• First AFWERX storefront opens in Las Vegas

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, along with guest of honor Vice President Mike Pence as well as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, opened the AFWERX-Vegas storefront Jan. 11 at the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas.
  • Martin Luther King & Black History

    The year is 1963. Thousands of people are marching together in Washington, D.C. to participate in the nationwide struggle for civil rights and equality. Police officials and national guardsman stood alongside the march to mitigate the potential violence.
  • The value of decompression: Transition center helps deployed members prepare for life back home

    There’s a little-known gem nestled in the hills of Germany that can help all who are deployed decompress before returning home.The Deployment Transition Center is on Ramstein Air Base in Germany and stands ready to assist anyone who meets the attendance criteria by providing a buffer to decompress and prepare for their normal life back home. “The
  • Employee Assistance Program available to all civilians

    For civilian employees of Air Force Reserve Command who need a little helping hand in dealing with any of life’s myriad challenges, assistance is just a phone call or a mouse click away.As of Oct. 1, the Air Force started offering Federal Occupational Health's Employee Assistance Program and Worklife4You services to all of its civilian employees,
  • Blended Military Retirement System to take effect Jan. 1

    One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS.The new system blends aspects of the traditional defined benefit retirement pension system, with a defined contribution
  • Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

    The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests: stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands; parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few.
  • 926th Wing announces 3rd Quarter award recipients

    The 926th Wing is pleased to announce its 3rd Quarter award winners!Airman - Senior Airman Joseph Buchanan, 14th Test SquadronNCO - Staff Sgt. Cristopher, 78th Attack SquadronSNCO - Master Sgt. Kasey, 13th Reconnaissance SquadronCGO - Capt. Mary Wilson, 26th Space Aggressor SquadronFGO - Maj. Alyson, 78th ATKSEnlisted Instructor - Tech. Sgt.
  • ‘Bushmasters’ planning 100th anniversary celebration in February

    The 78th Attack Squadron “Bushmasters” at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, will celebrate their 100th anniversary Feb. 17-19 with multiple events in Las Vegas.Among former members who are scheduled to attend the anniversary celebration are Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, state senate minority leader Michael Robertson, Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee,
  • SecAF, CSAF direct review of all Air Force programs

    Air Force senior leaders have directed a Zero-Based Review of all Air Force programs, budget accounts and associated manpower authorizations in preparation for assembling the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan. The review will examine whether the right services are being provided the right way across the Air
  • Air Force Marathon to feature MQ-9 Reaper

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB – The MQ-9 Reaper has been selected as the featured aircraft for the 2018 Air Force Marathon.  Built by General Atomics Aviation Systems Inc., the Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely-piloted aircraft that is employed primarily against dynamic execution targets and secondarily as an