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  • Reservists must stay focused on PII breach reduction during ‘new normal’

    For most Reserve Citizen Airmen, partial or full-time telework has become the “new normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since telework poses a slew of potential information security risks, Reserve Command officials are encouraging all members of the Reserve team to stay focused on Personally Identifiable Information breach reduction while working from home.
  • Schoolhouse Innovation: Special operations maintainers get creative to keep unique aircraft flying

    In a small hangar in northwest Florida, a unique maintenance enterprise is forging ahead with innovative techniques for training on and maintaining an aircraft most members of the Air Force have never seen.
  • Flight surgeons one step ahead of COVID

    Flight surgeons are the primary military medical care providers for flight crew. They perform periodic health assessments, physical fitness tests, waivers and any pre-deployment medical screenings for flight-crew Airmen, and serve as the first point of contact in their units for anything medical.
  • Air Force removes administrative burden, allows pregnant and postpartum women to attend PME

    Pregnant and postpartum members may now attend professional military education without an exception to policy, and are also exempt from the requirement to have a passing fitness assessment prior to attending. Previous policy prevented pregnant women and women within their one-year postpartum deferment period from attending PME, creating an unintended barrier to their developmental milestones. 
  • Air Force building more inclusive culture through Dress and Appearance updates

    The changes, as outlined in an Air Force Guidance Memorandum dated July 1, 2020, include the removal of subjective language and other rules that may have been creating unintentional or unfair barriers for Air and Space Force uniformed members.
  • 919th innovating with 3D-printing

    The 919th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron is already finding ways to innovate in their day to day operations with 3D-printing technology. The unit will soon have even more innovative possibilities. Air Force Reserve Command recently selected the squadron to receive innovation funds for a new and improved 3D-printer.
  • Fighting the invisible enemy

    Medical professionals are dealing with a surge in patients needed treatment, the general public is dawning face masks and some states are on lockdown. In the wake of changes implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19, a small yet highly capable Reserve Medical Unit in the Florida panhandle is making significant contributions in the fight against the pandemic.
  • MyPers access, anywhere

    The Air Force Personnel Center has expanded the capabilities of myPers to be accessed anywhere, anytime, and from any device.Mobile accessActive duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and civilian personnel, in addition to retirees and family members can now access myPers on a mobile-friendly platform. By properly setting up access with a
  • Reserve Chief Testifies Before House and Senate

    In back to back hearings, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense March 2-3.Scobee was joined for both hearings by his counterparts: Gen.
  • Operations security key to mission success

    A Citizen Air Commando wrestles to equip his night vision gear as he sets off into the desert of a foreign land. Another Citizen Air Commando monitors a screen in a dark room as she determines which life to take in the theater of conflict. Reservists from Duke Field are all over the world performing unique missions, including some whose stories can
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