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  • AFRC salutes its public servants

    “Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.” - Margaret Chase Smith For almost 30 years, the first week of May has been designated as Public Service Recognition Week. This year, May 3rd starts the week-long celebration of the men and women who serve our
  • AF Reserve celebrates 67 years of service

    For many Airmen, April 14 will be just another Tuesday. But to members of the Air Force Reserve, it will be a day to reflect on how each and every one contributes to the Air Force mission.On April 14, 1948, the Army Air Corps Reserve transferred to the Air Force, officially becoming the Air Force Reserve. However, since 1916 Reserve members have
  • Connecting the dots

    Sometimes it's easy to lose focus of the big picture. We are tasked with many ancillary requirements, numerous Computer Based Training courses, Management Internal Control Toolset checklists, orders and travel voucher completion, remaining medically current and qualified, maintaining the required fitness level, additional duties, annual Wingman and
  • WW II Vet presented overdue medal

    An 89-year-old World War II veteran was surprised by a special treat and members of his family during a unique ceremony during the Jan. 10, 2015 Commander's Call for the 94th Airlift Wing.U.S. Army Air Corp Staff Sgt. William Hughey and his wife of 50 years were invited to the January unit training assembly as a special guest. What he didn't
  • Base, community bids farewell to deployers

    Tears were shed and hugs were given as more than 150 Airmen from the 94th Airlift Wing prepared to depart from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. this week for a deployment to Southwest Asia.Before they departed, members of the unit held a ceremony to honor the Airmen and their families for their sacrifices.Maj. Gen. Stayce Harris, 22nd Air Force
  • Lend a helping hand

    The Holidays are over, that glorious time of celebration, family and the season of giving.There is no other time of year that brings us the simple joy of giving, reaching out to loved ones, friends, and even to strangers. Who among us can resist the call of the bell ringer, standing in the cold beside the kettle of donations, the gentle reminder
  • Boeing completes successful first flight in KC-46 program

    The KC-46 Pegasus development program completed its first flight of Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) aircraft #1 Dec. 28.EMD #1 is a provisioned 767-2C freighter and the critical building block for the KC-46 missionized aerial refueler. The maiden flight took off at 9:29 AM PST from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, and landed at
  • Desert University gives Airmen realistic deployment training

    Three aerial delivery personnel walked through dust and shrubs, avoiding the cacti and thistles, searching for a pallet that was dropped from 18,000 feet just over an hour ago. The sun was setting on the horizon, giving the mountains in the distance an eerie look and casting long, slender shadows over the flat terrain, making their search
  • Wreaths Across America at Georgia National Cemetery

    Thousands attended the Wreaths Across America event at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia to honor American veterans Dec. 13, 2014.Wreaths Across America is held at National Cemeteries across the country to honor and pay tribute to America's veterans. The Georgia National Cemetery is a 775-acre site that was added to the National Cemetery
  • Joint Mobility Fellows meet Atlanta business leaders

    Five majors from the Joint Mobility Fellowship Program at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois came to the Atlanta, Georgia area Dec. 8 through 10 to speak to civilian business leaders as part of their professional military developement.The program is designed to develope officers' understanding of air, space and cyberspace power and to broaden their