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  • Forging Excellence: William Tell – Tuskegee Now and Then

    After a nearly 20-year hiatus, the U.S. Air Force’s most famous air combat competition, William Tell, returned September 11-15, 2023, in Savannah, Georgia.A special member was in attendance this year, a member of the historical 332nd Fighter Group, the Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. James Harvey III. The

  • 446 AMDS Assumption of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Scott A. Meyer, commander of the 446th Airlift Wing passes the guidon to Col. Adam J. Cole in an assumption of command ceremony, August 11, 2023, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The 446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron ensures the medical readiness of approximately 1,500

  • 97th Airlift Squadron Change of Command

    Lt. Col. Joshua Anderson (left), commander of the 446th Operations Group, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. David Schuster (right), during the 97th Airlift Squadron change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, Aug 12, 2023. Schuster assumed command of the 97th Airlift Squadron

  • ARPC offers services through Reserve Retirement Counseling Cell

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center Reserve Retirement Counseling Cell began initial operating capability June 1, 2023. The RRCC is a resource for Reserve Airmen to help answer individual member questions about military retirement, such as estimated retirement pay, Reduced Retirement Pay Age, the

  • Exercise Operation Dionysus: 446 AES creates exercise to hone capabilities

    This mass casualty exercise was the culminating event of Operation Dionysus, which occurred May 9-12, 2023, at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. Air Force Reserve units gathered in the shadow of Mt. Etna to participate in the full-scale, joint and allied mobility exercise that tested the

  • 446 MXG Assumption of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Scott A. Meyer (left), 446th Airlift Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Robert A. Griffith in an assumption of command ceremony, Feb. 4, 2023, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Before assuming command of the 446th Maintenance Group, Griffith served as the 307th

  • 446th Security Forces Squadron holds assumption of command ceremony

    Col. Sherard Dorroh, commander of the 446th Mission Support Group, passes the 446th Security Forces Squadron guidon to Maj. Andrew Geer during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, Dec 4, 2022. The assumption of command ceremony is for Airmen of the squadron to

  • Air Force Reserve medics mobilized a second time for COVID response

    As COVID-19 continues to impact the U.S. healthcare system in pockets of the country, the Air Force Reserve is once again mobilizing approximately 40 ground medical personnel to assist civilian hospitals in New York and California at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.