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  • Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options

    The opt-in deadline for the Blended Retirement System is December 31, 2018. Make your decision knowing only you can determine which system is best for you, and understand that if you opt into BRS, it is irrevocable. You only have one chance to make this choice, so it’s imperative you and those involved in making financial decisions for your family fully understand the pros and cons of both retirement systems.
  • Lt. Gen. Scobee sends message of resiliency to Airmen, families

    Before we start the new year, I ask that you pause for a moment and focus on your personal resiliency and that of your family.
  • 927th ARW Hosts ESGR Boss Lift

    927 ARW Hosts ESGR Employer Flight
  • Day of Infamy: Command chief shares grandfather's Pearl Harbor experience

    Today is the 77th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. This day has special meaning for one Reserve Citizen Airman here.Chief Master Sgt. Amanda J. Stift, 403rd Wing command chief master sergeant, is the granddaughter of Joseph S. Pesek, a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army Air Forces and U.S. Air Force. Her grandfather was a
  • Hurricane Hunters close out active 2018 hurricane season

    The 2018 hurricane season, which ended Nov. 30, was an active one for the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, who flew more than 655 hours and 83 missions into 12 named storms over the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
  • Tributes Flow in as Nation Mourns Passing of George H.W. Bush

    President Donald J. Trump has declared Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night at age 94.
  • SECDEF Employer Support Freedom Award

    Nomination season for the SECDEF Employer Support Freedom Award is open till 31 December 2018.This award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their outstanding support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. Each year, Guard and Reserve employees, or a family member acting on their behalf, have the
  • Reserve Citizen Airman awarded Airman's Medal for saving father and daughter

    Maj. Justin Warner, an introduction to fighter fundamentals instructor with the 97th Flying Training Squadron, was awarded the Airman's Medal for saving the life of a father and his daughter after their vehicle rolled and caught fire in January 2018.
  • Policy changes for Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers

    The Department of Defense postponed their previous effective date of July 12, 2018, to July 12, 2019. Since the policy change was effective immediately, service members who were previously eligible found themselves ineligible to transfer their benefits. To ensure issues were addressed fairly, the effective date was pushed back a year.
  • Without tanker gas, there is no fight

    “F-35’s (Lightning II) and F-22’s (Raptor) look really nice on a ramp somewhere, but if they don’t have a tanker to get them to the fight, they are no good. They are just static displays,” explained U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Clay Dotson, 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker instructor boom operator. Due to the limited
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