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  • Civil Air Patrol celebrates 80th anniversary

    Civil Air Patrol members throughout the United States and in overseas squadrons are celebrating the organization’s commitment to community service today — a commitment that began Dec. 1, 1941, and has continued for 80 years.
  • 477th Fighter Group website appearance to change

    The 477th Fighter Group website will be under construction, Dec. 6-10, 2021.
  • AF to field new bladder relief device, working toward “suite of options”

    The Air Force is slated to receive the first shipment of the Omni Gen. 3 Skydrate, an improved in-flight bladder relief device, early next month. The Air Force recognized that current devices were not optimized for long-duration sorties, and as a result, aircrew were routinely dehydrating themselves to delay the need for bladder relief.
  • DOD looks at ways to improve child care access

    Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks has challenged the Defense Department to uncover new and innovative ways to expand access to quality affordable child care for military families.
  • National American Indian Heritage Month: Protecting Nihi kéyáh, preserving culture

    Airman 1st Class Verneon Reed, 319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Detachment 1 RQ-4 Global Hawk maintainer, is of the Navajo people. Navajo culture is one of many Native American cultures pushed out by the American government for centuries. Despite forced assimilation in order to return home, Navajo men stood up in 1942 to defend their home.
  • AFRS challenging Airmen to design paint scheme for next Air Force-sponsored NASCAR

    “This car represents all Airmen, active, Guard and Reserve, so we want all Airmen to participate who think they have a winning design to showcase our Air Force,” said Master Sgt. Shawn Emmerling, AFRS national events liaison for the Air Force Reserve.
  • Afghan translators join the Air Force Reserve, assist evacuees

    A pair of former Afghan translators, who are now Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen, are assisting evacuees from Afghanistan settle into their new lives in the United States.
  • Air Force Reserve Key Spouse Virtual Conference

    The Air Force Reserve Key Spouse Program hosted the first-ever Air Force Reserve Virtual Key Spouse Conference Nov. 10, 2021, with the theme “Building Resilient Teams.”“The Key Spouse Program is all volunteer based,” said Janis Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command senior key spouse. “This conference is all about making sure they have the resources
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • Austin Looks to Alleviate Financial Harm the Pandemic Caused Military Families

    The pandemic has imposed unusual hardships on the military, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is taking immediate steps to alleviate the worst effects.