • From the Top: Command making progress toward achieving full operational capability

    Two years ago, Air Force Reserve Command embarked on a journey that will ultimately lead to achieving full operational capability.This journey involves a series of projects, collectively called AFR 2012, that are designed to make it easier for Reservists to volunteer, mobilize and deploy, while at the same time fulfilling all of our combat and
  • Chief's View: Take charge of your career — it’s yours

    You are an important part of an Air Force Reserve Command that is stronger than ever because of your talents, professionalism and commitment to our nation. Over the past few years, we have worked to provide you opportunities to advance in your Air Force career to make us even better.Force development has a major impact on how we provide the
  • From the Top: Plan helps you reach leadership potential

    Reserve development plans are critical tools to identify the next generation of Air Force Reserve leaders. The Reserve Officer Development Plan allows officers to communicate their career goals to senior leaders within their career field, and soon a Reserve Enlisted Development Plan will be available. A 20-minute investment can significantly impact
  • Chief's View: Reserve derives strength from its diversity

    Our Air Force Reserve Command is more diverse than almost any other organization in our great nation. When I say diverse, I am not just talking about our appearance but also our education, experience and training. But, our greatest strength is the diversity in how we, as Citizen Airmen, think.An organization made up of people who look alike, think
  • From the Top: Wingman Day focuses on building resilience

    Last summer, the secretary of the Air Force and the chief of staff directed that every member of the Air Force team take a break from their busy schedules to focus on two extremely important topics -- suicide prevention and motor vehicle accident prevention. Within the Air Force Reserve Command, we met with our friends and co-workers to learn more
  • Chief’s View: You have taken AFRC to new heights in 2010

    It is an honor to write to you in this last issue of Citizen Airman for 2010. It has been a great year for most of us, and this is a good time to reflect on our performance. By any measure, you have done great things for our nation, and I am proud to call each of you my teammate and wingman.More than 6,000 Air Force Reservists are on active-duty
  • View From the Top: Balancing Reserve Triad key to our success

    While we celebrate the holiday season and reflect on 2010, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your service. Your ability to balance the "Reserve Triad" -- the Air Force, family and civilian employer -- allows us to remain a critical component of our national defense.From humanitarian missions in Haiti and Pakistan to redeploying
  • Chief's View: Now more than ever, we need to build resiliency

    Over the past few months, there has been a lot of discussion in the Air Force about resiliency as it relates to deployments and combat. But, we need to make it perfectly clear that Airmen resiliency is about much more than deployments. It's about preparing ourselves to cope with the stresses, including deployments, of being an Airman, managing our
  • From the Top: Suicide prevention ... be a lifesaver!

    When we deploy to and from hostile fire zones and are under the constant threat of combat conditions, as Airmen, we are well-trained and prepared for the worst to react in emergency situations. But, how many of us are really prepared to help a fellow Citizen Airman who may be having suicidal thoughts?While we have implemented some solid suicide
  • Chief's View: Fitness program goal is to be fit to fight, not just fit to test

    Most of you have heard by now that changes to the Air Force fitness program are in full effect as of July 1. The discussions I have had as I travel around the command center on the expanded testing requirement; but the fitness program is much more than testing. Yes, we will test all Title 10 Airmen, while in status, twice a year, with one
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