News

  • AF Aid Society assistance now available to 446th AW Reservists regardless of duty status

    The Air Force Aid Society now provides emergency assistance to all Airmen, regardless of duty status.
  • From student to donor: One 446th member orchestrates nearly 100 iPads for local elementary school

    In November 2020 while researching, John Rozsnyai, the electronic flight bag manager for 446th Operations Group, stumbled upon Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) disposition service program called Computers for Learning, or CFL, and orchestrated a donation of iPad tablets to a local school.
  • Wing recognizes June promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing recognizes Reserve Citizen Airmen who promoted in June 2021.
  • AFRC launches Digital Age Resiliency tool on AF Connect

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are now able to access Developing Resilient Leader, or DRL, content on demand on any device from one easy-to-access location on the Air Force Connect app. The DRL Digital Age Learning Content Wall of the Air Force Reserve Command’s AF Connect page was designed to be an easy-to-access and user-friendly hub for DRL-related information, documents and links. The content will provide resiliency material for AFRC’s 74,000 Airmen, with new content added on a scheduled basis for commanders to use and present as needed.
  • DAF releases FY22 budget proposal, journeys to the Air and Space Forces of 2030

    The Department’s $173.7 billion request includes the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force budgets. The Air Force’s budget of $156.3 billion is a 2.3% increase and the Space Force’s budget of $17.4 billion is a 13.1% increase from FY 2021.
  • 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.
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