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  • Air Force Academy changing to meet needs of the Air Force

    The Air Force Academy’s top officer said decisions made by senior Pentagon officials and increased defense spending are changing how the Academy prepares cadets to contend with modern warfare.
  • 445 AMDS in perfect health during team building exercise

    Airmen from the 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron participated in a team building and training exercise June 6, 2018 at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Members practiced stretcher maneuvers, weapons handling, patient transportation and battlefield triage while experiencing simulated indirect fire.
  • Seven brothers linked by service

    For the Hampton family, being drafted into military service was never an option. Of the 13 Hampton children hailing from Independence, Kentucky, all seven brothers voluntarily served in the armed forces for a combined total of more than 125 years.
  • Mobile Marketing Platform: AFRC rolls out new tool in its recruiting arsenal

    Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service has a new weapon in its recruiting arsenal with the 2018 launch of interactive mobile marketing platforms, to be featured at air shows and other AFRC recruiting event.
  • From Tactical to Strategic: Pittsburgh unit making the switch from C-130s to C-17s

    The 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, is undergoing a significant mission change in order to meet the needs of the Air Force.
  • ART recruiting making a difference

    In a move to help bolster the ongoing maintenance shortage, Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service and the Directorate of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, known as A4, began a new Air Reserve Technician recruiting program in October 2017. Twelve ART recruiters were assigned to different bases based on the volume of maintenance ART
  • It’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Learn how to protect yourself

    If you had to guess which type of cancer is the most common in the U.S., which one would you choose? Breast cancer? Lung or prostate cancer? Actually, every year, 5.4 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. — that’s more than every other cancer type combined. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a great time to learn a little about skin cancer, what to look for and how to protect yourself.
  • OPSEC in the Social Media Age

    In late January, Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein released a joint memorandum on operational security and the renewed need to protect sensitive and classified information.
  • Continuum of Learning 2.0: Reserve Citizen Airmen now have more flexibility to achieve their career goals

    For many Reservists, keeping up with required military training and education while also pursuing a college degree can be very challenging. With the new Continuum of Learning, however, Reserve Citizen Airmen have much more flexibility to achieve their personal developmental and career goals.
  • Global space-A program available to reservists, families

    Worldwide, Air Mobility Command oversees hundreds of flights a day, transporting everything from ammunition and military working dogs to drones and uniformed service members. Some of these flights are fully loaded with mission-required cargo, but other flights may have more than 70 empty seats. The space-available program grants Reserve Citizen Airmen the opportunity to occupy surplus aircraft seats, barring negative mission impact.