Local

November 16, 2012

AFRC commander looks at March missions

Tags:

121108-YY246-165
Staff Sgt. Dayton Mitchell, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, demonstrates the gear that Combat Camera wears while deployed to the overseas to Lieutenant General James "JJ' Jackson, chief of the Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C., and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., and Command Chief Master Sergeant Kathleen R. Buckner, command chief master sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., during their visit to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Nov 08, 2012. Lt. Gen. Jackson assumed command on July 30, 2012 and is currently visiting the units that fall under his command. (U.S. Air Force photo taken by Tech. Sgt. Samara Scott/Released)

Staff Sgt. Dayton Mitchell, 4th Combat Camera Squadron, profiles the gear that camera operators use during overseas deployments, to Lt. Gen. James Jackson, chief, Air Force Reserve, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force and commander, Air Force Reserve Command. Lt. Gen. Jackson visited March Field, Nov. 8, as part of a series of tours arranged to give him an inside look at the missions of the units that operate under his command.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
HHM_14_Poster

Hispanic Heritage Month: Knowing the facts

In 1988, Congress established National Hispanic Heritage Month by amending the 1968 law that created National Hispanic Heritage Week. Under this law, the president was asked to issue an annual proclamation designating the “31...
 
 
4-of-11-photo

U.K. cemetery resting place for 452nd men

(Fourth in an 11-part series that was first run in the Beacon in 2007) Thirty men killed while serving in the 452nd Bombardment Group during World War II are buried at an American military cemetery near Cambridge, England. They...
 
 

Comprehensive Airman Fitness: A lifestyle and culture

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF) is comprised of a multitude of targeted programs and activities as well as resiliency skills taught to enable Airmen to make sound choices. The program’s goal is to build and sustain a thriving and resilient Air Force community that fosters mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness. The new...
 

 

Suicide prevention takes courage, communication, official says

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Veterans Affairs Department has named September National Suicide Prevention Month, but the Defense Department continues its year-round, comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to address the issue of suicide in the military, a Pentagon official said Aug. 21. Army Lt. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, military deputy to the Under Secretary of Defense for personnel...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Megan Crusher

Padres honor Team March Airmen during Air Force Appreciation Day

U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Megan Crusher San Diego Padres second baseman, Jedd Gyorko, greets Senior Master Sgt. Donald Branscum, 1st Sgt., 452nd Civil Engineer Squadron, as he took his position on the field, during the Pa...
 
 

Air Force revamps Air Expeditionary Force

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support (ACS) Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force (AEF) construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin