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  • 442d Fighter Wing administers first round of COVID-19 vaccines

    The 442d Fighter Wing administered its first round of Covid-19 vaccines during the February unit training assembly here.
  • 442d maintainer recognized by Exercise Tiger Foundation

    The Exercise Tiger Association invited selected servicemen and -women to Columbia, Missouri, to attend an awards ceremony during the presentation of colors and the national anthem prior to a Missouri Tigers football game December 12, 2020, at the University of Missouri - Columbia.
  • Behind the Braids: Reservists play key role in first women’s hair policy change in 70 years

    Reserve Citizen Airmen have been instrumental in helping bring about the first major change in the Air Force’s women’s hair policy since the late 1940s.As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length
  • ‘Continuity,’ ‘maintaining momentum’ define John Roth’s goals as acting Air Force secretary

    After decades of distinguished service, including at the highest levels of the Air Force’s leadership, John P. Roth decided recently it was time to retire.
  • Spark Tank 2021 finalists announced

    It’s been nearly a year since Master Sgt. Gabrial Valenzuela, Capt. David Coyle and Lt. Adam Treece were selected as co-winners of Spark Tank 2020 for their Smart Weapons Loading Checklist and Low-Cost Threat Emitter concepts.
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • TAP reforms help Reservists

    Until recently, Reserve Citizen Airmen were required to complete the Transition Assistance Program with every new 180 day set of military orders. With new reforms enacted by Congress, Reservists are no longer required to attend TAP with every 180 day set of orders, according to the policy.
  • Key Spouse Spotlight: Amanda Ingram

    Amanda Ingram – whose husband, Master Sgt. Wyatt Ingram, is an Avionics technician in the 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s Specialist Flight – has been a key spouse since 2016.
  • Reserve Senior Leaders Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief and Scobee’s senior enlisted advisor, rolled up their sleeves at the base medical facility. They will receive their second vaccination shot in about three weeks. “I highly encourage our Reserve Citizen Airmen and their families to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available,” Scobee said. “Getting the vaccine will help us protect ourselves, our families and our fellow Americans against this virus and help ensure our continued readiness for our mission.”
  • Key Spouse spotlight: Elicia Embrey

    Elicia Embrey has been a key spouse since 2013. When her husband, then-Staff Sgt. Joe Embrey, an aircraft electrician with the 442d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here, deployed with the wing in 2012, she said she was told she would hear from a key spouse, but never did.
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