• 5th Flying Training Squadron pilot to compete in 20th Air Force Marathon

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, RANDOLPH, Texas -- Maj. Christina Hopper, a traditional  reserve T-38 Instructor Pilot with the 5th Flying Training Squadron at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be one of the 10 marathon runners representing the nearly 70,000 Air Force Reservists in the 20th Air Force Marathon Sept. 17 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,
  • Global Leadership Summit live broadcast hosted at JBSA-Randolph

    Leaders from the 39th Flying Training Squadron, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, recently travelled to Grand Rapids, Michigan to meet with Bill Hybels, the head of the Global Leadership Summit.    GLS participants learn about opportunities to sharpen their skills and develop people they lead. The JBSA-Randolph Chaplain Services
  • 340th Flying Training Group Hosts Enlisted Summit

    Enlisted members from the 340th Flying Training Group headquarters and its seven squadrons gathered at Joint Bases San Antonio-Lackland and Randolph, Texas for the 2016 Enlisted Development Summit Aug. 4 to 6.The event included professional development sessions where speakers shared information and insight on topics including: deployment
  • Take charge of your health

    One of the best ways to practice preventive health is to take on a more engaged, active role in your healthcare.   According to Col. John Oh, chief of Preventive Medicine for the Air Force Medical Support Agency, patients who better understand their own conditions have more improved outcomes. “They’re less likely to suffer from errors and less
  • Wing announces latest STEP promotions

    315th Airlift Wing officials announced Aug. 15 the selection of 10 Reservists for promotion under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers program effective Oct. 1, 2016.The selectees are:Senior Master Sgt. to Chief Master Sgt.Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Thigpen, 315th Operations GroupMaster Sgt. to Senior Master Sgt.Master Sgt. Molly Leech, 315th
  • Windows 10 to deploy across AF

    The Air Force is slated to upgrade to Windows 10 durning the next couple years to improve the Air Force’s cybersecurity posture, lower the cost of information technology and streamline the IT operating environment.
  • Airmen help one another after Louisiana flooding

    “The water started seeping in through the walls. We woke up our son, put on his little boots, and put him up on the table.” Callie Lips, children’s book illustrator, her husband Tech. Sgt. Ricky Lips, 403rd Maintenance Squadron, and their two-year-old son were one of the 403rd Wing families affected by the flash floods that swept through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 12. Tech. Sgt. Lips said that all the roads were closed, so they sheltered across the street with their friends who have a generator. When the power eventually came back on, they went home and went to sleep. They said something woke them up around 5 a.m. and they saw that the water outside was starting to rise, but they let their son sleep until it started seeping in through the walls.
  • Reserve component blended retirement system options

    Reserve Component Service members who have accrued fewer than 4,320 retirement points prior to January 1, 2018, will have the option to opt into the Blended Retirement System or remaining in the legacy retirement system. The opt-in/election period for the Blended Retirement System begins January 1, 2018, and concludes on December 31, 2018.
  • Rescue Airmen support successful Delta IV rocket launch

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the third and fourth Orbital ATK-built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B hereat 12:52  a.m. EDT.Maintenance and aircrew Airmen reported for duty late last night to
  • 419th MDS takes training to Pacific

    More than 50 reservists from Hill Air Force Base’s 419th Medical Squadron completed two weeks of annual training at military installations across Oahu, Hawaii. The women and men took time away from their civilian careers to assist as medical, dental, optometry, and lab technicians augmenting three medical facilities that serve almost 40,000