• A Turning Point: National events spur Reserve to take a closer look at race relations, diversity, inclusion

    The spring and summer of 2020 will long be remembered as a tumultuous and pivotal time in our nation’s history – a time of civil unrest, protests and demonstrations. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and other African Americans inspired thousands to take to the streets to demand an end to racial profiling, discrimination and
  • Diversity and Inclusion: The Urgency of Now

    “We the people of the United States of America in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our prosperity.”The preamble to the Constitution of the United States promises all citizens five key
  • #ShareYourStory

    In light of the Air Force’s renewed focus on diversity and inclusion, the Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Office has launched its #ShareYourStory campaign – a unique opportunity for members of the Reserve Citizen Airman team to share their stories of overcoming or addressing discrimination in the Air Force.“While racial
  • Reserve Ravens: AFRC looking for Security Forces to fill critical new positions

    Air Force Reserve Command officials are looking for Security Forces personnel interested in serving on special teams trained to protect aircraft and aircrews in areas where there is limited or unreliable levels of security. “AFRC formalized its Phoenix Raven program in October of 2019,” said Chief Master Sgt. Michael Caldwell, AFRC Security Forces
  • Pegasus Lands in North Carolina: 916th Air Refueling Wing receives its first KC-46

    In a low-key, COVID-compliant closed ceremony on June 12, the Air Force Reserve’s 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, accepted its first of 12 KC-46 Pegasus aircraft.Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, senior
  • A Winding Path: Recruiter follows unusual road to success

    In fiscal year 2020 – Tech. Sgt. Kyle Hauser’s first full year of being an Air Force Reserve recruiter – he met his yearly accession goal in less than four months. How did the personable Airman achieve such remarkable success? By applying what he learned throughout an already successful Air Force career.Hauser, a line recruiter with the 351st
  • ARPC creates safe space for honest conversations

    In response to recent national events, Chief Master Sgt. Billi Baber, Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center’s command chief, and Senior Master Sgt. Tony Peel, HQ ARPC’s first sergeant, have hosted a pair of virtual safe-space conversations for members of the ARPC team.“We have all experienced a trauma,” Baber said. “This is not a campaign to
  • A Different Kind of Enemy: Reserve medics discuss what it's like to battle COVID-19

    Air Force Reserve medical specialists are highly trained to provide critical care to service members injured in battle; they aren’t typically trained to care for patients fighting for their lives on ventilators in crowded city hospitals. But that didn’t keep hundreds of Reserve medics from answering their nation’s call and volunteering to serve on
  • The Reserve Hypersonics Team: Citizen Airmen helping shape the really fast Air Force of the future

    While hypersonic vehicles – those which are capable of going faster than five times the speed of sound – have been around since the 1950s, their use in warfare and defense is expected to grow exponentially in the years to come.As the Department of Defense looks to expand its use of hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft in the near future, there
  • Innovation Accelerates Readiness: Acquisition Reservists critical to Air Force's COVID-19 response efforts

    While the United States was going on lock-down this spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of dedicated Reserve acquisition experts were springing into action to help ensure the Air Force would not be grounded by the novel coronavirus.“This was an unprecedented time in our country’s history,” said Col. Andrew Leone, the mobilization

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