• 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.
  • Bouncing back: A Reserve Citizen Airman's journey from near homelessness

    As a young man working in a grocery store in 2000, Daniel Faust didn’t realize the ups and downs life had in store for him. But he would soon find out.
  • From crew chief to chaplain candidate: Internship helping Airman answer God's calling

    Joshua Wullenweber had his life all planned out. After enlisting in the Air Force right out of high school in 2005, he began his career as a flying crew chief with thoughts of being a professional Airman and having a long career working on airplanes. It turns out God had a different plan.
  • Fired Up: Watching the Black Forest burn inspired Reservist to become MAFFS loadmaster

    Annie had just found a decent vantage point to get a better look at the infamous Black Forest fire as it was burning near her hometown of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2013 when she spotted an aircraft dropping a line of bright orange retardant on the outskirts of the wildfire. At the time, she had no idea that she would be flying as part of the crew in one of those aircraft herself one day.
  • The Cube: New Reserve initiative designed to help command meet manning challenges

    Air Force Reserve Command has a new weapon in its ongoing effort to positively impact recruiting, readiness and retention. It’s called the Cube and it brings together many of the key players in the Reserve’s quest to meet its manning challenges.
  • 'The epidemic has to stop'

    Air Force veteran Stacey Pavenski, 46, of Palm Bay, Florida, has post traumatic stress disorder, but she didn’t get it from serving in combat. It came from her husband’s combat struggles that drove him to take his own life in their bedroom, Sept. 18, 2017, while she was in the kitchen. He was 45.

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