• Testing the Waters

    Located along the Space Coast, 920th Rescue Wing Airmen are surrounded by water. For aircrew, having the knowledge and skills necessary to survive unanticipated water landings and/or other episodes where rescue may be required is paramount.The responsibility of ensuring aircrew are properly trained and equipped for any water survival situation
  • Brown and Bass discuss PT tests, empowering Airmen and leading during pandemic

    In addition to the discussion of fitness and testing, the session also touched on issues ranging from the force’s resilience and mental health, to how the Air Force will cope with budget uncertainty this fall and winter, diversity, and how to reshape the service to confront peer adversaries, among others.
  • Commander discusses the new ‘ops normal’ at Air, Space and Cyberspace Conference

    During the panel, Scobee discussed how the Air Force Reserve has risen to meet the challenges of the current pandemic. He said that as the crisis began, he and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief master sergeant, set out their top priorities, including:
  • Don’t Fear the Conversation

    No one imagined he would kill himself, but he was drunk, had the means, and felt like everybody would be better off if he wasn’t around.  These thoughts couldn’t be farther from the truth, but a single traumatic event triggered an emotional crisis that led someone to contemplate suicide for the first time in their life. This scenario was laid out
  • Before it’s too late: How Airmen can recognize mental health concerns

    The new training, introduced for the first time during the wing’s September 2020 Unit Training Assembly, was held virtually and in-person at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
  • Lack of Red Flags

    Editor’s Note: Last names have been omitted for operational security.The National Institute of Mental Health describes feelings of despair, researching ways to die and social withdrawal as signs that someone is considering suicide. Additional signs listed on their website include extreme mood swings, excessive drug use and feelings of being
  • 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron begins BTF mission

    Three B-1 Lancers operated by Airmen of the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas arrived at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, after conducting an initial sortie in the European theater Sept. 10 in support of a Bomber Task Force mission.
  • Order Gives Employees Social Security Withholding Tax Deferral, Not Forgiveness

    President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that allows employers to defer withholding Social Security taxes. 
  • Volunteer search leads Reservist to impactful opportunity

    When researching volunteer opportunities, Staff Sgt. Jesus Cervantes-Martinez, 926th Aerospace Medicine Squadron medical readiness, knew he wanted to make a big impact and do something outside the norm.
  • Guardian Angels Rescue Lost Father, Daughter Near Mt. Hood

    On September 3, a 34-year-old male, his seven-year-old daughter, and their dog were rescued after being reported missing for two days in the Mt. Hood wilderness area.At the time of notification, the lost personnel were believed to be in a steep canyon. Clackamas County Sheriffs took the lead and requested assistance from the 304th Rescue Squadron,