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  • Do's and Don'ts for displaying Old Glory

    This week, American flags will be displayed across the nation in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Following a few guidelines can ensure we are displaying Old Glory properly.In 1923, the U.S. National Flag Code was created and distributed nationwide. The code became Public Law in 1942 and became the U.S. Flag Code we know today. The U.S.
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • Up Close: Tech. Sgt. Jeff McKee

    This week’s Up Close features Tech. Sgt. Jeff McKee, a 94th Logistics Readiness Squadron supply technician. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)WHERE ARE YOU FROM?Born in Chattanooga, TN, raised in Radford, Virginia.WHY DID YOU JOIN?My senior year of high
  • #mondaymotivation: June 24

    This week's motivation is from Frank Gifford, a football player and sports commentator:"Gray skies are just clouds passing over."(U.S. Air Force graphic/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service is going all in with a new peer referral campaign called Share Your Adventure.This program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign.As manning levels continue to increase
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary of Defense policies driving them, the consensus was that the conference was of great value for each service to attend by being able to discuss ongoing problems experienced by each branch.
  • La Fave bids farewell to 22nd AF

    Today, as I write this farewell missive, Hercules aircraft assigned to 22nd Air Force are flying over Northern France, painted with invasion stripes, and once again dropping airborne forces over the beaches of Normandy. On this 75th Anniversary of Operation Overlord, the liberation of Europe, it is a good time to reflect on my past 20 months
  • Dobbins honors D-Day

    A 94th Airlift Wing C-130H3 rests on the ramp at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, on the 75th anniversary of allied assault on Normandy, D-Day. The invasion stripes on this C-130 pay tribute to 700th Airlift Squadron's heritage of flying the B-24 Liberator during WWII.
  • Enlisted aircrew paramount to C-130 Hercules flight testing

    Not many people know that a small contingent of experienced enlisted C-130 aircrew reside at Hill Air Force Base. They are charged with the depot support flights of Air Force overflow, and Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.
  • #mondaymotivation: June 3

    This week's motivation is from John Ruskin, a social thinker and philanthropist:"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece."(U.S. Air Force graphic/Tech. Sgt. Andrew Park)