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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • AFRC commander discusses Reserve successes and future vision at Air, Space & Cyber Conference

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, spoke about how the Air Force Reserve is critical to providing capability and capacity for the nation during a panel discussion at the annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference today in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • New MFLC provides guidance, helps Duke Field Airmen

    Citizen Air Commandos have many resiliency resources at their disposal. One service available to all Airmen and their families is Military Family Life Counseling Program. Bill Scruggs, licensed mental health counselor, arrived Duke Field in July 2021 and has hit the ground running as the Military Family Life Counselor. MFLC counselors are trained
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated this year

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – The Air Force has directed that all Reserve Citizen Airmen in part-time statuses be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 2, 2021, and all Reservists on active duty or in Active Guard and Reserve status must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 2, 2021.Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Reservists help deliver babies during Afghanistan evacuations

    Two separate Air Force Reserve Command airlift wings successfully evacuated hundreds of Americans and allies during the early days of the Afghanistan evacuation operation … and each landed with one more passenger than was manifested.
  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program rolls on

    Reserve members and families from Duke Field recently participated in a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event held in July in Orlando, Florida. It was the first in-person event in over 14 months due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic.The Yellow Ribbon Program began in 2008 following a Congressional mandate for the Department of Defense
  • 919th SOW celebrates 50th anniversary, recalls early years

    Retired Brig. Gen. Donald E. Haugen writes about the early years of the 919th Special Operations Wing, transcribed from 1996 edition of the Midnight Express, the unit's discontinued newspaper.
  • Air Force Aid Society assistance now available to Reservists in all statuses

    The Air Force Aid Society is now providing emergency assistance to all Airmen and Guardians, regardless of duty status. Before the change in policy took effect on May 6, only Reservists or Guardsmen on an active-duty status were eligible for AFAS emergency assistance.
  • AFRC launches Digital Age Resiliency tool on AF Connect

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are now able to access Developing Resilient Leader, or DRL, content on demand on any device from one easy-to-access location on the Air Force Connect app. The DRL Digital Age Learning Content Wall of the Air Force Reserve Command’s AF Connect page was designed to be an easy-to-access and user-friendly hub for DRL-related information, documents and links. The content will provide resiliency material for AFRC’s 74,000 Airmen, with new content added on a scheduled basis for commanders to use and present as needed.
  • Mothers Day an opportunity to recognize moms who serve

    A first sergeant describes her experience with motherhood in the military and the pride of her son joining the U.S. Air Force.
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