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  • Florida Air Force Reserve wing prepares for Hurricane Michael response

    Air Force Reservists with the 920th Rescue Wing began preparing to launch search-and-rescue missions in response to Hurricane Michael Oct. 10.The Air Force Reserve unit, which specializes in combat search and rescue, allocated aircraft, supplies and personnel in anticipation of hurricane relief.The 920th RQW will remain on standby until called into
  • National Preparedness Month: Checking your insurance (week 3)

    Insurance is the first line of defense when dealing with a natural disaster. You want to make sure you are prepared by ensuring your personal items are protected. One small step you can take to prepare is to document your property.
  • RED FLAG ALASKA 18-3 keeps Fairchild mission-ready

    The sky roared with engines as military aircraft from all over the world formed a mass convoy to accomplish one mission: international security. Amongst the aircraft buzzed a stagnant controller plane, monitoring flight patterns and operations, to ultimately ensure every coalition aircraft abided by the pre-determined rules of engagement. The slightest navigational error in execution could result in mission failure. Suddenly, the controller spotted a stray aircraft violating the approved flight path. Immediately the controller contacted the aircraft and dismissed them from the on-going operation for that day. There was no room for carelessness.
  • Reserve Unit Spouses Tour Cheyenne Mountain

    Military spouses sometimes struggle to understand exactly what their service-member does on a daily basis because it’s often difficult to explain the type of work they do. The mission-specific jargon and the secretive nature of the subject make communication somewhat demanding. For members of the 14th Test Squadron, their mission became a little
  • My situational awareness is more alert now!

    I remember back in the early 90's it was a hot humid summer day and I was helping my dad and his buddies install a fence at our hunting club. The name of our hunting club was "Indian Bayou Hunting Club"; it was located in the Atchafalaya Basin between Arnaudville and Krotz Springs LA. The hunting club consisted of about 100 members or so and we had
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