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  • Training taken seriously helps save friends life

    Major Todd Haifley, a pilot with the 507th AIr Refueling Wing's 1st Aviation Standards Flight, has developed a new found respect for the automated external defibrillator or AED after using one to save a friend's life.Major Haifley experience began on a Sunday evening, February 28. "I coach and play on a men's hockey league in Kalamazoo, Michigan,"
  • A Perspective on the WASP Gold Medal

    September 10, 1942, Secretary of War Henry Stimson announced that Nancy Harkness Love would lead a group of civilian women pilots who would ferry airplanes for the U.S. Army. They would be known as the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron.Gen. Harold L. George, commander of the Army's Air Transport Command (ATC), escorted his new squadron leader,
  • ARPC releases 2010 Reserve, Guard Personnel Fact Sheets

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center has released the 2010 Guard and Reserve Personnel Fact Sheets. This publication offers valuable information on a variety of subjects including pay charts, promotion and retirement information, entitlement benefits and assignment information. The publication is available online. ARPC Contact Center counselors are
  • Chasing the stripe!

    We've all heard the phrase...and many "stripechasers" would solemnly attest to the opposite in their own plight for promotion. However, there IS a big difference between "chasing the stripe" and getting promoted.How do you know that the difference? Well, here is some insight and things that you should really focus your efforts on regarding
  • Generals discuss Guard, Reserve, on call Air Force

    Two Air Force generals explained the importance of the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard to the on-call Air Force during the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition Feb. 19 here. Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III, the director of the Air National Guard, and Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr., chief of the Air Force
  • Thousands of families sign up for FitFamily

    Within the first week of the launch of FitFamily, more than 2,000 families have signed up for the program at www.usafFitFamily.com.FitFamily empowers families to take charge of their lifestyles and make healthier choices. The program offers innovative ideas, resources and activities for Air Force families to improve their family's healthy and
  • New concept for annual AF Assistance Fund campaign announced

    Air Force officials are introducing a new concept this year for the annual Air Force Assistance Fund "Commitment to Caring" campaign, which provides Airmen the opportunity to contribute to four official Air Force charitable organizations.The campaign, now in its 37th year, will run during a designated six-week period from Feb. 8 to May 7 and will
  • Air Force Reserve Facebook fanpage invites Airmen to engage online

    Airmen now have another conduit to connect within the Air Force Reserve Command. More than 600 facebook users have already become "fans" of AFRC at http://bit.ly/AFRC-Fan .The official fan page site features informal postings from AFRC, video posts and photos. Fans can add comments to the page. Membership isn't limited to drilling Reservists.
  • Air Force officials extend deadline for warrior games applications

    Air Force officials are accepting applications until Feb. 15 for the inaugural Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo.Wounded, ill and injured servicemembers will compete across all branches of the military in a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Active duty, Guard, and Reserve members as well as
  • Presenters needed for 445th AW Professional Development Seminar

    Are you a dynamic speaker? Do you possess knowledge that everyone would be interested in? If so, sign up to be a presenter for the 445th Airlift Wing Professional Development Seminar, being held Nov. 8 and 9 at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base club.We are looking for individuals who would like to present a power point and/or inter-active