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From Left, Maj. Gen. John Flournoy Jr, 4th Air Force commander;  Chief Master Sgt. Mark Barber, 315th Airlift Wing command chief; Col. Cherie Roff, 315th Mission Support Group commander; Lt. Col. John Robinson, 315th Operations Group vice commander (seated); Col. Gregory Gilmour, 315th AW commander; Tech Sgt. Tim Kelly, 315th AW Safety; and Col. Sharon Johnson, incoming 315th Maintenance Group commander, pose with the Raincross Trophy Oct. 20 after the 315th AW received the award at the Raincross Trophy Dinner in Riverside, California. (Courtesy photo) 315th Airlift Wing named 4 AF best of best
The 315th Airlift Wing took top honors Thursday night, Oct. 20, after receiving the Raincross Trophy
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2016
A KC-46 Pegasus refueling tanker conducts receiver compatibility tests with a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) Reservists’ civilian experience proves vital to new aircraft programs
When it comes to accomplishing the mission, it’s not uncommon for the civilian work experience of Citizen Airmen to play as vital of a role as their military experience. This is certainly the case for Lt. Col. Robert Latka and other Reservists supporting the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
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2016
Air Force Reservist Master Sgt. Shawn Janowski of the 315th Security Forces Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, interacts with Jaimie Kwasegroch, youth program director, while providing security during the U.S. Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina May 22, 2016. The Yellow Ribbon Program promotes the well-being of reservists and their families by connecting them with resources before and after deployments. (U.S Air Force photo/Master Sgt. James Branch) Yellow Ribbon doubles down on security
 Armed local law enforcement officers are teaming with Air Force Reserve security forces at Yellow
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2016
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, Master Sgt. Kandi Costa and Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, the Air Force Reserve chief and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, cut a cake to mark the Reserve's 68th birthday April 14, 2016, in the Pentagon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) Air Force Reserve: 68 years strong
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke to the importance of total force integration during the Air Force Reserve’s 68th birthday celebration April 14 at the Pentagon.
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2016
Celebrating the Air Force Reserve's 68th birthday during a April 14, 2016, Pentagon ceremony are, from left, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Master Sgt. Kandi Costa, Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson, Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, radio personality Delilah, and Brian Ford.  Delilah and Ford are civic leaders for Air Force Reserve Command.  (U.S/ Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) AF leaders celebrate AF Reserve Birthday

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A group of Lowcountry girls tour the cargo area of a C-17 Globemaster III where they spoke with Aeromedical evacuation aircrew and loadmaster. Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Women In Aviation Career Day inspires local girls
Over 130 middle and high school girls from 12 Lowcountry schools visited Joint Base Charleston March 22 to learn about jobs in aviation as part of the 315th Airlift Wing’s 9th annual Women in Aviation Career Day.
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Senior Airman Sean Buono, 477th Force Support Squadron, client systems technician, Tech. Sgt. Franz Martinez,  477th FG FSS, client systems technician and Jacki Honeycutt, daughter of Chief Master Sgt. Horace Honeycutt, 477th Chief Enlisted Manager volunteered as a dog handler for an Iditarod team during the ceremonial start in Anchorage, Alaska March 5.  For the second year in a row the Air Force Reserve is a Lead Dog Sponsor for the Iditarod Race, known as The Last Great Race on Earth. The Iditarod is a 1,000-mile sled dog race across the rugged terrain of Alaska. (U.S. Air Force / Tech. Sgt. Kimberly Rae Moore) Alaska Reservists support, sponsor 'Last Great Race on Earth'
As a Lead Dog Sponsor for the second year in a row Reservists from the 477th Fighter Group gave a
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force continues to pursue total force integration
The Air Force continues to make strides toward total force integration, according to an annual report submitted to Congress March 4. The report is based on recommendations from the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force and focuses on how the force structure should be modified to best fill current and future mission requirements, an area Air Force senior leaders have been vocal about, expressing their desires to continue to expand total force integration.
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CIOR CIMIC Committee Chairperson, United States Air Force Colonel Vanessa Dornhoefer introduces key committee concepts. Reservists address European migrant crisis with Allies, partners
In the spirit of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s “Twice-the-Citizen” approach, U.S. Air Force and Coast Guard reservists, along with an international committee from 13 NATO nations, led a three-day civil-military exercise, known as a CIMEX, that addressed the migrant crisis across Europe, Africa and in the Mediterranean Sea.
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2017
Air Force Master Sgt. Viviana Molina, 73rd Aerial Port Squadron air transportation, secures webbing straps on 90,000 lbs. of American Red Cross supplies August 29, 2017, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Supplies included blankets and cots and were transported as part of the Defense Support of Civil Authority. Department of Defense provides medium and heavy lift rotary wing assets, along with ground transportation, to move personnel, commodities and equipment within Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ms. Julie Briden-Garcia) 301st supports Hurricane Harvey relief
Air Force Master Sgt. Viviana Molina, 73rd Aerial Port Squadron air transportation, secures webbing
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Maj. Kendall Dunn and Lt. Col. Ivan Deroche fly a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Hurricane Harvey during a mission out of Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi Aug. 24, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Heather Heiney) Hurricane Hunters track Harvey
Harvey began as a scattered collection of clouds drifting across the Atlantic Ocean and in just over a week has developed into a category two hurricane.
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Staff Sgt. Kyle Yoder of the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron holds out a coin awarded to him by Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 18, 2017. SecAF, CSAF recognize motivation of Total Force at 380th AEW
The 380th AEW is in a unique position as the only wing in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility that supports all five Air Force core missions, said Goldfein. However, it is not just the diversity of mission sets that sets the wing apart. The 380th AEW is made up of approximately 25 percent Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members.
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The 433rd Airlift Wing receives its first C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft, bestowed "The City of San Antonio," during a  transfer ceremony June 17, 2016 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Maj. Gen. John C. Flournoy Jr., 4th Air Force commander, and Col. Thomas K. Smith Jr., 433rd AW commander, piloted the maiden flight of the first C-5M from Stewart National Guard Base, New York, that morning. The 433rd AW will receive nine C-5M models by late 2018, which is the result of a two-phase modernization effort that will improve fuel savings, climb rate, payload capability, and noise reduction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske) JBSA-Lackland C-5s to undergo maintenance fix
The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Commander, Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, on Aug. 2, 2017 ordered a stand-down of all C-5s until a directed repair is completed. The 433rd Airlift Wing here has eight C-5M Super Galaxy aircrafts. The C-5 stand down will replace all C-5 ball screw assembly parts fleet-wide to ensure compliance with standards of performance and maximize aircrew safety.
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