• Moonlighting

    Sachiko Boland, a staff sergeant in the Air Force Reserve who serves as a separations specialist at the Air Reserve Personnel Center in Denver, was strolling around the Colorado Renaissance Festival in the summer of 1999 in a Renaissance-period costume when she unwillingly picked up a small passenger.
  • Resilience

    Every morning when Scott Palomino attaches his prosthetic leg and every night when he takes it off, he thinks about April 10, 2004 – the day his life changed forever.
  • Building an Invisible Shield

    Master Sgt. Robert Beveridge stands at the forefront of cyber operations for the 910th Airlift Wing, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, but his contributions and impact to cyber defense are greater than the sum of his Reserve duties there.
  • Life Savers

    This year the Air Force celebrates 75 years of air evacuations and the scores of injured service members who have been safely flown from combat areas to higher echelons of care.
  • Chasing Dreams

    From a church pulpit to a stage bar, this former preacher walks into the spotlight. As his fingers dance on the guitar strings, his voice sings tales of pain, perseverance and his journey to exuberance.
  • Leading the Way

    In the summer of 2017 the Air Force turned to a team of Reserve Citizen Airmen to lead the rapid standup of a new organization focused on leveraging the oceans of data generated by the service.
  • Carrying the Torch

    Before she climbed into the world’s most advanced fighter jet to become the Air Force Reserve’s first female F-35 Lightning II pilot, Col. Gina “Torch” Sabric had already flown 10 airframes and racked up 22 years of flying experience.
  • Meet the Scobees

    (Editor’s note: Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee became the chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command during an assumption of command ceremony at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, on Sept. 27. Two days before the ceremony, we had a chance to talk with General Scobee and his wife, Janis. Here’s what we learned about the Scobees.)
  • Medical match-up: Flight nurses tie knot aboard C-17

    It’s not often you propose to the love of your life on the job. It’s even less likely that it happens on a mission in Alaska. Even less likely than that is tying the knot on a C-17 Globemaster III
  • Air Force picks single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

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