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  • Rainier Wing prepares Reservists for civilian jobs

    Jill Marconi, the 446th Airman and Family Readiness director, leads a course on resume writing and how to get a government job for traditional Reservists here on March 8, 2020.The course is held bi-weekly on base and helps traditional Reservists find a job as a civilian by laying out exactly how to create a resume and apply for federal jobs.Marconi
  • 446th takes home three 2019 AFRC Inspector General awards

    Congratulations to the 2019 Air Force Reserve Command Inspector General Award winners and SAF /IG nominees:Lt. Gen. Howard W. Leaf Award-Enlisted Category I, Senior Master Sgt. Julian D. WalkerOfficer Category I, Maj. Lisa L. BrealEnlisted Category II, Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey A. AbelOfficer Category II, Maj. Emily A. YtuuraldeCivillian Category IIA, Ms.
  • Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Flu

    The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu.
  • Spark Tank 2020 voting continues this week

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are encouraged to vote this week for their favorite of the top six Spark Tank 2020 innovation teams.
  • Voting for Spark Tank 2020 opens

    Spark Tank is an annual event in which Airmen pitch innovative ideas that build upon senior leader priorities to restore readiness, cost-effectively modernize and drive innovation.
  • AFRC commander visits wing, celebrates F-35 success

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, paid a visit to the 419th Fighter Wing to help commemorate a key milestone in F-35A Lightning II operations here.Scobee joined Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, during a ceremony Feb. 20 that marked the 388th
  • Zen warrior: finding resiliency through yoga

    Master Sgt. Kathleen Myhre is using yoga to share mental and spiritual resiliency with Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • Beating Bad Weather: Command announces indoor alternative to physical fitness assessment

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, has approved an indoor alternative to the 1.5 mile run physical fitness assessment for Reserve Citizen Airmen.
  • Practice makes perfect: 446th maintainers rehearse Spark Tank pitch

    Maintainers from the 446th Airlift Wing pitched their innovative battery cell extraction tool here to local Air Force Association members, community leaders and colleagues Tuesday, Feb. 11, as they prepare for the Air Force's Spark Tank 2020 competition in Orlando, Fla., later this month. Master Sgt. Robert Tingle and Master Sgt. Roy Puchalski
  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 budget recommendations for Air Mobility Command

    Among the key features announced in the Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 President's Budget Request released today, Air Mobility Command is projected to face several recommended force structure adjustments to its aerial refueling and Total Force tactical airlift fleets.
  • Mentoring sessions take aim at helping members advance

    Both senior officer and enlisted members will be a part of panels designed to shed light on the keys to career success beginning on Feb. 9.
  • Overcoming obstacles: A first sergeant’s struggle to seek help

    “I felt alone. I cared about nothing, withdrew from all, convincing myself nobody wanted me around and that I was just in the way. Maybe everyone would be better off without me. I was in pain.”Senior Master Sgt. Michael Tesoriero had many negative thoughts running through his mind as he walked the aisles of a craft store on Veterans Day last year.
  • The next transition from ABUs to OCPs: What to expect

    The next transition before the final uniform change from the Airman Battle Uniform to the newly regulated Operation Camouflage Pattern combat uniform will be effective June 1, 2020, for all Airmen.
  • McChord Reservist plans surprise homecoming during MLK 5K

    Despite the rain pouring around her and the air burning in her lungs, 8 year old Celine Dela Montanye was determined to finish the race. She began the 5K, an event hosted by I Corps and the 62nd Airlift Wing to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as a dedication to her father and all deployed service members.Little did
  • ACC emphasizes importance of mentoring as key component of professional development

    Again this year, the Secretary of the Air Force has placed special emphasis on increasing awareness of mentorship as a fundamental component of total force professional development across the Air Force during the month of January.
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