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  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.
  • Air Force recruiting seeks to broaden applicant pool to find best and brightest

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force Recruiting Service is casting a wide net seeking out the best and brightest to become Airmen and Guardians. The goal is to reach out to underrepresented groups which will help diversify the force and tap into some areas that could pay dividends to manning and help inspire youth from all parts of
  • DAF releases update on telework, remote work guidance

    The DAF guidance memorandum, DoDI1035.01_DAFI 36-816 Telework Program, provides necessary clarification and expands the Department’s use of telework and remote work based on current lessons learned, pending a comprehensive review of the Department of the Air Force telework program.
  • Honorary commander tours 446th resiliency services May 10

    Mayor Andy Ryder, city of Lacey, Washington, and Col. Paul Skipworth, wing commander of the 446th Airlift Wing, visit with 446th Airman and Family Readiness staff to learn more about support services for Reserve Citizen Airmen during a visit on May 10, 2021 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Mayor Andy Ryder is the 446th Airlift Wing Honorary
  • Scobee highlights Reserve contributions during Senate hearing

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve, and his counterparts from the Marines, Army, Navy and National Guard testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense during a hearing May 18.
  • Updated mask wear policy for 446th AW Airmen

    446 AW,  In accordance with DOD policy, in concert with 62 AW policy, and subject to any applicable labor relations obligations, fully-vaccinated personnel assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing are no longer required to wear masks while on the installation.  Personnel are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the final vaccine dose.   Those who
  • Air Force Reserve led KC-46A candidate bases announced

    Today the Department of the Air Force announced six candidate bases for future Reserve-led KC-46A Pegasus operations with plans for 12 permanently affixed aircraft to be stationed at the base chosen.
  • Empowered Airmen accelerate change across Air Force

    Innovation and a forward-looking mindset have long been key aspects of Air Force culture.
  • 2021 Outstanding Airmen of the Year

    Air Force Reserve Command leaders recognized exceptional Reserve Citizen Airmen during the 2021 AFRC Outstanding Airmen of the Year ceremony held virtually, May 5.All winners and nominees competed in their respective Numbered Air Force before moving forward to compete at the major command level.The AFRC Outstanding Airmen of the Year nominees and
  • May promotions

    Recognizing May promotions in the 446th Airlift Wing.
  • 446th Logistics Readiness Flight flexes logistics prowess during Exercise NEXUS DAWN

    At Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the 446th Logistics Readiness Flight members used their critical thinking and data management skills to ensure the 446th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen and their equipment arrived in the correct location and on schedule, so they can train as they fight during Exercise NEXUS DAWN April 26-28.
  • 446th Airlift Wing participates in Exercise NEXUS DAWN

    U.S. Air Force Col. Paul M. Skipworth, wing commander of the 446th Airlift Wing, provides opening remarks to wing Reserve Citizen Airmen participating in exercise NEXUS DAWN April 25, 2021 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, before they depart for March Air Reserve Base, California. NEXUS DAWN is a readiness exercise designed to test the
  • Despite COVID-19, Nexus Dawn provides Reservists vital training and readiness tests

    Reserve Citizen Airmen traveled to multiple military installations in California this week to take part in their units’ first major West Coast readiness exercise since the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Operation Deep Freeze completes another successful season despite pandemic concerns

    Though it is another season for the books, the 2020-2021 season of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) ends as a highlight for one Reserve Citizen Airman’s career.
  • Exercise Nexus Dawn Kicks Off Across West Coast

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 349th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California, and the 446th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, deployed to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., to kick off the units' first large-scale West Coast readiness exercise since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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