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  • Bronze Star service, a family legacy

    The greatest resource within the Air Force Reserve is its Airmen and we highlight an amazing Reserve Citizen Airman from the 44th Fighter Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., with an amazing story, which spans generations. The 44 FG is a classic associate unit of the 301st Fighter Wing.
  • 301 FW hosts wing's first ever First Term Airmen Course

    When someone raises their right hand to answer the nation’s call, the transition from civilian life to military life can be filled with many unknowns. Whether it’s Active Duty or the Air Force Reserve, the First Term Airmen Course (FTAC) is designed to help share the resources which are available to them when they arrive on their installation. These types of programs happen at Active Duty Air Force installations but, for the first time in the 301st Fighter Wing’s history, the wing hosted an FTAC for 11 of its newest members here from June 14 – 18, 2021.
  • 301 FW base civil engineers build lasting impact every day

    Visitors to U.S. Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, enjoy the various structures, airfields and utilities, but may not give much thought about how they came to be, or what it takes to maintain them. The 301st Fighter Wing Base Civil Engineers are responsible for all Air Force real property maintenance on the base, consisting of about 100 facilities — structure plus a five foot radius. Every day is different for 301 FW BCE as they work in a dynamic joint environment, maintain the wing's current F-16 mission while also preparing for the wing's future F-35A mission.
  • July 14, 1964: Test Pilot School Curriculum Evolution

    Eighteen students participating in the Aerospace Research Pilot School class 63A inaugurated the first combined experimental test pilot course and aerospace research pilot course.From Generals Jimmy Doolittle and Chuck Yeager to astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Gus Grissom, test pilots have been some of the most famous names in aviation. Experimental
  • Senior leaders salute Yellow Ribbon Program

    The Air Force Reserve’s top senior enlisted leader regrets not bringing his wife and daughter to Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program training before he deployed to Southwest Asia in 2013."I missed the boat,” Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White said Sept. 28 at a Yellow Ribbon event in Florida. “I fell into that category where I was too busy, and I did
  • 14th IS officer helps raise funds for those in need

    Capt. Hunt, 14th Intelligence Squadron deputy flight commander, helped to raise more than $3,400 for Second Helpings, Inc., through a fund raiser he ran on social media earlier this year.
  • 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
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