• Reserve maintainers putting peddling to good use

    Staying in shape is a core requirement for the Air Force. For some, the requirement comes easy. For others, it can be a challenge.But for some members of the 920th Rescue Wing's Maintenance Squadron, it's just like riding a bike. Literally.The MXS started a cycling club in 2011, and it has members not only from maintenance but from the operations
  • Deployed Reservists talk war and baseball with congresswoman

    It was almost midnight Tuesday, August 19, in Bagram when a room full of deployed Airman from the 442d Fighter Wing took a phone call from Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler.Lt. Col. Bryan Stone, 303d Air Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Commander, casually mentioned, at the start of the conversation, the airfield had been attacked 64 times since
  • ARPC announces school selection results

    Air Reserve Personnel Center officials here announced selection results from the semi-annual CY14B Reserve School Selection Board. The selection board convened at the center July 14 - 18 to match selected members to their respective schools based upon the needs of the Air Force Reserve followed by consideration for the individual's preferences.
  • ARPC announces lieutenant colonel promotions

    Air Reserve Personnel Center officials here announced results for the Calendar Year 2014 Air Force Reserve Line and Non Line Lieutenant Colonel Promotion Selection Boards today. The boards selected more than 500 Citizen Airmen for promotion.The selection boards convened at the center here June 9 - 13 to determine those officers best qualified to
  • Changes to academic degree and developmental education expectations

    Air Force officials announced actions designed to set clear expectations, restore Airmen's time and refocus officer promotions on job performance.The Air Force has addressed long-standing perceptions that to be promoted, officers must complete an advanced academic degree, and those officers selected by a promotion board to attend developmental
  • All in the family: Reserve father inspires son to join the 943rd Rescue Group

    Col. Rich Dinsdale says one of the proudest days of his life was when his son announced he wanted to join the Air Force Reserve. Assigned to the 943rd Aerospace Medicine Squadron, the doctor is finishing his 30th year of service, while his son, Senior Airman Scott Dinsdale, is finishing his second year of training.As a "rigger" assigned to the
  • That Others May Live: 943rd Rescue Group Performs Critical Lifesaving Mission

    Jason Hughes had a promising sales job in Baltimore when he did a complete about-face at age 21 and decided to join the Air Force as a "Guardian Angel." "I joined because I wanted to do something more challenging with my life," said the 25-year-old pararescueman who wears the rank of Senior Airman with the 943rd Rescue Group. "I wanted something to
  • 513th provides AWACS support for RIMPAC 2014

    More than 60 reservists from the 513th Air Control Group and the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron returned home last week after a nearly two-week mission to support the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.The 970th flew the only E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft in the exercise,
  • 926th GP welcomes new commander

    The 926th Group, an Air Force Reserve unit assigned to 10th Air Force, welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony here July 31.During the ceremony, command of the group, which consists of 10 squadrons and one detachment located across the nation, passed from Col. John Breeden to Col. Ross Anderson.The presiding official of the