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  • Goldfein meets with airline executives

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein hosted a National Pilot Sourcing Meeting with airline executives to discuss the national pilot shortage in Alexandria, Virginia, May 18, 2017.

  • Increased Antarctic airlift capability contributes to science

    Over the past 60 years, winter flying missions have provided a significant contribution to how the National Science Foundation conducts scientific research in Antarctica.The C-17 Globemaster III 2016-2017 season recently wrapped-up, and the night vision goggle capability paired with mid-Austral

  • Ranier Wing Citizen Airman receives Levitow Award

    SSgt. David M. Smith, 446th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management, stands at Joint-Base Lewis-McChord, WA, Apr. 1. Smith was recently awarded the John Levitow Award at Airman Leadership School as the only Reservist in the class. Smith travelled to Eielson Air Force Base, AK in December to

  • Miller nominated as next chief of Air Force Reserve

    President Barack Obama nominated Maj. Gen. Maryanne Miller for a third star and assignment as chief of Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, replacing Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson.

  • Night Vision landings shed light on Antarctic airlift

    Airlift support to the U.S. Antarctic Program wrapped-up in March, and members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord met challenges of the harsh Antarctic environment head-on, including performing night-vision goggle landings on a runway made of ice during the Austral Winter.The flights were part of

  • Process improvement helps units work smarter not harder

    One Grissom officer is working hard at helping others work smart while leading the charge of innovation.Lt. Col. Patricia Latham, 434th Air Refueling Wing process manager, is responsible for overseeing effective process improvement in an effort to ensure processes here are efficient, cost saving and

  • Lync-Enterprise brings enhanced connectivity to AFRC

    Air Force Reserve Command recently implemented the Microsoft Lync-Enterprise Instant Messaging system that allows all users across the command to connect, collaborate and share in real time.Lync-Enterprise, part of the Microsoft Office suite, is the upgraded version of the Lync-Standard instant

  • Tips on not wigging out this holiday season

    Now that the holiday season is in full swing, good cheer and tidings fill the air as the new year fast approaches. But while some blissfully enjoy the seasonal flurry, others are swarmed with the rising stressors of the holidays. With a few practical tips and reminders, there are ways to combat