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  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • Wilson’s nine parallels for leadership

    As former Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson departed her civil service career to step into the role of President, University of Texas, El Paso, she passed along parting words of wisdom and encouragement to senior enlisted leader at a recent summit.
  • 100 Antarctic Operation Deep Freeze missions, one penguin sighting

    After a record 100 C-17 Globemaster III Operation Deep Freeze missions to the Antarctic, one Reserve Citizen Airman finally sees a penguin.
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    The peer referral program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign. As manning levels continue to increase for AFRC and other branches of service and the nation’s economy continues to be strong, Share Your Adventure is a vital program to help recruiters gather quality leads and assure AFRC has the manning it needs to excel in its mission to fly, fight and win.
  • CCAF Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

    Tech Training + PME + General Education = CCAF Degree

  • HQ RIO Individual Reservist Advisory Council Membership Volunteer Opportunity

    An opportunity exists for a select group of Individual Reservists (IR) (to include Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA), Mobilization Augmentees (MA), and Participating Individual Ready Reserve (PIRR) members), to join the new Headquarters Readiness and Integration (RIO) IR Advisory Council for a period of one (1) year.  **NOTE: This is a
  • 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.
  • ‘Atomic Veterans’ Can Apply For Defense Secretary’s Honor Certificate

    Veterans who were exposed to radiation in the military between 1945 and 1992 are eligible to apply for the newly created Atomic Veterans Service Certificate signed by Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan.
  • NSA, Microsoft warn of Windows vulnerability

    The National Security Agency is urging Microsoft Windows administrators and users to ensure they are using a patched and updated system in the face of growing threats. Recent warnings by Microsoft stressed the importance of installing patches to address a protocol vulnerability in older versions of Windows. Microsoft has warned that this flaw is
  • Air Force Basic Military Training continues to fine-tune program with major modernizations

    As part of the Basic Military Training curriculum revamp centered on readiness and lethality, airmanship, fitness and the warrior ethos, multiple changes to training are set to begin this summer. BMT is set to receive close to 9,000 M4 training rifles and after renovations to the combat arms range are completed, BMT will switch from the M16 weapons familiarization course to the M4 weapons qualification course.
  • 446th Airlift Wing D-Day heritage video

    Airmen from the 446th Bomb Group, along with hundreds of thousands of Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen, take part in Operation Overlord, also known as D-Day, June 6, 1944. Allied Forces invaded northern France and would march on towards Berlin, Germany, to defeat the Nazi war machine during World War II. The 446th Airlift Wing descends from the 446th Bomb Group and takes pride in this rich heritage.
  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • ATSO exercise improves MXG readiness

    Members of the of the 446th MXG squadron perform an Ability to Survive and Operate exercise conducted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 2. During the course of the exercise, Airmen were evaluated for their ability to correctly don Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear and perform unidentified explosive ordinance sweeps in a chemical, biological,
  • CPI symposium focuses on lessons learned, reform

    In March, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, issued a memorandum, titled “Leading a Culture of Continuous Process Improvement,” in which he made clear the Reserve’s commitment to building and sustaining a culture of CPI.
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