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  • Military and Politics—Exercising your rights as an Airman and citizen

    Currently, it seems every time you open your smartphone or computer and scroll through any number of social media and internet news outlets you’re bombarded with articles, analysis, and pundits discussing the same topic: politics. With election season in full-swing in the United States, political

  • AF Reserve Tuition Assistance Update

    Department of the Air Force officials recently announced a reduction in tuition assistance benefits from $4,500 to $3,750 per fiscal year. This change, however, applies only to the military tuition assistance program (MilTA) and does not impact the Reserve tuition assistance program (ResTA).

  • Hispanic Heritage Month - Celebrating History

     What is Hispanic Heritage Month?Across the United States, Hispanics celebrate their heritage each and every day through their food, music, shows, and more. Hispanics bring their one-of-a-kind perspective to different spaces, continuously redefining what America represents. September 15 marks the

  • How to Buy Back Military Time

    Eligible military service time can be added to a federal employee’s retirement date. This action is called a military deposit under the Federal Employee Retirement System, or better known as “buying back” military time.

  • Reserve effect from Social Security tax deferral

    A tax deferral is set to begin mid-September and, while we know it's happening, what does that mean for us Traditional Reservists here in the 442d Fighter Wing? To answer that question, it's important to understand what is affected by the tax deferral.As military members, we are subject to a social

  • 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron: Small but Mighty

    “I think when it comes to what our functions are in the LRS, a lot of folks don’t really understand what all we do or what we’re here to do,” said Chief Master Sgt. Shevaun McRoberts, the logistics supply manager and superintendent of the 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron here. “We support the