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  • 75 years, hunting hurricanes

    Hurricane stories vary from person-to-person and squadron-to-squadron, but they all seem to have one thing in common: the capability of their aircraft and the use of instruments for navigation and data collection, proving the hurricane hunters of yesterday, today and tomorrow keep the mission going.
  • Reserve component officers attend international leadership course

    U.S. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers, along with officers representing seven NATO-affiliated countries attended the 2019 International Junior Officer Leadership Development Seminar (IJOLDS), Aug. 4-10, at Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Harman, Canberra Australia.The week-long seminar, hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Super Six Visit Veterans at Tucson’s VA Hospital

    Members of the 943rd Rescue Group’s junior enlisted private organization, the Super Six, organized a visit with veterans being treated at Tucson’s Veteran’s Administration Hospital August 1.  The morale event organized by Tech Sgt. Bryan Lewis, the club’s president, received volunteers from across the group, not just Super Six members. Senior
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
  • Earn four-year degree as easy as ABC

    Master Sgt. Floyd Gordon wants reservists to know about Air University’s ABC Program, which helps Airmen earn undergraduate degrees using existing Community College of the Air Force credits.“Once you complete your CCAF, it’s simple,” said Gordon. “Just enroll in a university through the online portal and work on meeting the graduation requirements
  • Maintenance squadron welcomes new commander

    Major Stephen Miller (right) assumes command of the 720th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on August 3 at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. His unit maintains the 920th Rescue Wing’s HC-130N King aircraft, which are specially designed for combat-search-and-rescue missions. Miller and his maintainers are preparing to take on a new fleet of aircraft
  • Major Niul S. Manske Assumes Command of the 304th Rescue Squadron

    Major Niul S. Manske assumed command of the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Oregon, during a ceremony there August 3.Manske comes to the 304th Rescue Squadron from Alaska, where he was a combat rescue officer with the 212th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard. Prior to joining the U.S. Air Force, Manske was a U.S.
  • German Maritime Search, Rescue leader visits Rescue Wing

    The executive director of the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service visited the men and women of the 920th Rescue Wing, June 12, 2019, at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. Udo Fox, who was also a part of recognizing the wing’s efforts for the rescue of two germanmen stranded approximately 500 nautical miles off the coast of Florida July 7, 2017,
  • Building stronger Airmen through Resiliency Total Force Partnerships

    The stress of performing operations for an extended time, frequent deployments and exposure to extreme violence eventually takes a toll on Airmen. The 655th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing, 718th Intelligence Squadron, makes taking care of Airmen a priority, providing services and events designed to discuss and actively participate in team resilience training.
  • Reserve Citizen Amputee Airman scores 9 medals, new perspective, at Wounded Warrior Games

    Hundreds of spectators, families and service members cheered as Team Air Force defeated three-time defending champions, Team Navy, during the wheelchair basketball gold match in a nail-biting edge-of-your-seat competition, 66-60, June 28, 2019, during the Department of Defense Wounded Warrior Games June 21 – 30 in Tampa Bay, Florida.It was Reserve