Dec. 12, 2017
Reservists Bundle Christmas Joy for Remote Islanders
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam —
Air Force reservists from the 44th Aerial Port Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, worked alongside the people of Guam to fill boxes full of critical supplies as part of Operation Christmas Drop.
Dec. 8, 2017
Firefighters Brave, Extinguish Flames at Patriot Warrior Exercise
FORT MCCOY, Wis. —
Patriot Warrior is the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command's four-week exercise at Young Air Assault Strip and Volk Field Air National Guard Base, in Wisconsin.
Dec. 7, 2017
Face of Defense: Father, Son Reunite for C-130 Mission
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. —
Air Force Airman Trevor Armentrout, a loadmaster, followed his father, Air Force Col. Jeffrey Armentrout, 302nd Airlift Wing vice commander and C-130H3 Hercules pilot, by joining the Air Force Reserve. Trevor said his decision to join the military was based on learning family values, including his father's guidance to always be willing to help others.
Nov. 29, 2017
Face of Defense: Airman Seeks to Build Generation of Lifesavers
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. —
Ghana-born Air Force Senior Airman Selina N. Okyere has one goal in her life: to teach the whole nation of Ghana to know basic lifesaving skills. That's no small undertaking. Ghana, which is about the size of Oregon, has a population of close to 29 million people. But for Okyere, this goal is personal. She was born in Ghana.
Nov. 27, 2017
Air Force Reservists Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti —
Air Force reservists with the 514th Air Mobility Wing delivered 15 pallets of food weighing 76,410 pounds to Haiti as part of the Denton humanitarian aid program.
Sept. 18, 2017
Face of Defense: Airman Leads Oregon Forest Fire Rescue
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. —
While hiking with his date in Mount Hood National Forest near Portland, Ore., Air Force Reserve Tech. Sgt. Rob Dones aided a group of civilians in escaping a dangerous wildfire. Dones, originally from Chicago, is assigned to the 349th Medical Squadron at Travis Air Force Base as a surgical technician.
Aug. 24, 2017
Air Force Reservists Experience Solar Eclipse Training Flight
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —
During a routine C-17 Globemaster III training mission, an Air Force Reserve aircrew flew in the path of a total solar eclipse over South Carolina.
July 27, 2017
Total Force Airmen Maximize Refueling Capacity in Europe
RAF MILDENHALL, England —
In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations.
July 10, 2017
Face of Defense: Reservist Serves as County Judge in Texas
ORANGE, Texas —
Air Force reservist Maj. S. Brint Carlton employs his military skills in his civilian occupation as a county judge to make life better for all. Carlton was elected in 2014 as the judge for Orange County in southeastern Texas, on the border with Louisiana and 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.
April 24, 2017
Big Training Brings Big Benefits for Fighting Forest Fires
BOISE, Idaho —
Men and women who support the Modular Airborne Firefighting System mission, a U.S. Forest Service aerial firefighting program comprised of Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and wildland firefighting agencies from across the country, are training and getting certified near Boise, Idaho.