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  • 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.
  • AFRC History Office releases 2nd edition of AFR coloring book

    The Air Force Reserve Command's Office of History and Heritage released a second edition of the AFR Coloring Book online this month. This recently released edition captures a snapshot in time of today’s Reserve members in various mission sets, and although the book does not include all career fields in the AFR, it does highlight many of the
  • Command notifies Reserve Citizen Airmen of Unclassified Information changes

    The Defense Department’s new Controlled Unclassified Information program stood up in July 2020 with the release of DoD Instruction 5200.48, Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). The program ensures standardized identification, safeguarding, transmission, storage, dissemination, destruction and records management for CUI used across all government agencies.
  • AFRC leaders hold virtual year-end commander’s call

    Air Force Reserve Command leaders held a virtual commander’s call via social media platforms Dec. 3, 2020.
  • Senior leaders provide update on strategic priorities

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief master sergeant, issued a memorandum for all Reserve Citizen Airmen November 30 titled AFR Strategic Priorities – Our Current Progress and Future Path. Here is the text of the memorandum:You are our greatest resource. Directing
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