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  • Readiness or Resilient Leaders... Which Takes Precedence?

    Reserve Citizen Airman Family, Last year was a tough one for us, as we had to grapple with several natural disasters that limited our ability to train and equip, which had a direct impact on readiness.
  • TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER

    Events with COVID-19 are moving rapidly, but as the boss said - taking care of our Airmen and families is job #1.
  • A Snapshot of Changes on the Horizon

    With the recent release of the Air Force Reserve Command E8/E9 Command Key Personnel List and the AFRC Chief Screening Board results, this is a perfect time to expand on my second line of effort I discussed in a previous Citizen Airman commentary: Deliberate talent management.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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’s View: Knowing our past helps secure our future

    As the Air Force Reserve celebrates its 70th anniversary, I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about our heritage. The Reserve Citizen Airmen of yesterday paved the way for where we are today. We certainly would not be the elite fighting force we are right now without the foundation built by those who came before us.
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The August 2021 issue of Citizen Airman Magazine is online now! #ReserveReady #ReserveResilient #ReserveReformhttps://t.co/UxoX3OrEMk
Embrace Change ... or Be Left Behind (Commentary by AFRC Command Chief CMSgt. Timothy White Jr.) #ReserveReadyhttps://t.co/uUl1IukKI5
Change ... (Commentary by Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee) #ReserveReady #ReserveResilient #ReserveReformhttps://t.co/RrYDJxuelk
Reserve Advisors bridge gap between commands (Story by @HQRIO) #ReserveReady https://t.co/8O7L0OapaQ
Reforming the Fighter World: Reserve Airman makes history with innovative F-35 project #ReserveReady #ReserveReformhttps://t.co/a35MeqewOj
Making Mech-Techs: Duke Field maintainers implement innovative training program (Story by the @919sowDuke)… https://t.co/Xc7GRBGFCa
Expanding Capabilities: 414th Fighter Group leads flying ops for the first time #ReserveReadyhttps://t.co/g6lm9pljhK
Ready to Help: Texas Reservists deliver critical medical supplies to India (Story by the @433AW) #ReserveReadyhttps://t.co/v7OasTJh1C
An Arctic Ministry: IMA chaplain serves at northernmost military installation #ReserveReady #ReserveResilienthttps://t.co/A1OObnZf2b
Up Close and Personal: Recruiters gather to learn all about @22ARW, the #KC46 and the Wichita area #ReserveReadyhttps://t.co/951sl92OaA
Gratitude at Gunpoint: Flight surgeon uses resiliency skillset to beat adversity (Story by the @307BombWing)… https://t.co/l1rz3WPIAl
Breaking Barriers: Charleston defenders achieve pair of firsts (Story by the @315AW) #ReserveReadyhttps://t.co/7Xa39K7tmp
Where do you find resilience? For Col. Isaac Davidson, its's a combination of faith and family #ReserveResilienthttps://t.co/RwBUXh3auF
Nexus Dawn: Exercise provides Reservists vital training and readiness tests in spite of pandemic (Story by the… https://t.co/KDLEbmCjS0
Readiness, Resilience, Reform: Reviewing the command's progress on its three strategic priorities showcases innovat… https://t.co/sTlMz2RN4x
The June 2021 issue of Citizen Airman Magazine is online now! #ReserveReady #ReserveResilient #ReserveReformhttps://t.co/r8oawbcUc1
Shoot for the Stars: Resilient and motivated leader encourages goal setting in 2021 (Story by the @302AirliftWing)… https://t.co/6RmvtnMqCp
Learning by Doing: Reserve recruiters participate in joint air operations #ReserveReady #ReserveRecruitshttps://t.co/LCsBHZEnXf