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  • Tricare Selected Reserve termination explained

    Office of the Secretary of Defense will allow members up to five months, instead of the original three-month period, to pay overdue premiums to have coverage reinstated and will honor any medical services and bills incurred during that time, once premiums are paid.
  • Changes, reminders for CY20 Stripes for Exceptional Performers II program

    The Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP II) program, formally known as the Promotion Enhancement Program (PEP), is a commander’s program designed to promote outstanding and well-deserving Air Force Reserve Airmen in Category A, members assigned to a unit, and Category B, Individual Mobilization Augmentees to one grade above the authorized
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations.  For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response.  If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, mobilization of the IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment. 
  • COVID-19: Important Information for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    In an effort to inform Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families with facts on COVID-19 effects, Air Force Reserve leaders encourage all to visit the Air Force’s COVID-19 web page for the latest on the virus and how it is effecting the service.
  • COVID-19: Important Information for Reserve Citizen Airmen

    In an effort to inform Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families with facts on COVID-19 effects, Air Force Reserve leaders encourage all to visit the Air Force’s COVID-19 web page for the latest on the virus and how it is effecting the service. The site contains the latest DoD and Air Force guidance, news, and links to helpful resources from the Centers for Disease Control, Department of State, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, travel advisories, frequently asked questions and answers, COVID-19 affected activities and gatherings, and health protection measures.
  • New financial readiness training coming in November

    Beginning Nov. 15, financial readiness training will be required for all Reserve Citizen Airmen at defined touchpoints throughout their military career.
  • Online worksheet to replace biannual AGR review board

    One significant change to the program was the elimination of an AGR Review Board, or ARB, which was held twice a year. The board was co-chaired by the deputy to the chief of Air Force Reserve and the deputy commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, with the purpose of determining career status for probationary AGR members.
  • Vandenberg aids during exercise Patriot Hook 2019

    Exercise Patriot Hook 2019, an annual joint-service exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve Command, took place at Vandenberg Air Force Base on April 10-15, 2019. The 5-days long exercise demonstrated the execution of civil relief operations, which would typically occur following a natural disaster, and provided realistic mission training for AFRC members and other service affiliates.
  • Happy Holidays from Air Force Reserve Command

    Happy Holidays from the Air Force Reserve Command.
  • 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. With this promotion, Scobee will become the Chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command where he will serve as principal adviser on reserve matters to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Air Force Chief of Staff and assume leadership of nearly 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen including the supervision of all U.S. Air Force Reserve units around the world.
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