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  • Air Force Reserve demonstrates strategic depth of combat airlift on Wyoming highway during training exercise

    Air Force Reserve Command kicked off a week-long exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, by landing a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on the highway near Rawlins, Wyoming, Sept. 13. The highway closed early in the morning to ensure the aircrew could safely practice recovering personnel without access to a runway within simulated enemy territory.
  • AFRC reflects on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

    As the ‘Forever War’ comes to a close, the Air Force Reserve Command and its service members take time to reflect. It’s especially important this year, the 20th anniversary of the reason America entered the longest war in its history to date. The terrorist attacks that occurred at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the morning of September 11, 2001, changed American forever.
  • Events at Ground Zero still motivate 307th Bomb Wing Chief

    Every month, Chief Master Sgt. Leonard Werner treks more than 1,300 miles from his home in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, to serve as the 307th Bomb Wing command chief here.With more than two decades of service in the Air Force Reserve, Werner could have retired long ago. But he continues to serve because of one day that's seared into his memory: Sept.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • FIGHTER PILOT REACHES HISTORIC MILESTONE: 7000 HOURS IN THE A-10C

    Lt. Col. John “Karl” Marks, an Air Force Reserve pilot assigned to the 442d Fighter Wing made history Sept. 1, 2021, as he became the only pilot to reach 7,000 hours in the A-10C Thunderbolt II; in addition to becoming one of the highest-time fighter pilots in the U.S. Air Force.
  • AFWERX drives innovation through flightline ops challenge

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Innovators and thought leaders from industry, academia and the federal government gathered at the AFWERX Innovation Hub in Las Vegas, Nevada, late last month to review technologies that will be a part of the Revolutionizing Flightline Operations AFWERX Challenge.This effort is a sequel to last year’s Base of the
  • B-52s Deploy to Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- Approximately 230 Airmen assigned to the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana deployed with U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses and support equipment to the Indo-Pacific region to support Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment, August 26.In line with the National Defense
  • Keep safety in mind as summer ends

    The long Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and offers many service members, civilians and their families the final opportunity to take to the highways and byways for a summertime adventure. Emphasis on managing risk is key, not only for a holiday weekend that historically experiences increased mishaps, but also in transition to the autumn season.
  • National Suicide Prevention Month

    This year’s National Suicide Prevention Month campaign theme, "Connect to Protect: Support is Within Reach," highlights the importance of connections between family, friends and the community, and knowing what resources can help prevent suicide, especially in these unique and challenging times.
  • Commentary: Plans change

    I remember sitting through career days in school, taking aptitude tests that told me what I would be good at and enjoy. I aspired to be as educated and successful as my father.  By fifth grade, I figured it out. I was going to nursing school. I would work on my bachelor’s degree and then master’s degree. I’d have a successful healthcare career.I
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