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  • Automated system combats Guard and Reserve evaluation backlog

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, CO, has implemented an innovative new system to reduce the processing time for officer and enlisted performance reports.
  • 718th IS Airman goes above and beyond for his students

    Senior Airman Robert “Scott” Thomas, a *traditional reservist with the 718th Intelligence Squadron, swore into the Air Force in October 2016, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather who both served in the Army. In his civilian career, Thomas is a high school physics teacher at Riverbend High School located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He also coaches varsity golf and varsity softball for the school.
  • Did You Know that January is Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention Month?

    Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons (TIP) is a form of modern day slavery.  It is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of threat, use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse or exploitation.   The Air Force has established a “zero tolerance” for TIP due to
  • Inaugural Vice Chief’s Challenge seeks game-changing innovations

    The Air Force is continuing to look to its Airmen to create innovative solutions to the service’s trickiest challenges, this time specifically seeking their help to improve multi-domain operations.
  • Latest Operational Camouflage Pattern guidance approves current subdued patches

    Airmen wearing Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, uniforms are authorized to add their former Airmen Battle Uniform subdued patches until the mandatory brown subdued ones go into effect.
  • Squadron innovation funds drive 3D runway surface scanning, re-creation effort

    An innovative effort at the Landing Gear Test Facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, aims to improve the way the Air Force evaluates the impact of runway friction on aircraft tire wear.
  • BRICE app simplifies maintenance action, saves time

    The Air Force Reserve went live with an app that is expected to save time and stress for aircraft maintainers late last year, with an estimated 100 users to be enrolled by February.Headquarters Air Force, AFRC, and Monkton teamed up to create an iOS modern mobile app that enables maintainers to directly access the maintenance database from the
  • AF-wide lodging rate increase effective Jan. 1

    Effective Jan. 1, the Air Force Lodging Program has increased nightly lodging rates service-wide in support of Department of Defense reform objectives to make business operations more efficient and provide Airmen with an improved lodging experience.
  • OPSEC in the Social Media Age

    One of the areas Reserve Citizen Airmen must be vigilant in when it comes to operational security is social media. Erick Holloway, Air Force Reserve Command OPSEC program manager, explained Reservists have a special responsibility to maintain OPSEC even when off-duty in their civilian roles. Be OP!
  • Deployed 445th FSS Airman recognized

    Master Sgt. Jennifer Godsey, 445th Force Support Squadron, currently deployed as the community activities center manager with the 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Southwest Asia, has been selected as the 386th AEW Senior NCO of the Month.
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