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  • From the Top: Lessons learned over the past decade lead to number of program improvements

    I often say that this is the best time in history to be an Air Force Reservist. Our Citizen Airmen are proven in combat, and our reputation for excellence has never been higher.We are recruiting and retaining the best and brightest Airmen the Air Force has ever had. Our units employ the most leading-edge equipment on the planet. We have the best
  • Chief's View: The secret to our success: Training, training and more training

    Our competence and qualifications make us unique in the world of reserve components. You are qualified because you are trained to the same rigorous standards as our brothers and sisters in an active status.We have to ensure that we maintain these high standards because you are an important part of our nation's defense. Yes, we have many demands on
  • From the Top: Holloman association is latest in long line of Total Force Integration successes

    I am extremely proud of our command's outstanding progress in building new associate units that are on the leading edge and expected to be more cost-effective and efficient for our Air Force.This issue of Citizen Airman (Page 16) features the stand-up of our new F-22 fighter associate unit at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Also, the story announces
  • Preserving the Reserve triad: Balancing family, civilian job and the Air Force

    Every Air Force Reservist is a very effective manager. We all have to balance family, civilian employer and Air Force career responsibilities. Keeping our lives in balance is so important that our commander has identified Preserving the Viability of the Reserve Triad as one of Air Force Reserve Command's four priorities.Preserving this triad means
  • When the call went out for help in Haiti, Reservists once again stepped forward

    As we head into spring, it is clear that 2010 continues to be a pivotal year for the Air Force Reserve. There has never been a better time to be a Reservist. We're on the leading edge of every mission area, and our people are recognized as world-class professionals. I am very proud of what we have accomplished and the outstanding way our Citizen
  • Chief's View: Well-being of our warriors the No. 1 priority in every decision we make

    Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives that we forget why we exist as the Air Force Reserve Command. We concentrate on our own challenges and don't recognize the importance of finding solutions to problems that directly affect our Airmen and their families.First and foremost, our mission is to organize, train and equip to be warriors, and
  • View From the Top: Reserve fully engaged in overall effort to reinvigorate nuclear enterprise

    During my travels and in conversations with senior leaders, I am repeatedly reminded how integral the Air Force Reserve is to the success of the overall Air Force. It is obvious to all that the Total Force is stronger because the Air Force leverages the strengths and capabilities of the three components. The Air Force's top priority, laid out by
  • Chief’s View: Year of the Air Force Family an observance that should never end

    The Air Force is a family in almost every sense of the word. We may not be physically related, but we work together, play together and live together as a team with a joint purpose.Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Chief of Staff Norton Schwartz have designated July 2009 to July 2010 as the Year of the Air Force Family. We need to take
  • From the Top: New opportunities ahead as Reserve transitions to better accomplish tasks

    Happy holidays to all Air Force Reservists and their families! What a great time to be a member of the Air Force Reserve. I wake up every day excited about what we do and immensely proud of the Air Force Reserve men and women who contribute to the national security of our nation.On a daily basis, Air Force Reservists provide combatant commanders
  • Chief's View: Don't just meet, but exceed, standards

    Our Air Force leadership is constantly looking for ways to ensure we comply with certain standards in security, safety, performance, fitness, uniform wear, etc. Standards by themselves only give us minimum guidelines to strive for, but compliance with these benchmarks can determine mission accomplishment or, in some cases, can mean the difference
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