• Stenner discusses Reserve priorities during Luke visit

    Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner, commander, Air Force Reserve Command, visited the 944th Fighter Wing here April 1. Stenner used his few hours at Luke to discuss business with Col. Jose Monteagudo, commander 944th Fighter Wing and his senior leadership team. The commander also hosted a townhall meeting at Club 56 for local Reservists, at which he
  • Reserve, active duty F-22 pilots fly succesful long range strike exercise

    A mix of personnel from the 477th Fighter Group, 3rd Wing, and 673rd Air Base Wing left JBER to participate in a long range strike exercise on April 4.F-22 Raptors and E-3's assigned to the 3rd Wing along with F-16s from Misawa AB, Japan, B-1's from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota and KC-135s from Eielson AFB, Alaska participated in the U.S. Strategic
  • Air Force Reserve plans to change about 3,000 jobs in FY13

    The Air Force Reserve announced about 3,000 job changes on March 6 that will realign affected reservists into growing new career fields and help the Total Force reduce manning by 9,900 Airmen in fiscal 2013. As some Air Force reservists have to move or travel to new jobs, the Air Force Reserve plans to decrease its end strength manning from 71,400
  • Rescue Airmen brave blizzard to reach, save Alaskan villager

    Snowflakes stung like needles when Pararescue Airmen skydived into a blizzard at night to rescue a Native American in a remote Alaskan village who was suffering from a life-threatening infection.Ryan Morgan, 20, was deteriorating as fast as the weather blocking Alaskan rescue personnel from getting near him in Red Devil, the dying mining town in
  • Air Force Reserve to retire Barksdale A-10s

    The Air Force announced the possible retirement of 18 A-10 aircraft assigned to the 917th Fighter Group, Barksdale AFB, La., a geographically separated unit assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing here. The proposal includes retiring three other A-10s previously slated for retirement and awaiting transfer. Three other A-10s will be transferred here.
  • Tuskegee Airman celebrates Red Tails movie

    When a retired command chief from the 301st Fighter Wing saw the trailer for the movie "Red Tails," he couldn't wait to see it. The 301st, along with three other squadrons, carry on the heritage of the Tuskegee Airmen and their Red Tails.Retired Chief Master Sgt. Brad Scott made plans for a date night with his wife... first dinner, then "Red
  • Deployed rescue group Airmen provide confidence, combat rescue capability to ground forces

    The 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron compliments the traditional personnel recovery mission with medical evacuation operations in Afghanistan's Regional Command Southwest. The squadron's aircrew, support personnel and maintenance Airmen, Reservists deployed from the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., a geographically
  • Force structure changes affect 14 states

    The Air Force plans to retire 82 Air Force Reserve Command aircraft and make other changes in the command in the next few years, according to Pentagon officials Feb. 3. States impacted are Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
  • 10th Air Force lodging changes

    The 301st Fighter Wing will be taking over the Unit Training Assembly [UTA] lodging program effective April 1, 2012. Senior Master Sgt. Charles Speece, Jr., 610th Regional Support Group services superintendent, will become the 10th Air Force lodging monitor at that time. Tenth Air Force will continue to sign up for lodging as normal at our sign in
  • A call for Rescue in the Horn of Africa

    Famine, war and drought have forced 13.3 million people living in the Horn of Africa into one of the world's largest humanitarian crises over the past year-and-a-half. Along with the rainfall that has started to quench the parched earth there, Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here are on their way to the region as part of the Combined Joint Task