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  • Reservists receive more benefits with annual DoD mobilization authorities

    The United States Federal Code details mobilization authorities for Reserve Component support to Combatant Commanders. Currently, the Secretary of Defense and delegated civilian leadership utilize three authorities for Air Reserve support to Combatant Commanders, according to Air Force Reserve Force Generation Center officials.The authorities are,
  • History highlight: Not a job for a nervous man

    Article highlighting the story of a World War I radio intercept operator in honor of National Veterans and Military Families month 2019.
  • Faces of the 442d Fighter Wing: Meet Senior Airman Ricardo Miranda

    Meet Senior Airman Ricardo Miranda, a water and fuel systems maintenance craftsman with the 442d Civil Engineer Squadron.
  • Share your truth: It will be okay

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- “I’m going to die.”This was the thought that played on repeat in the mind of Master Sgt. Randi Ross, 926th Wing yellow ribbon program coordinator, as she sat on the phone with her doctor days before Christmas in 2016. She listened in disbelief as her doctor told her she had ductal carcinoma in situ.“I knew what it
  • Exercise Ozark Thunder 20-01: Developing combat-ready Airmen

    During November’s extended Unit Training Assembly, Airmen from the 442d Fighter Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo, participated in a 3-day long readiness exercise, Exercise Ozark Thunder 20-01.
  • Seasoning training helps Reservists stay mission-ready

    Reserve Citizen Airmen must be mission ready and trained to the same standard as their active duty counterparts which is facilitated by the seasoning training program that helps Reservists to meet their initial mobilization requirement and skill level.
  • 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron holds Assumption of Command ceremony

    Lt. Col. David Black, 442d Maintenance Group commander, left, and Maj. Bobby Cheek, 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, stand at attention during an Assumption of Command ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., November 2, 2019. Cheek, the incoming AMXS commander, received his commission in May, 2004, from the Reserve Officer Training
  • Pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross recounts events in Afghanistan

    In the early morning hours on December 2, 2010, two A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots with the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, launched out of Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, heading west to keep watch over ground forces.
  • Computer Language Self-Assessment gives Reserve Citizen Airmen unique opportunities

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with computer language knowledge now have the opportunity to put their coding skills to use for the Air Force. By completing the Computer Language Self-Assessment (CLSA) on myPers, qualified Airmen may be selected for temporary duty assignments across the Air Force. “Reservists bring the warrior ethos that we need to ensure
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
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