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  • DoD Announces Policy Change on Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits

    The Department of Defense issued a substantive change today to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients.
  • Reservist helps brand Air Force Reserve at NBA Finals game

    Tech Sgt. Freddie Garza got to show the world his talent when he performed the National Anthem before 16.24 million television viewers and an energized crowd at the Cleveland Cavaliers Quicken Loans Arena for Game 4 of the NBA Finals. In the process, the Reserve Citizen Airman was able to give some great exposure to the Air Force Reserve.
  • Air Force seeks 2018 national public service nominations

    Air Force officials are accepting submissions for the 2018 National Public Service Award.The American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration established the award to honor individuals whose outstanding contributions and accomplishments serve as models of public service in and out of the work
  • Airman carries on family legacy of service

    1st Lt. Kenneth Ellison grew up hearing about his family’s service in the Air Force. Fourteen years ago, he made the choice to carry on that legacy by enlisting. After serving in the enlisted ranks for more than a decade, Ellison directly commissioned into the Medical Service Corps and graduated from Commissioned Officer Training (COT) at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Friday, June 22.
  • Reserve Citizen Airman ensures all children can play

    Close your eyes and listen to the rat-a-tat baby bird chatter, rolling trill of laughter, and the ever-so-serious instructions doled out to fellow imagineers, and you’ll agree, there’s nothing like the sound of children at play.Open your eyes - at a little park in Kirby, Texas, a handful of adults are surrounded by a host of chattering children
  • Not your average reenlistment

    Reenlistments are known well among the military world as an extension of a member’s time in service. For Master Sgt. Robert Martin, flight safety superintendent with the 358th Fighter Squadron, reenlistment represents something more.  “Reenlistment represents a dedication to the country,” said Martin. “It shows the American government that you’re
  • We Are Airmen: 2018 Recruiting Video Contest

    Calling all storytellers! Air Force officials are offering Airmen the chance to create their own recruiting video through the We Are Airmen 2018 Recruiting Video Contest. Now is your chance to showcase your creativity and pride to be an Airman in the United States Air Force! If you were a civilian thinking about joining the military, what kind of
  • Reimbursement increase for inactive duty training

    Some Reserve Citizen Airmen attending inactive duty training outside normal commuting distances at Air Force Reserve locations will be seeing an increase in the maximum reimbursement for actual travel expenses under a revision to the Joint Travel Regulation.
  • 442d Fighter Wing hosts Sporting KC

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The 442d Fighter Wing hosted a group of players and executives from the Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer team for a tour of the wing May 30, 2018.
  • Surprise homecoming for deployed 442d member

    Escorted towards the pitcher’s mound, the Laffey family prepares to watch one of their own throw in the honorary first pitch for their favorite Major League Baseball team-- the Kansas City Royals. Ty Laffey practiced for this moment for a week, but knowing that his father was unable to be there due to being deployed dampened his excitement. Before