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April 25, 2018

Airmen Transport Emergency Vehicles to Guatemala

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, delivered a much-needed ambulance and firetruck to the people of Tecpan, Guatemala.

Feb. 23, 2018

Face of Defense: Military Service Aids Softball Coach’s Leadership Development

Airman 1st Class Rachel Riley's original passion was softball, leading to coaching jobs from her hometown of Arlington, Texas, to Austria. But she still felt something was missing from her life and decided to join the Air Force Reserve where her skills as a softball coach are making a difference.

Feb. 7, 2018

Helping Those in Need: Reservists Continue to Deliver Aid to Haiti

Air Force reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered nearly 100,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Haiti.

Jan. 5, 2018

Face of Defense: Reservist’s Military, Civilian Job Responsibilities Match

For many reservists, work life does not end when they take off the uniform. Air Force Maj. Francis J. Tobias is one of those airmen. Aside from a change of setting and suit and tie, his profession remains the same as he puts his two careers together, focusing on the needs of people.

Dec. 12, 2017

Reservists Bundle Christmas Joy for Remote Islanders

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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