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  • Air Force Reserve Airmen recognized with awards at Air, Space & Cyber Conference

    Maj. Gen. John Healy, deputy to the chief of Air Force Reserve, and Chief Master Sgt. Jeremy Malcolm, 10th Air Force command chief, presented the Air Force Reserve Unit award and the Best Space Operations Crew award to Citizen Airmen during the 2021 Air, Space & Cyber Conference at National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20, 2021.
  • Cardiologist’s proudest accomplishment is serving country

    Five years ago at age 46, Lt. Col. John Beshai, 944th Aeromedical Staging Squadron flight surgeon, followed his heart and took the plunge to fulfill a dream he set aside in honor of his father’s wishes.
  • Ohio National Guard on front lines during COVID-19 pandemic: Soldiers, Airmen provide medical assistance at federal prison

    From blizzards to hurricanes, from east coast to west coast, and anything in between, members of the National Guard answer the call each time our nation is in need. Today, as COVID-19 continues to grip America, more than 45,000 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are deployed to every state, three U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, supporting their communities - caring for citizens in need, and helping to slow the spread of this deadly virus.
  • 315th wins Aircrew Excellence Award

    The skillful response and handling of an in-flight crisis by a 315th Airlift Wing crew leads to a national level award. On Aug. 17, 2018, an all Reserve Charleston-based C-17 crew, carrying medical evacuation patients, experienced a cabin pressure malfunction then, successfully completed their mission, despite poor weather conditions and emergency oxygen system malfunctions, earning the 2018 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award.
  • Major changes to medical policies good news for Reservists

    When Col. John Buterbaugh took the helm as the command surgeon at Air Force Reserve Command in late summer 2018, he wanted to make some bold changes to improve processes for the 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen serving across the nation and around the world.
  • Total Force Simulation Lab trains medical technicians

    Proficiency for military medical technicians can be difficult and overwhelming to maintain, especially for those who serve as Air Force Reservists. To ensure training is accomplished in an effective and efficient manner, the MacDill medical simulation lab utilizes innovative technology to provide a realistic environment for training for Citizen Airmen, active duty service members and local and federal agencies.
  • McChord members summit Mount Rainier

    As part of the U.S. Air Force 50 Summits Challenge, 8 Team McChord members summited Mount Rainier. Standing at 14,411 feet tall, Mount Rainier is the tallest mountain in Washington and one of the 50 summits that was yet to be summited under the 50 Summits Challenge until now.