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  • Air Force colonel leaves lasting impression

    Growing up in New York City, New York, a boy can easily choose a path where his footprints fade, but one chose to leave a lasting impression.
  • Empowering Airmen to become leaders

    She was born at former Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, where her father was stationed.
  • 100 Years of Reserve Air Power: The Centennial Celebration

    Editor’s note: On June 3, 1916, Congress signed the National Defense Act of 1916, which created the nation’s first air reserve program. In honor of this historic event, the Air Force Reserve is celebrating 100 years of reserve air power throughout the month of June. The following story looks at the National Defense Act of 1916 and how it set the
  • Round the Reserve

    Four Bases in Running for Reserve-led F-35A Lightning II Unit Four bases are in the running to be the home of the first Air Force Reserve-led F-35A Lightning II unit. Air Force officials announced April 12 that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona; Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida; Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas; and
  • Yellow Ribbon 'flicked on the light' for Reserve couple

    An Air Force Reserve couple said attending their first Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event “flicked on the light switch” for them in understanding how to better prepare for the separation caused by military deployment.
  • Pace and Purpose

    I was at my daughter's soccer practice the other day and I heard her coach constantly saying: "watch your pace" and "pass with a purpose." The "pace" part of the comment was in relation to the team's speed of play. She wanted them to run faster, kick harder and shoot with more power -- all functions of pace. The "purpose" portion was to move the
  • Riding High

        Thirty-five years ago in Layton, Utah, a ten-year-old boy named Kurt convinced his dad to let him participate in a "Little Buckaroo's" rodeo. He won first place in the bare-back riding event and also beat out 50 other kids to catch the pig in the "pig chase". For his accomplishments, he received a big trophy. He also rode away with $25 dollars
  • 301st Fighter Wing participates in alternative fuel testing

    Four F-16 Fighting Falcons took off for a routine flying sortie; one of them flew powered by a different kind of fuel.Monday, Jan. 10, the 301st Fighter Wing began evaluating alternative fuel in its F-16 Fighting Falcons.The evaluation supports an Air Force-wide effort to reduce greenhouse gasses and reliance on foreign sources of fuel, said
  • 301st Fighter Wing members particpate in running clinic

    The aerobic run is a key part of an airman's score on the Air Force fitness test. This makes it important for airmen to know the best and most efficient way to run. To get a better understanding of running techniques, a group of approximately 30 airmen from the 301st Fighter Wing attended a running clinic held on base Sunday, November 7. The clinic
  • 301st Fighter Wing 'fires the engines' with Top Fuel driver, crew

    Terry McMillen, Top Fuel Dragster driver with the National Hot Rod Association, and crew recently visited the 301st. His crew got a tour of the wing's hangar and F-16s, and got "front row seats" for a scheduled morning launch. The visit was a treat for McMillen and his crew, as well as for the men and women of the 301st.McMillen was in town for a
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