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  • Air Reserve TFSC call center agents take on 24-hour operations

    Effective Aug. 1, the Air Reserve Personnel Center’s call center will centralize at the Air Force's Personnel Center call center at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. With this centralization, ARPC’s more than 1.3 million customers will now have access to Total Force Service Center call agents 24/7, 361 days a year by calling 1-800-525-0102,
  • Demonstrating service before self

    “If Senior Master Sgt. Grant sees a unit struggling, or any of her Airmen, to include other units’ Airmen, she’s always the first to jump in and give them a hand,” said Master Sgt. Melody Yates, an operations manager with the 442d Civil Engineer Squadron.  Senior Master Sgt. Rachel Grant, superintendent of medical administration with the 442d
  • 442d vice commander retires after 34 years of service

    Col Jim Macaulay set out with a point to prove to his father 34 years ago when he made the decision to go to the Air Force Academy. Fast forward to July 14, 2018, when Macaulay, the 442d Fighter Wing vice commander, bid farewell at a retirement ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, after 34 years of service.   A pilot, Macaulay has done 16
  • 476th FG deploys with 75th FS

    Airmen from the 75th Fighter Squadron (FS) and supporting units deployed to an undisclosed location in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The 75th FS will undertake close air support missions with the A-10C Thunderbolt II while deployed.
  • Forming a new partnership through CPI

    Continuous process improvement is not a new concept in the Air Force. According to Department of Defense instruction 5010.43, when it comes to CPI training, 5 percent of a unit’s members must have their Green Belt certification and 1 percent must have their Black Belt certification.   Green Belt certification is a five-step process that includes
  • Yesterday’s Air Force: BMT

    Tomorrow's Airmen all get their start at Lackland Air Force Base where citizens have been transforming into Airmen since 1942. It makes no difference whether you were a pickle or faced the B.E.A.S.T., Basic Military Training is the one thing that all enlisted Airmen have in common.
  • 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.