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  • Aeromedical Evacuation trains on new aircraft

    Members of the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, trained on the newest airframe available to them, the KC-46A Pegasus, an air refueling tanker from the 916th Air Refueling Wing from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.

  • Exercises aren’t just PT

    Exercises for the normal base population are anywhere from one shift of work to one full week, for the planners it may take anywhere from 30 days to plan a simple exercise scenario to over a year to plan for more complex exercises.

  • Transition Assistance Program

    As many men and women leave military service and return to civilian life, they undergo a process known as the military to civilian transition.To assist military members and their families, a program was established called the Transition Assistance Program.

  • Back to school: Education benefits for reservists

    Serving in the Air Force Reserve comes with its fair share of challenges and sacrifices, but it also comes with crucial benefits, especially ones that can impact an Airman’s life far beyond their enlistment or commission.One of those benefit categories is education. Carrie Meyls of the 403rd Force

  • CARCAH key to coordination, storm support

    Coordination—it is the key to any successful organization or event; and, when that event happens to be a hurricane, which requires aerial reconnaissance to gather life-saving weather data for forecasts—it’s imperative.In order for the Hurricane Hunters, whether that’s the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd

  • Hurricane Hunter sets unit record for eyewall penetrations

    In the Air Force, the number 341 typically elicits an unpleasant memory. Like that time someone in your group of three marching at basic military training forgot to put their cover on, so you all were vehemently reprimanded by a military training instructor and had your 341 pulled.Or that time you

  • What reservists need to know about blended retirement

    Are you thinking about your retirement? Or are you one of those people who are in the middle or just beginning your military career? For either it is important to know there are changes coming to the military retirement system that will begin Jan. 1, 2018.A new retirement system, the Blended