• Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command

    Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, located at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., ensures its three numbered air forces, one space wing, 33 flying wings, 12 flying groups and other subordinate units are prepared to accomplish their total force missions. The command supervises the unit-training program,

  • History of MacDill

    MacDill                                 MacDill Field was officially activated on April 16, 1941, and named in honor of U.S. Army aviation pioneer and World War I veteran, Colonel Leslie MacDill.  The first primary mission of the base during World War II involved training Airmen to fly and operate

  • History of the 6AMW

                                     (1919 – 1952)The 6th Air Mobility Wing traces its roots indirectly back to the early years of the American military aviation when its predecessor was organized in 1919. Initially named the 3rd Observation Group, the unit was re-designated as the 6th Composite Group

  • History of the 927ARW

    The 927th Air Refueling Wing  Lineage of the 927th ARW dates back to Jan. 15, 1963, when it was activated as the 927th Troop Carrier Group, Medium, and organized into the Air Force Reserve on Feb. 11, 1963. One of the wing's components, the 63rd Air Refueling Squadron, traces its lineage back to

  • History of the Air Force Reserve

    http://www.afrc.af.mil/AboutUs/AFRCHistory.aspx April 14, 1948: President Harry Truman formally established The Air Force Reserve.1948 – 1968: When the Korean War erupted in 1950, the Air Force Reserve consisted of over 315,800 non-drilling and nearly 58,500 drilling Reservists in combat

  • History of the Thunderbirds

    In 1947, while the jet age was still in its infancy, military aviation was hurtled into the future with the creation of the U.S. Air Force as a separate service. Just six years later, on May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was