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  • Reserve readiness for today and the future

    With more than 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen operationally integrated with the active component, “Our Airmen must not only be ready for today’s missions, they need to be prepared for the future operating environment and for the high-end fight,” said Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command,
  • Duke Field focusing on preventative health conditioning

    Most military members who have spent years training and deploying are all too familiar with duty-related injuries and the long rehabilitation process that follows. Air Force Special Operations Command is now using an innovative approach to try to preserve the health of its members by preventing those injuries from occurring in the first place.That
  • Wing announces September promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in September:Chief Master Sergeant:Jessica MatticeSenior Master Sergeant:Joshua RingerMaster Sergeant:Nijita BryantJesse HuntLorren LevineDanny RuizTechnical Sergeant:James DistanoMichael Sielke MeadeStaff Sergeant:Christopher BrummetSenior Airman:Jay
  • Air Force announces influenza season

    It’s that time of the year again! Peak flu season is upon us and Air Force personnel are required to get their annual flu shot before Dec. 31.Individual Reservists must receive their flu vaccination, from either their servicing Military Treatment Facilities or a civilian provider. Vaccinations from Military Treatment Facilities:Members must be in
  • DoD to begin next phase of hospital consolidation

    The Department of Defense is preparing for the next major step in consolidating military hospitals and clinics under a single agency, one of the largest organizational changes within the military in decades.On Oct. 1, the Army, Navy and Air Force will begin the final two years of a multiyear transition to shift administration and management of
  • Wing announces August promotions

    The following 919th Special Operations Wing enlisted Citizen Air Commandos were promoted in August: Master Sergeant:Scott AtchleyJames DeBerryJonathan EdneyEthan FinkBrad HannaAmanda King Technical Sergeant:Gina SanchezStaff Sergeant:Eric AltrecheBrian GaitherMatthew HallMarissa TrullJoel ZamoraSenior Airman:Patricia AlmarazZackery
  • CSAF shares insight, expectations

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the main Air University campus Aug. 7, at Maxwell Air Force Base.The purpose of his visit was to address the students of Air War College and Air Command Staff College as they begin their academic year, as well as speaking with the university’s faculty on development and hear their questions
  • DOD agency keeps file swaps safe

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has taken over an online resource that allows Department of Defense personnel to swap files too large to be sent by email.Now in the wheelhouse of DISA, the file transfer capability has been rebranded DoD SAFE, or secure access file exchange. The DoD SAFE capability is part of DISA's Defense Collaboration
  • Merrill takes command of 919th SOW

    The 919th Special Operations Wing began a new chapter in its storied past with a change of command ceremony here Aug. 2, 2019 in front of distinguished visitors, community partners and several hundred Citizen Air Commandos. Col. Frank L. Bradfield III, who took over the unit in August 2017, relinquished command to Col. Kevin Merrill marking the end
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency, readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with an auditorium filled with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center during his base visit July 30-31, 2019. “The primary reason for me to do base visits is coming out to see what a base is capable of and get the understanding of
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