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  • Staying Connected: Reserve advisers make Total-Force integration work

    In a poetic sense, they are like Gandalf from “The Lord of the Rings” advising the King of Rohan of what to do about the impending approach of Orcs from the mountains of Mordor.More realistically, reserve advisers are senior Air Force officers who advise a major command, agency or unified command leader about matters concerning the Air Force
  • Charting the Course: Force development initiative kicks off this summer

    Teams of senior leaders from each career field will meet this summer to help chart the careers of Air Force Reserve officers. These force development teams are the centerpiece of the long-awaited Reserve force development initiative.According to the 2006 U.S. Air Force posture statement, the purpose of force development is to “produce leaders at
  • Ready to Go: New Airman battle uniform revealed; available in 2007

    The new Airman battle uniform is ready for production and will be available in fiscal 2007, said the Air Force deputy chief of staff of personnel.Many factors were considered in developing the final uniform selection, with concern for Airmen being at the top of the list, said Brig. Gen Robert R. Allardice.“We were looking for a uniform that would
  • War-Time Ready: New organization improves the way command oversees IMAs

    Col. Roxane Towner said the first time she heard Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, Air Force Reserve Command commander, talk about his vision of the Air Force Reserve being an unrivaled wingman, she knew exactly what he was talking about.As commander of AFRC’s new Readiness Management Group, Colonel Towner leads an organization that serves as an unrivaled
  • Change and Challenge: AF's top NCO sees a lot of both in the years to come

    Challenge and change were the key messages the Air Force’s top enlisted person brought to members of Air Force Reserve Command while visiting the headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., during week-long activities to honor the command’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year and First Sergeant of the Year.Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Gerald
  • It's Your Money: Follow a few easy steps to avoid a financial disaster

    I have been in the investment business since 1992. With one or two exceptions, everyone I have met has been honest and straight forward. That being said, in the last 14 years, I have witnessed multiple occasions where investors have given money to a “financial adviser” and lost every penny.In April the The Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio,
  • Reservist with 'career of firsts' enters hall of fame

    Induction into a hall of fame usually represents the pinnacle of a chosen field, an emphatic period in the sentence describing a person’s long, auspicious career. For those inducted into a hall of fame, the honor is often a point of great personal pride.But talk to retired Maj. Gen. Betty Mullis — the first woman to command an Air Force flying
  • Round the Reserve: Reservists Earn Awards for Service in War on Terrorism

    Air Force Reservists who deploy in support of the global war on terrorism need to ensure they receive credit for their service.Since Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 30,000 Reservists have been mobilized, and thousands more have volunteered to serve at home and abroad. Many of them have served in combat, with virtually every unit seeing action in support of
  • Change, challenge face Citizen Airmen

    Challenge and change were the key messages the Air Force’s top enlisted person brought to members of Air Force Reserve Command while visiting the headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., during week-long activities to honor the command’s Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Gerald Murray said April 20 that the
  • Sharing His Passion: Moody Reserve pilot excels as instructor, demonstration pilot

    Anyone who has attended an air show the past few years has probably seen Maj. Kerry Tidmore slipping the surly bonds of the earth in his red, white and blue T-6A Texan II aircraft. As the first Reservist to fly with Air Education and Training Command’s T-6A Texan II Demonstration Team and T-6 Texan Flight, Major Tidmore, a Reserve instructor pilot
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