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  • Profiles in Leadership: Maj Chris

    Maj. Chris, HC-130N Combat King evaluator pilot, 39th Rescue Squadron, led the refueling efforts of a technical rescue from Patrick Air Force Base, Florida approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida. He and approximately 80 Reserve Citizen Airmen and four aircraft from the 920th Rescue Wing successfully rescued 2
  • AF Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Program opens for upcoming academic year

    The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program dates back to 1988. Since the program’s inception, 111,654 students have received more than $172 million in education assistance through grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on need.
  • Maintaining life-sustaining equipment

    Technical Sgt. Jarrod is assigned to the 920th Operations Support Squadron, a unit responsible for maintaining the 920th Rescue Wing’s Aircrew Flight Equipment and Aircrew Continuation Training at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.The wing trains and equips thousands of Airmen who carry out its mission, to search for, locate and recover U.S. Armed
  • The End of an Era

    Push button start, seat warmers and autonomous driving features are becoming more and more common in vehicles. Depending on your brand of choice, these features might even be considered standard. Give it time and these features will eventually be overshadowed by even newer technology as the automotive industry continuously evolves.But no matter how
  • 943rd Reservist named Occupational Safety NCO of the Year

    Senior Master Sgt. Jessi, 943rd Rescue Group, was recognized for her outstanding achievements in support of the command’s safety program as an NCO in the occupational safety discipline.The award recognizes the accomplishments and innovations that reduced mishaps or increased the effectiveness of the mishap prevention program and incorporation of
  • Profiles in Leadership: Lisa Fernandez

    Key Spouse Lisa Fernandez has made significant contributions to the 308th Rescue Squadron, the 920th Rescue Wing and the Air Force Reserve Command. She explained that one of the most important things she does in her role is keep in constant contact with spouses and loved ones, especially during 2018’s combat deployment which saw nearly every member
  • With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality

    President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.
  • Space Force: Air Force Reservists to continue to support space operations

    The Space Force will initially be comprised of active-component members and civilian personnel who are conducting and supporting space operations today as part of Air Force Space Command. The secretary of defense, with advice from key Defense Department stakeholders, will work with Congress if legislation is needed to further integrate Air Force Reserve expertise into the Space Force in the future.
  • Air Force Reservist assists in Life-Saving Care Aboard Commercial Flight

    On Dec. 2, an Air Force Reserve technical sergeant was in the right place at the right time when a fellow passenger on a civilian flight suffered an in-flight emergency.Tech. Sgt. Donny, a Pararescue specialist, with 304th Rescue Squadron in Portland, was traveling from Portland to Phoenix when he was called into action. Crewmembers aboard his