• Taking Care of Airmen

    "What's your story?" That's the question Brig. Gen. Richard Scobee likes to ask the Airmen he comes in contact with on a daily basis. And he wishes everybody else would do the same. "I love talking with our Airmen and hearing their story," he said. "The next time you see an Airman, ask him what his or her story is. I guarantee you will come away
  • 920th RQW takes to the skies during the Atlas V launch

    Air Force Reserve combat-search-and-rescue Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here, supported the successful launch of an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Sept. 16 at 8:10 p.m.The rocket delivered a QuikScat Earth satellite and crew supplies to the International Space Station. The QuikScat Earth satellite will monitor
  • Duke Field member to compete at 2014 Warrior Games

    A member of the 919th Special Operations Wing is one of the first U.S. Special Operations Command female to compete this year in the 5th annual Warrior Games competition.Kimberley Hernandez, a quality assurance civilian with the 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron, said she is very excited and honored to be on the team this year.
  • Homestead sets standards for cyber readiness

    Members of Team Homestead applied flexibility and focus to blaze through a challenging Command Cyber Readiness Inspection Aug. 4-8.The CCRI is a triennial inspection conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency to assess the compliance status and operational readiness of Homestead's non-secure internet protocol router, NIPR. It also assesses
  • Deployed Reservist receives 2014 Sijan Award

    A few months ago, Maj. Chad Carlton was excited as he stood in the deployment line to catch his flight to Afghanistan. Carlton's wing commander, Col. Hubie Hegtvedt, shook hands with each Reservist from the 442d Fighter Wing as they departed, but he paused as he shook Carlton's hand."You look too happy to be in this line." Hegtvedt recalled saying
  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a consistent Air Force capacity to the
  • Ribbon Cutting Luncheon marks opening of three facilities at Homestead

    Two brand-new facilities and the newly renovated Sam Johnson Fitness Center were officially opened during a ribbon cutting event Aug. 20 at Homestead Air Reserve Base. Members of the community and base tenant units came to the Community Activity Center to mark the occasion. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, representing Florida's 27th