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  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.
  • Air Force We Need: 386 operational squadrons

     Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the results of an in-depth analysis aimed at outlining what the Air Force needs to implement the National Defense Strategy while speaking at the Air Force Association's annual Air, Space and Cyber conference Sept. 17.“The analysis says what every Airmen already knows,” Wilson said. “The Air Force is too
  • Hurricane Florence edges closer to East Coast, Hurricane Hunters continue reconnaissance

    As the storm moves closer to the East Coast, members of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron continue to fly through Hurricane Florence from the Air Dominance Center, Combat Readiness Training Center, Savannah, Georgia.“The mission has gone very well, with 100 percent mission success," said Lt. Col. Thomas Moffatt, 53rd WRS navigator and
  • Weather-Related Liberal Reschedule for Sep UTA

    If you determine you won’t be able to attend the September UTA due to the impending weather, I’m authorizing a liberal reschedule policy once coordinated through your respective chain of command and cancellation of any reserved lodging.
  • Hurricane Hunters fly Hurricanes Florence, Olivia

    The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron is flying missions into Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic Ocean and Hurricane Olivia over the Pacific Ocean this week. The 53rd WRS is the only Defense Department unit that flies reconnaissance missions into severe tropical weather during the hurricane season, June 1 through Nov. 30,
  • Gen. Miller takes command of AMC

    Air Mobility Command welcomed a new commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Sept. 7.Air Force Gen. Maryanne Miller took command of AMC from Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, who retires after more than 35 years of service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, officiated the change of command ceremony.Miller is the thirteenth
  • Scobee continues legacy of service

    Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of Lt. Gen. yesterday.
  • Reserve Airmen help support the fallen

    According to the Air Force Personnel Center and diversity.defense.gov, there are approximately 258,000 enlisted Airmen serving on active duty and nearly 55,000 serving on reserve status.Reservists are sometimes referred as “Weekend Warriors,” an adage developed from their one weekend a month, two weeks a year duty schedule.For Staff Sgt. Sarah
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