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Tag: ReserveReform
  • NCO leadership ideas help unit improve

    Senior Master Sgt. Aaron Flanigan, specialist section chief, under the 932nd Maintenance Group's Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, pauses to reflect on what it means to be leading others as an NCO, or noncommissioned officer, with the Air Force Reserve unit at Scott Air Force Base, Ill."It means a lot to me. It's an honor and a privilege to be able
  • New Wing members receive in-person briefings for March UTA

    New 932nd Airlift Wing and 73rd Airlift Squadron members attended the first in-person Newcomers Briefing since October of 2020 due to limitations on in-person attendance for unit training assemblies.   Master Sgt. Tim Stansbury, NCOIC for Airmen and Family Readiness said, “Unless COVID-19 restrictions change, we plan to to continue with in-person
  • Operation Desert Storm, looking back 30 years later

    On January 17, 1991, Operation Desert Storm launched when a massive aerial bombing campaign began striking key targets in Iraq and Kuwait. From January 17 – February 28, 1991, over 69,000 sorties were flown in support of Operation Desert Storm. Of the almost 69,000 total force personnel deployed, the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard accounted for over 20% of the personnel footprint in the Gulf. Initially anticipating massive casualties, more than 17,500 Reservists were called to active duty, with more than 7,800 Reservists in medical specialties. 
  • Air Force announces officer stratification guidance

    “As we execute Action Order A (Airman), we must remain focused on a culture of transparency,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. “By strengthening our officer stratification policy, we are meeting that intent. This step is necessary to give officers a full understanding of where they stand amongst their peers as well as help better inform our talent management decisions.”
  • Air Force adds to DOD mask guidance

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth issued a memorandum Feb. 16 that supplements the Defense Department’s mask policy on military installations while performing official duties.The updated Department of the Air Force order continues the COVID-19 fight and ensures military preparedness is maintained, he said. The secretary’s memorandum
  • Inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium announced

    Airmen and Guardians will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium virtual professional development series March 8-11, during Women’s History Month.
  • Department of the Air Force Leaders direct second IG Disparity Review

    The review follows the department’s 2020 Racial Disparity Review released in Dec. 2020 and expands its focus into three additional racial categories (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander), gender, and one additional ethnic category (Hispanic/Latinx).
  • CSAF talks COVID operations, diversity and inclusion, readiness with Reserve senior leaders

    COVID-19 operations, diversity and inclusion, and the readiness posture of 70,000-plus Reserve Citizen Airmen were the main topics of discussion when Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. met with Air Force Reserve Command senior leaders at AFRC headquarters here Feb. 8.During his visit to Robins, Brown met with Lt. Gen. Richard