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  • 920th Education and Training Test Center Reopening

    The 920th Education and Training office announced they will resume testing members in limited capacity beginning Monday, June 2, 2020.Weekday testing hours will be 8:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Unit Training Assembly testing will be conducted at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.Only three Airmen will be allowed per
  • Air Force removes initial height requirement for officer aviators

    As part of the Air Force’s on-going effort to encourage a more diverse pool of applicants to pursue careers in aviation, the minimum height requirement for officer applicants who wish to fly has been removed as of May 13, 2020.
  • Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day not only marks the transition from Spring to Summer, but it is a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country.It is a time-honored practice in our great Nation marked by celebrations, remembrance ceremonies, parades, picnics and family gatherings across the country.This year’s celebrations will look different in
  • HQ ARPC's Spread the Word program goes virtual

    Throughout the month of May, Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center team members are hosting briefings on personnel-related topics to support the annual National Capital Region Air Force Reserve Assembly. These briefings are one aspect of a program called Spread the Word, a HQ ARPC initiative which provides interactive presentations and one-on-one question-and-answer sessions for the Air Reserve Component.
  • TFSC introduces chat function for the Guard and Reserve

    The Total Force Service center has introduced a new tool for Guard and Reserve members to reach a representative with their personnel-related questions. Now when members of the Air Reserve Component log into myPers, they will see a banner advertising the new chat feature to communicate with a live agent to handle their inquiries. Customers will also notice a pop-up screen will appear when they are reading knowledge articles on the myPers website asking if they would like to initiate a chat session.
  • SEAC Calls on NCOs, Petty Officers to be 'the Calm in the Eye of the Storm'

    Noncommissioned officers must be the conduits of truthful, correct and timely information to troops and their families amid the coronavirus pandemic, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López said.
  • Super Herculean Milestone

    Hercules history was made on April 2, when Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing (RQW), Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, accepted delivery of the U.S. Air Force’s Reserve first HC-130J Combat King II search-and-rescue aircraft. This HC-130J will be operated by the 920th RQW’s 39th Rescue Squadron (RQS).“This is an exciting time for the men and women of
  • 943rd Rescue Group Commander Retires after 35 Years of Service

    Col. John D. Beatty retired from the United States Air Force after more than 35 years of service to the country at a ceremony on Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 8, 2020.Col. Kurt A. Matthews, vice commander, 22nd Air Force, presided over the light-hearted ceremony.Poking fun at Beatty, Matthews recited an impromptu oath of retirement,
  • Air Force launches year-long leader, supervisor development campaign

    On April 1, the Department of the Air Force launched The Leaders and Supervisors We Need, a year-long development campaign designed to improve the efficiency and accessibility of supervisory training and resources for all leaders, ranging from first-time supervisors to experienced senior management officials.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made.