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  • Civilian employers learn 927 ARW mission during ESGR Boss Lift

    Civilian employers of Air Force Reservists, and members of the state Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve committee, took flight aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker for a firsthand look at an air-to-air refueling mission during the 927th Air Refueling Wing Bosslift at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., on Jan. 11, 2020. These employers were participants
  • MacDill Community Park best in Air Force for landscape architecture

    Among the 2019 Honor Award winners, was MacDill Air Force Base Community Park, in recognition of its landscape architecture.
  • Memphis Belle, Here to stay

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – MacDill Air Force Base’s Dale Mabry gate recently received a new addition next its current KC-135 Stratotanker small static display. A replica of the WWII B-17 Flying Fortress, Memphis Belle, was unveiled outside of the main gate of MacDill AFB, Florida, to symbolize pride and heritage.
  • Military retirees invited to appreciation day

    Base officials will host a Military Retiree Appreciation Day event for military retirees, spouses and dependent survivors of all ranks and services on Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 6th Medical Group Clinic located at 3250 Zemke Ave., MacDill Air Force Base. Hosted by the installation commander and the MacDill Retiree Activities Office, this year's event will include a mini-health fair with immunizations, veterans’ service organizations, renewal of identification cards, legal assistance and lunch at the dining facility. There will be a cake cutting ceremony with the MacDill Honor Guard at the in the facility entrance at 11 a.m.
  • ARPC fax services ending Jan 30

    The Directorate of Personnel and Total Force Services at HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, is eliminating all inbound fax (short for facsimile) services Jan. 30, 2020. Programs managed by the following work centers will be affected by this change:RetirementsSeparationsEvaluationsEducationCareer ManagementDD214
  • Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Program opens for upcoming academic year

    The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program dates back to 1988. Since the program’s inception, 111,654 students have received more than $172 million in education assistance through grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on need.
  • HQ RIO announces FY20 Individual Reservist Orientation dates

    Individual Reservists are eligible to attend the Individual Reservist Orientation (IRO) hosted by Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness & Integration Organization (HQ RIO), Readiness & Training Team. The next IRO is scheduled for March 24-26, 2020, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. The IRO equips members with knowledge to make it easier to
  • Employee Assistance Program has new phone number, website

    The Air Force Employee Assistance Program, EAP, has a new phone number and website. EAP is a professional service that provides information, consultation, problem-solving counseling, resource identification and support to all Air Force civilian employees and their immediate family members.
  • Top 4 most common Awards & Decorations errors

    Awards and decorations are one way senior leaders recognize outstanding performance and play an important role in an Airman’s career progression.In order to ensure seamless and expedient processing by HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, members are encouraged to avoid these FOUR common errors. 1. Digital Signatures Do Not Match the Signature BlockThe
  • With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality

    President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.