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  • Reserve, Guard ready to take force-shaping troops

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard should benefit from active-duty Air Force force-shaping actions made necessary by record Air Force retention levels.Amidst concerns during the ongoing pandemic, many active-duty Airmen who planned on retiring or separating in 2020 withdrew or delayed their plans.
  • AFR colonel promotion board results to be released February 12th

    The results of the Calendar Year 2020 U.S. Air Force Reserve Colonel Line and Non-line Promotion Selection Boards will be publicly released Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. A complete promotion selection list will be made available at this time and published in a news release on this same day.
  • HQ ARPC Evaluations team delivers virtual training to more than 300

    The Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center's Evaluations branch virtually delivered training to 332 fellow service members and civilian employees on Jan. 20, 2021. The training primarily consisted of an in-depth review of the Air Force form 910, the enlisted performance report for airman basic through technical sergeant ranks. In previous years,
  • CY22 Enlisted Developmental Education Board invitation to apply now open

    The invitation to apply is now open for the calendar year 2022 (CY22) Air Force Reserve Enlisted Developmental Education Board, which will convene May 24-28, 2021, at the Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. Applicants must submit a nomination package through Virtual Personnel Center (vPC) by the application
  • Reserve recruiting stays flexible, opportunistic during pandemic

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – While the pandemic has created challenges for Air Force recruiters to get out in public, attend events and meet face-to-face with potential leads, Air Force Reserve recruiters have stayed flexible and found new ways to reach their target audience during this unprecedented time.“COVID impacted Reserve recruiting efforts
  • AFR Major promotion, Captain continuation boards postponed

    The Calendar Year 2021 Air Force Reserve Major Line and Nonline Promotion Board has been rescheduled for March 29, pushing it back two months from its original date of January 29. This change is due to new Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force requirements, and the time need to implement them. As a result of the changes to major promotion boards, the captain continuation boards have also been postponed and will be held immediately following the major promotion boards.
  • Reserve Senior Leaders Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, AFRC commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief and Scobee’s senior enlisted advisor, rolled up their sleeves at the base medical facility. They will receive their second vaccination shot in about three weeks.
  • Air Reserve Component field orientation videos for AFR now available

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center Public Affairs has produced and published videos from the November 2020 Air Reserve Component field orientation event, which was held virtually. These videos target the Air Force Reserve force support squadrons and military personnel units, but information in several of the videos is also good for every
  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

    We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Safety is a top priority, and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
  • Virtual or in-person: Yellow Ribbon events benefit deploying Airmen and their loved ones

    Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the success of the Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program could be summarized by one key statistic—more than 95 percent of attendees said Yellow Ribbon events benefited their family. This success was built on in-person events where deployers, their loved ones, leaders and subject-matter experts gathered in a conference-like setting for two days of training, education and networking on people-centric topics related to Reserve deployments. But when coronavirus shut down most military travel, the Yellow Ribbon team was forced to change their ways.
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