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Kelly selected as new AFRC Command Chief

Posted February 19, 2016 by afrc.af.mil

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — The Chief of the Air Force Reserve has announced the new Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Reserve Command. Chief Master Sgt. Ericka E. Kelly, command chief for the 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California, and former command chief for the 452 AMW, March Air…

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KC-135 Stratotanker

Posted April 15, 2016 by

Mission The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 50 years. This unique asset enhances the Air Force’s capability to accomplish its primary mission of global reach. It also provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps…

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BATMAN creates BATDOK to save lives using technology

Posted November 6, 2015 by by Kevin M. Hymel

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — Imagine a future battlefield where an Air Force pararescue jumper treats seven wounded service members at once. He places sensors on their chests, arms and fingers, which immediately feed vital signs to a small wireless computer, no bigger than a cell phone, on his forearm. As he checks out the…

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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Cody answers questions on promotions, EPRs and more

Posted January 22, 2016 by from AirForceTimes.com

Few enlisted leaders in recent decades have had as great an impact on airmen as Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody. Since becoming the top enlisted leader three years ago, Cody has shepherded the biggest reform to how airmen are evaluated and promoted in decades. This includes “forced distribution” quotas that limit…

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Women’s History Month spotlight: Maj. Christina Hopper, fighter pilot

Posted March 11, 2016 by Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) — March is National Women’s History Month and this year’s theme is “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.” Women’s History Month started as a national celebration in 1981, when Congress authorized the president to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982,…

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Team March Push-up challenge brings awareness to Veteran suicides

Posted April 29, 2016 by by Linda Welz

More than 75 Team March members gathered near the main gate Friday morning, April 22, with a common goal – to bring awareness to the high rate of Veteran suicides by performing some push-ups. The event was dedicated to Elias Reyes Jr., brother of Master Sgt. Mario Reyes-Jauregui, 452nd Security Forces Squadron, who led the…

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November: National American Indian Heritage Month 2015

Posted November 25, 2015 by Prepared by Dawn W. Smith

National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. This presentation reviews the historical milestones that led to the establishment of National American Indian Heritage Month, covers various aspects of American Indian and Alaska Native life, and honors the contributions…

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As military integrates combat jobs, a new push to position women as leaders

Posted February 5, 2016 by by Leo Shane III

Women in the U.S. military will step into a host of new combat and command roles in coming months. Outside advocates want them to be leaders in the veteran’s community, too. Next week, officials from the Service Women’s Action Network will host a Washington, D.C., forum on integration of combat jobs and connected cultural changes….

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Employer Flight

Posted April 1, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph Dangidang Crew members from 336 ARS pose for a group photo with civilian employers following an in-flight refueling demonstration of a C-17 Globemaster III from aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker during an Employer Appreciation Fight at March Air Reserve Base, March 19. Employer Appreciation Fights are a great opportunity for…

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Metrolink’s Perris Valley Line begins testing today

Posted October 15, 2015 by Riverside County Transportation Commission

To prepare for the start of Metrolink passenger rail service on the new Perris Valley Line, crews will begin testing the trains along the railroad tracks between downtown Riverside and South Perris today, Friday, October 16, and continue through the fall. BNSF freight trains will operate as currently scheduled. Testing will occur at varying speeds…

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