Tag: ReserveResilient
  • Staying Connected amidst Social Distancing

    There are usually dozens of people packed into the main conference room at Air Force Reserve Command headquarters here for AFRC’s quarterly Community Action Board meetings. Dozens more from across the country participate via video teleconference.For the latest meeting in early April, it was teleconference or phone-in only as Lt Gen. Richard Scobee,
  • 419th medics mobilize to support NYC COVID-19 response effort

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — With just one day’s notice, several medics from the 419th Fighter Wing deployed today for the New York City area to help with the COVID-19 response there. The deployment is part of a larger mobilization package of more than 120 doctors, nurses, and respiratory technicians that Air Force Reserve units across the nation
  • 39th Rescue Squadron Makes History

    The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft April 2.  920th Rescue Wing maintenance and aircrew brought the aircraft home to Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, while making history in their efforts. “This is an exciting time for the men and women of the 39th RQS, the 920th RQW, and the Air Force
  • 419th Fighter Wing hosts F-35 virtual field trip

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – With closures at schools across the nation due to COVID-19, the 419th Fighter Wing invited students to use their computers or cellphones to “visit” here for a virtual field trip today to see the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II.Col. Brian Silkey, the wing’s vice commander and longtime fighter pilot,
  • Super Herculean Milestone

    Hercules history was made on April 2, when Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing (RQW), Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, accepted delivery of the U.S. Air Force’s Reserve first HC-130J Combat King II search-and-rescue aircraft. This HC-130J will be operated by the 920th RQW’s 39th Rescue Squadron (RQS).“This is an exciting time for the men and women of
  • Information overload – protect yourself

    During the COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s vital to keep the public informed and to help prepare people, thereby lessening the chance for mass panic. Unfortunately, information being passed through the internet and social media can do the exact opposite and lead to more panic. Whether it be the spread of disinformation or malicious attempts to gain
  • A Message from the Commander, 920th Rescue Wing

    Greetings I write you today a letter of encouragement, of hope, and belief. Our wing is enveloped in a worldwide response against a threat to our way of life.  Many of those in our nation are at a point where they feel self-preservation is more advantageous than collective support.  Others are paralyzed by hysteria, fear, and wait for someone in a
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made.
  • Maintenance still turning wrenches amid COVID-19 pandemic

    On March 19, members of the 943rd Maintenance Squadron reported to work with minimal staffing, in order maintain readiness of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters during the COVID-19 pandemic.Lt. Col. Anthony, 943rd MXS commander said, “The safety of our personnel is our main priority, so to reduce the chance of exposure we’re combining the use of
  • Telework options and guidelines for the Air Force Reserve civilians

    As COVID-19 response and mitigation drives work force decisions, Air Force Reserve leadership is getting information out as quickly as possible to its supervisors and employees on civilian telework guidance. Telework is an option commanders may consider when making work force decisions in the current emerging environment. This article serves solely as a resource when considering telework, should the need arise.