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  • America Bids Goodbye to President George H.W. Bush

    Eulogies hailed former President George Herbert Walker Bush as both a great and a good man at a state funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral.
  • UP CLOSE: Tech. Sgt. Oscar Gregory, Jr.

    This week’s Up Close features Tech. Sgt. Oscar Gregory, Jr., a 94th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle ops. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. WHERE ARE YOU FROM?Columbus, GeorgiaWHY DID YOU JOIN?I’m a third generation military member. My father served, my brother served, and I serve, so I just wanted
  • Major changes to medical policies good news for Reservists

    When Col. John Buterbaugh took the helm as the command surgeon at Air Force Reserve Command in late summer 2018, he wanted to make some bold changes to improve processes for the 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen serving around the world.
  • UP CLOSE: Staff Sgt. Charles Ennis

    This week’s Up Close features Staff Sgt. Charles Ennis, 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron medical technician. Up Close is a series spotlighting individuals around Dobbins Air Reserve Base. WHERE ARE YOU FROM?My dad was in the military, so I’m a military brat, but now I live in Acworth, Ga. WHY DID YOU JOIN?I saw my dad serve, and also when I was
  • 22nd AF commander highlights community, innovation during ARMAC military luncheon

    While serving as keynote speaker, Maj. Gen. Craig LaFave, 22nd Air Force commander, took over 600 attendees on a journey to the past, present and future of the Air Force Reserve at the 66th Atlanta Regional Military Affairs Council Military Appreciation Luncheon Tuesday.The annual luncheon, presented by the ARMAC in partnership with the Cobb
  • C-130 crew chief course gets rolling with new GITA

    The Air Force and Air Education and Training Command seeks to improve the quality, speed and relevance of the training enterprise by introducing virtual and augmented reality technology with new ground instructional training aircraft, or GITA.
  • Service Members Civil Relief Act explained

    Many benefits exist to assist service members during their time in service, but a large segment of the military population remains ill-informed concerning some of the most important tools out there. The Service Members Civil Relief Act, passed by congress in 2003, builds upon previous acts that were established to support service members and their families.
  • Dobbins weatherman on Cloud 9 after winning civilian of the year

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Lloyd Johnson, 94th Operations Group meteorologist technician, was surprised when he learned from the wing commander recently that he had been awarded Air Force Reserve Command Weather Civilian of the Year. “I didn’t think they were putting me in for a (major command) award,” said Johnson. “I had no idea until the
  • Reserve maintainers take part in Air Force light attack experiment

    Senior Master Sgt. Scott Lopez, the maintenance superintendent for the 476th Maintenance Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., and Tech. Sgt. Lauren Camarena, an electrical and environmental systems craftsman with the 476 MXS, travelled to Holloman AFB, N.M., for two months in the spring of 2018 to take part in phase II of the Air Force's light attack experiment.
  • CCAF no longer required for promotion

    Due to an update to the enlisted personnel handbook, an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force is no longer required for promotions, however, master sergeants still have to keep education in mind for their enlisted performance reports.