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  • A New Option: Seminar may be the way to go for busy Reserve officers

    Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard majors have a new option for completing Air Command and Staff College, the professional military education course required for them to move up in rank to lieutenant colonel. It’s called the Air Reserve Component Seminar, and it was designed to help Reservists and Guardsmen fit ACSC into their busy schedules.
  • Labor of Love: Pentagon Reservists embrace Sew Much Comfort

    With many thread spools, yards of fabric and an array of patterns, Pentagon Air Force Reservists are helping to bring smiles to thousands of injured service members recovering in rehabilitation facilities throughout Washington, D.C., and overseas, while also improving their quality of life. The Reservists are volunteers in a non-profit group called
  • Reservist and his family find sweet success ... raisin' cane

    As the sun rises deep in the heart of Cajun country, the sound of farm equipment roars across a muddy sugar cane field. Hard rain from the night before has turned the field into a sloppy mess, making it extremely difficult to walk much less harvest the crop. However, regardless of how bad the conditions are, there’s work to do, and it’s time to get
  • On Schedule: C-5 schoolhouse construction at Lackland progressing as planned

    Despite an ambitious schedule and the inevitable delays encountered in any large-scale construction project, the effort to relocate the C-5 Galaxy formal training unit from Altus Air Force Base, Okla., to Lackland AFB, Texas, is moving along pretty much right on time. Last June, the Air Force Reserve’s 433rd Airlift Wing broke ground on the $17
  • Female Flyers: IMA encourages women to consider a career in military aviation

    Maj. Sarah Russ has a passion for flying and a passion for encouraging more women to consider a career in military aviation. After immigrating with her family to the United States from South Korea when she was 15, the youngster developed a deep desire to serve her new country. She chose a career in the Air Force and became a navigator on the C-130
  • New and Improved: Recruiters roll out changes to Get One program

    Getting nearly 10,000 people to join the ranks of the Air Force Reserve every year is tough work. Recruiters rely on a variety of tools to successfully accomplish this difficult mission year in and year out. One of the most important, and successful, tools at their disposal is the Get One program. Implemented in October 2000, the program relies on
  • Visits designed to help units deal with complicated issues

    Teams from Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., are visiting more than 30 bases to develop timelines and actions in accordance with the base realignment and closure law. Five bases received visits in January. The command’s site activation task force teams are composed of experts from a variety of career fields who
  • Command steps up to help those affected by BRAC

    Air Force Reserve Command is going to great lengths to provide assistance programs for Reservists and civilians affected by base realignment and closure actions. The programs include a BRAC guide, member tracking codes, two clearinghouses, e-mail boxes and an archive, all designed to assist those affected by the current BRAC and to create a system
  • New Orleans unit first AFRC wing affected by BRAC

    The 926th Fighter Wing at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, La., will be Air Force Reserve Command’s first wing affected by the most recent Base Realignment and Closure Commission actions. Resources from the 926th began realigning to four bases — Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.; Nellis AFB, Nev.; Whiteman AFB, Mo.; and Barksdale AFB,
  • Move 'Em Out: All-Reserve aerial port team really delivers in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

    In an indication of just how busy the aerial porters at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, are on a daily basis, only a handful of the Reservists deployed from Pittsburgh showed up to watch their beloved Steelers play the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL. As the Steelers scored their first touchdown, the small contingent from the 911th Airlift Wing
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