• Smiles make the long days worth it

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic -- After six months of preparation, two days of travel; and a whirlwind two weeks of non-stop medical, dental, and optical care, Reserve and Guard members from 10 different units returned to home station a little tired but filled with pride and satisfaction knowing they provided care to more than 10,000 patients in
  • Reserve members participate in WASP reunion

    Personnel from the 926th Group witnessed a piece of history during the Women Airforce Service Pilot reunion here May 26-27.The reservists from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., joined volunteers from across the country to escort 21 female WWII pilots during the weekend's festivities."I knew about the reunions, but I didn't know we could participate and
  • NCO Leadership Development Course graduates 11 reservists

    The 926th Group hosted a Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Development course graduation here Apr. 27, coordinating the ceremony for 22 Reserve and Regular Air Force members and their guests. The NCO Leadership Development Course is designed to heighten students' awareness of the dynamics of supervision and leadership in the workplace. Emphasis is
  • STARBASE Nellis teaches, reaches Las Vegas Valley students

    STARBASE Nellis opened its classroom doors here Apr. 23 to Las Vegas Valley youth, instructing them in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The community outreach program, under the stewardship of the U.S. Air Force Reserve's 926th Group at Nellis AFB, is Nevada's first Department of Defense sponsored academy."As a Reserve
  • 926th Group named Air Force Outstanding Unit of 2011

    The 926th Group was recognized as a 2011 Air Force Outstanding Unit in an Air Force Reserve Command announcement May 7. "I'm extremely proud of the members of the 926th Group for leading the way and setting the standard in the U.S. Air Force Reserve," said Col. John Breeden, 926th Group commander."The 926th Group is paving the way for Total Force
  • 926th AMXS named Nellis' Load Crew of the Quarter

    Members of the 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron won the 57th Maintenance Group's Quarterly Load Crew Competition here April 6. Weapons loaders Tech. Sgt. Colin Cave, Tech Sgt. Sean Minnick and Tech. Sgt. Michael Perera formed a Reserve team, demonstrating their expertise on an F-16 Aggressor aircraft. In total, 21 Airmen are selected each
  • 926th Group announces annual award winners

    Congratulations to the 926th Group's recent award winners:926th Group Airman of the YearSenior Airman Bethany Banks926th Group Noncommissioned Officer of the YearTech. Sgt. Cassie Johnson, 84th Test and Evaluation Squadron926th Group Senior Noncomissioned Officer of the YearMaster Sgt. Jason Kelley, 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron926th Group
  • 706th Fighter Squadron trains with international partners

    Pilots in the 706th Fighter Squadron helped wrap up another Red Flag exercise here Mar. 16.  Red Flag 12-3 hosted active-duty, Reserve and Guard Airmen and more than 70 aircraft from across the United States. Additionally, the Royal Australian Air Force brought F-18s and the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom brought GR-4s to participate in the
  • Representing women -- and nearly 700,000 Airmen

    In today's Air Force, women are a common presence in the cockpits of the service's premier aircraft and on the flight line turning wrenches on these aircraft, while serving alongside their male counterparts in combat and at home station.And there's another key role where women are making their mark by flying and maintaining jets: performing
  • 926th Group members recognized for outstanding achievements

    Congratulations to the 926th Group's recent award recipients:Tech. Sgt. Chad Watson, 926th Force Support Squadron cyber systems operator, was named Air Force Reserve Command's Outstanding Knowledge Operations Management Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. Watson was recognized for correcting 60 software errors as a front line troubleshooter for