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  • Rainier Wing focuses on wellness

    Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing, and their families, focused on wellness August 4 and 5 during a weekend dedicated to promoting strength and wellness at McChord Field.“Wingman and Family Days are essential,” said Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, commander of the Fourth Air Force. “Supporting our Airmen and their families is so
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Revitalizing squadrons, Air Force outlines progress

    The task force conducted an Air Force-wide review, driven by Airmen in the field, to promote best practices and identify improvements. Consisting of Total Force Airmen from diverse backgrounds, they reviewed survey data and gathered inputs from across the Air Force through on-line crowd sourcing and face-to-face discussions with nearly 4,000 individuals, including spouses, from 25 different bases representing all major commands, Reserve and National Guard.
  • Air Reserve TFSC call center agents take on 24-hour operations

    Effective Aug. 1, the Air Reserve Personnel Center’s call center will centralize at the Air Force's Personnel Center call center at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. With this centralization, ARPC’s more than 1.3 million customers will now have access to Total Force Service Center call agents 24/7, 361 days a year by calling 1-800-525-0102, 210-565-0102 or DSN 665-0102.
  • Fairchild stages Washington National Guard Blackhawks to fight wildfires

    In the wake of Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declaring a wildfire state of emergency last night, two Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters launched from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to Fairchild AFB today to fight the wildfire dubbed “The Sheep Creek Fire,” which has consumed more than 20-acres of land so far.
  • OCP patches: a good time to redesign?

    With the new Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, uniforms rolling into service Air Force-wide in October 2018, come the uniform patches to go with them. Before designing and ordering patches for units, many are stressing the importance of understanding the rules and regulations that come with the patches. Patches play an important part in military heritage, and moving forward with them is no exception, however in effort to save precious unit time and funding, a few things must be addressed before the ball starts rolling.
  • Air Mobility Command announces Aviator Technical Track beta test program

    The application window is open for active-duty mobility pilots to pioneer a new Aviator Technical Track program, Air Mobility Command officials announced July 20. AMC is seeking mobility pilot participants with the right blend of skills, knowledge and abilities to mentor the next generation of aviators. The command aims to retain rated expertise by
  • Air Force updates to AFI-36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance

    The Air Force announced a series of uniform updates to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel, effective July 13, 2018.
  • The School of Air Evacuation to hold 75th anniversary in conjunction with USAFSAM’s centennial celebrations

    The School of Air Evacuation is celebrating their 75th anniversary August 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine.
  • Total Force effort brings needed improvements in two-week’s time

    More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined the 412th Civil Engineer Squadron to complete three large construction projects at Edwards. The projects allowed the Airmen, mostly from Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard, to get hands-on training during their annual two-week-long drill while the 412th CES provided expertise and
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