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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • True Journeyman

       All Jolyon Walker ever wanted was a good education and to be a good leader. His father was a poor farmer, so there were only a few ways to get to a good college. The path he chose was the military, and his decision to join turned out to be his burden, his guideline and the journey of a

  • Local enlisted Airman reaches for stars, just might catch them at AF Academy

    Senior Airman Chase Lehocky's dream since childhood has been to one day command a NASA space shuttle as one of its top astronauts. His recent selection to the Air Force Academy may just be his first-class ticket in making that dream a reality. The 301st Medical Squadron pharmacy technician has had

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