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  • Commander provides update brief to Air Force leadership

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Tyndall Air Force Base Oct. 27, 2018, for the second time since Hurricane Michael caused catastrophic damage.
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
  • Tricare Early Eligibility for Reserve/Guard Components

    According to an addition to the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Reserve component service member's eligibility for early TRICARE coverage will include delayed-effective-date active duty orders pursuant to section 12304b of title 10, U.S.C.This means Reserve and Guard members involuntarily activated to support contingency
  • Air University tests out new material for Flight Leader’s Course

    Air University and the eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education conducted beta-testing for their new course material as a part of the Flight Commander’s Edge program at the Maxwell Education Center Oct. 9 – 12. The Flight Commander’s Edge program supports in the development of flight commander’s courses across the Air Force, such as the
  • First Sergeant Academy to increase course length, improve skills

    The Air Force’s First Sergeant Academy is increasing resident class length to four weeks to help fuel the Chief of Staff of the Air Force’s initiative to revitalize squadrons.   The updated curriculum starting Oct. 22, will now focus more on hands-on, scenario-based training to better prepare first sergeants for their role in the squadron command
  • A step-by-step guide on becoming an AFRC pilot

    Becoming a pilot in the Air Force Reserve can be a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity and it is available to more people than one might think. If someone has an interest in flying for the Air Force Reserve, there are more than 100 units out there looking for qualified, motivated individuals.  Current applicants include Air Force officers,
  • Hurricane Hunters inside eye as Michael makes landfall

    The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron started flying into Hurricane Michael Sunday and over the next four days observed it intensify from a possible tropical depression to a Category 4 storm, which made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida at 12:30 p.m. today.
  • Updated Reserve and Travel pay changes effective Oct. 15, 2018

    MyPers is now the exclusive system for IR customer communications and document submissions going forward. Effective Oct. 15, 2018, IRs must submit all Reserve and Travel pay documentation through myPers via the RIO website.Reserve pay document submissions: https://www.arpc.afrc.af.mil/hqrio/IMA-RPO.aspxTravel pay document submissions:
  • Air Force to finalize review process for non-deployable Airmen

    The Air Force is finalizing details on how it will implement Department of Defense Instruction 1332.45, Retention Determination for Non-Deployable Service Members.Until the updated policy guidance is complete in late 2018, Airmen who have been non-deployable for 12 consecutive months and their commanders will continue to follow existing
  • Scobee assumes command of AFRC

    A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee joined the Air Force in 1986. He is a command pilot with more than 3,800 flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, including 248 combat hours. Prior to his current assignment as the deputy commander of Air Force Reserve Command, he was the commander of the Air Force Reserve’s 10th
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