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  • SPOTLIGHT: Tech. Sgt. Janina Eva White

    WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?Copperas Cove, Texas HOW LONG IN THE RESERVES? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)?1.5 Years (TR)HOW LONG WITH THE 340TH FTG?1.5 YearsWHAT IS YOUR DUTY TITLE?Assistant NCOIC Force Management HOW DOES YOUR JOB SUPPORT 340TH FTG MISSION?My job mainly focuses on manning support for all the GSU’s. Gaining new personnel and
  • 340th CPI team finds way to pay members faster

    Show me the money! Thanks to a recent continuous process improvement event held here, the 340th Flying Group Financial Management section will be able to show official travelers their money a little faster. A six-month review of the travel voucher submission\completion processes revealed that 17 percent of vouchers were paid beyond the 30-day 340th
  • 43rd FTS pilot invests in fur-baby futures

    43rd Flying Training Squadron pilot invests time, money, personal airplane to help transport shelter animals to their forever homes.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen chat & chew with TV celebs

    Two Reserve Citizen Airmen and their children were recently featured guests on ABC’s The Chew during an episode designed to honor military members and veterans, and to kick off the annual U.S. Navy’s Fleet Week in New York City. Recommended for the program by the Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs’ New York office, the family traveled from
  • SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Kourtney Willich

    WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM? Southern California HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE AIR FORCE?  12 years HOW MUCH OF THAT TIME IS RESERVE? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)? I worked for the active duty for 8 of the 12 years as a straight civilian and a TR. I’ve been an ART. I am now an AGR. WHAT IS YOUR DUTY TITLE? I am a personnelist. My current
  • Offering cadets a home away from home

    Many young people heading for college experience a little trepidation at the thought of being far from family, friends and all that’s familiar. For U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, that trepidation is tripled by the significance of the life they’ve chosen and the education - beyond the academics - that they undergo. A cadet sponsor program exists,
  • 39th FTS Cobras take over San Antonio sky

    Reserve Citizen Airmen took command of San Antonio military airspace May 3 during an annual training and readiness exercise here called “Cobras in the Clouds.” During the exercise, 39th Flying Training Squadron Cobras assumed control of every training flight, operations desk, supervisor position and flight control tower. The annual exercise enables
  • Batter up! Reserve Citizen Airmen trains future leaders on the field and court

    Parents could spend a small fortune on developmental guides, gurus and trainers to help prepare their children for the future, or they could follow Master Sgt. Randy Alvis’ lead and set their kids up for success for the affordable price of a pair of basketball shoes or a baseball glove. Alvis, 340th Flying Training Group noncommissioned officer in
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced May 14 the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Living the dream, playing it forward

    Tech. Sgt. Christina Rapolla is living the dream.  Assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, the basic military training facilitator is doing work she loves (so much so that she paid her own permanent change of station costs, including the cost of moving her family, from Guam to San Antonio), playing a sport she
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