• News you may have missed: ARPC fax services have ended

    The Directorate of Personnel and Total Force Services at HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, eliminated all inbound fax (short for facsimile) services Jan. 30.
  • News you may have Missed: Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Program opens for upcoming academic year

    The Air Force Aid Society's General Henry “Hap” Arnold Education Grant application window is now open for the 2020-2021 academic year. Eligible recipients have until April 30, 2020, to submit applications.
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    Awards and decorations are one way senior leaders recognize outstanding performance and play an important role in an Airman’s career progression.
  • Meeting the Demand: Reserve command makes strides hiring full-time aircraft maintainers

    For years, Air Force Reserve Command has struggled to hire enough Air Reserve Technician aircraft maintainers. However, due to the direct hiring authority to recruit ART maintenance personnel when and where they are needed and ART-focused recruiting efforts, the command continues to make strides in meeting AFRC’s need for full-time maintainers.ARTs
  • Going the Distance: Reserve optometrist dedicated to humanitarian causes, running marathons

    Lt. Col. (Dr.) Daniel Toocheck, an optometrist with the 514th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Toocheck is a dedicated humanitarian and avid marathon runner.Originally from West Chester, Pennsylvania, Toocheck has been around military members most of his life. His father was an Army officer who served in
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Reserve missileer sits alert for first time in Air Force history

    For the first time in the history of the Air Force, a Reserve Citizen Airman has become a full-fledged mission partner for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile leg of the nuclear triad at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.Capt. Benjamin Shea took command of a Minuteman III weapon system in Max, North Dakota, on Oct. 26, making him the first
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    Fall brought a busy season for Air Force Reserve Command’s tactical airlift wings as C-130 crews from a host of Reserve organizations sharpened their skills at exercises across the globe.In October, Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 403rd Wing’s 815th Airlift Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, and the 913th Airlift Group’s 327th Airlift
  • Chief uses resiliency to survive tragedy, vows to help others

    Nothing can prepare you for the reality of a knock on your door and hearing your wife has been in a terrible auto accident. Nothing can prepare you for being asked to identify her by her wedding ring as she lies in a coma in the intensive care unit. Nothing can prepare you for becoming a widower and a single dad at the age of 28.For Nathan Parks,
  • Ready to Go: First Reserve group completes Ground Surgical Team training course

    When American service members are injured in combat, Ground Surgical Teams are there to provide life-saving medical care close to the action. Working out of tents, cargo trailers or in the back of a truck, the six-member teams are trained to quickly set up a mobile operating room and perform life-saving surgeries designed to stabilize patients
  • HQ RIO: Making it Easy to Serve

    The Air Force Reserve individual mobilization augmentee forces are part of a global organization comprised of the best Airmen our nation has to offer. As commander of the Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization, it’s an absolute privilege to serve the nearly 8,000 IMAs around the world. My top priority is to ensure every IMA is equipped

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