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  • SkillBridge aids transition to civilian life for separating service members

    Would you like to work for a civilian organization for up to six months prior to your separation from the armed services at the government’s expense?
  • Honoring those who served

    Five verses, three days, and one goal – an acrostic that spells out HONOR.  The Honor Guard Charge is a sacred creed memorized by every ceremonial guardsman since the 1980s. Upon arrival to the Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard building, trainees are immediately tasked with their first assignment: to learn the Honor Guard Charge and recite it from memory. 
  • Dignified Service: Reservists provide support for Rep. John Lewis' funeral

    Several members of Congress, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, relied on the Air Force Reserve for transportation support to attend the funeral of Rep. John Lewis at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in downtown Atlanta July 30.
  • Business Woman and Citizen Airman

    “Aim high…fly, fight, win” is the Air Force motto that Senior Airman Kiyani Breaux has taken to heart the moment she walked off the bus in 2016 for Basic Military Training in Lackland, TX.            Twenty-three year old reservist Breaux, a force management technician with the 927th Air Refueling Wing, manages two of her own companies and is a
  • Fighting the fires of the future

    MacDill’s first-ever Future Firefighters Club of America, is a Youth Center program that could change a child’s life forever. After six months of planning, MacDill’s 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services Flight firefighters also joined the program to personally teach MacDill’s youth over the course of the year on different aspects of firefighting.
  • ATC Airmen oversee MacDill from “best view in Tampa”

    While the majority of service members at MacDill perform 24/7 day-to-day operations on the ground, a select group of individuals oversee the area above our heads.
  • Total Force maintainers road trip for KC-135 recovery

    The skies were calm over the state of New York as a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, cruised through the veil of blue, en route to a deployment. All of a sudden, un-commanded flight control movements began to inexplicably shake the aircraft. As the pilots rushed to troubleshoot the situation, the aircraft began to drop altitude.
  • Citizen Airman and Key Spouse' core values build lives

    Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All You Do… not just the core values of the U.S. Air Force, but also values that Master Sgt. Timothy Bley and his family live by. Bley, the superintendent of the 45 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron’s communications section, has served in the Air Force Reserve for 19 years and has never turned down an opportunity set a positive example for those around him.
  • Two brothers one mission

    The phrase “One Team, One Fight” is a morale booster in the Air Force where cohesion and camaraderie are the cultural norms. This motto came as second nature to the Williams brothers. 1st Lt. Richard “Beau” Williams, Reserve Citizen Airman assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing and Capt. Cory Williams, assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing, both wear the same uniform but have very different lives when speaking about their Air Force careers. The two pilots recently embarked on a refueling mission together. Beau flying the KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel a C-17 Globemaster III flown by his brother over the coast of the Florida Keys.
  • AMC command chief shares personal path to conquering life’s steepest mountains

    Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene walked toward his office desk, which blocked the corner of a third-story window overlooking Scott Air Force Base. As he moved, he waved his hands and talked about his plans to rearrange his new office at Air Mobility Command.
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