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  • Meeting the Demand: Reserve command makes strides hiring full-time aircraft maintainers

    For years, Air Force Reserve Command has struggled to hire enough Air Reserve Technician aircraft maintainers. However, due to the direct hiring authority to recruit ART maintenance personnel when and where they are needed and ART-focused recruiting efforts, the command continues to make strides in meeting AFRC’s need for full-time maintainers.ARTs
  • Resilience tactical pause tips for individual Reservists

    While traditional Reservists will participate in their unit’s resilience tactical pause during a unit training assembly weekend, individual Reservists’ participation in resilience training may prove more challenging since their active-duty assigned units may execute resilience tactical pause events when the individual Reservist is not scheduled for
  • AFWERX: Reserve Citizen Airmen uniquely positioned to support innovation initiative

    People involved with AFWERX, the Air Force’s latest initiative to promote innovation across the service, believe Reserve Citizen Airmen are a valuable weapon in the drive to solve problems and enhance effectiveness.“Citizen Airmen – both Guard and Reserve – are in a great position to influence and continue nudging the big bureaucracy that is the
  • Customer Service Can Help Improve An Organization

    The maintenance operations officer for the Maintenance Group at the 932nd Airlift Wing, Capt. Aaron Wolfe, shared his insights on the Air Force Reserve as well as how customer service plays a major role in all they do.
  • Black letter flight shows top level maintenance pride

    Members of the 932nd MXS earn a rare black letter event for their dedication to the mission.
  • 32 years as a 932nd AW Airman

    Chief Master Sgt. William Treakle retires after 36 years of service.
  • Passing on the oaks

    Achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel is a major milestone in one’s career. For newly promoted Lt. Col. Marta Davies, the 932nd Airlift Wing Operations Group executive officer, the new rank not only seemed surreal but also came with some family legacy.Davies’s father wore the new service dress rank pinned on during her promotion ceremony when he
  • Raising horses are a lifestyle for first sergeant, family

    Master Sgt. Shana Cullum and her family love horses. Actually, it's more than that. They breed, raise and train horses in Breese, Ill. When Cullum isn't training horses, she is a reservist and first sergeant for the 932nd Aerospace Staging Squadron. More than a past-time, horses are a lifestyle and livelihood for the Cullums."It's definitely a
  • 932nd's newest honorary member...Puddles

    A recent visitor popped in to see Diane Grapperhaus in the command section. "Puddles" is of the German Sheppard descent and is 5 months old. She is the new family pet of Airman Tyler McGowan who has done security work and honor guard.Puddles' dad, brother, and uncle were all working dogs. She came to Airman McGowan already AKC registered from a
  • One last hurrah- Master Sgt. David Odem

    An interview with the Gateway newspaper:David Odem's official retirement date is Feb. 2, 2007.When did you enlist into the military? On active duty I started basic training Mar. 25, 1969, but signed up 120 Day enlistment prior to the start of basic. I started with the Air Force Reserve in June, 1980. How many total years do you have in the