• Vegas reservists bring kids to work April 27

    5-year-old Avery puts on body armor during a tour of the 926th Wing's Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit April 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Her mother, Air Force Staff Sgt. Sabrina Yeghiazarian, the 926th Wing's Development and Training Flight Chief, brought Avery to work on National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day to see firsthand the
  • Fort Worth, Vegas Reserve maintainers preserve readiness

    Senior Airman Stormie Maleport, a 926th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons loader, loads 20-mm training rounds on a 301st Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcon March 21, 2018, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. More than a dozen 926th maintainers performed their annual training working side-by-side 301st maintainers in Fort
  • PrepareAthon! encourages Americans to plan before disaster strikes

    America’s PrepareAthon! is a nationwide campaign held April 30 to increase community emergency preparedness through hazard-specific group discussions, drills and exercises.
  • Triple Nickel returns home

    More than 70 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the Air Force Reserve's 555th RED HORSE squadron receive reintegration briefings April 25, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., after returning home from deployment. Ms. Eileen Collins, director of the 926th Airman and Family Readiness Center, provided tips on how to integrate back into family life. While
  • Changing Perceptions

    In 2018, a young boy picked up his video game controller in his house as he has done many times. He turned on Fortnite and selected his go-to character to battle with – a female skin.The other kids on the game began teasing him about his character choice.His reply? “I just like that skin. My mom is a fighter pilot and girls can pretty much do
  • Air Force senior leaders update OCP uniform guidance

    The Air Force announced April 23 new rules on Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms that aim to better fit the needs of Airmen and the jobs they do while also holding fast to tradition.
  • Honoring a legend

    U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raid and an original Air Commando, passed away at the age of 103 April 9, 2019. Cole made a lasting impact on Air Force Special Operations Command.
  • New Air Force Science & Technology Strategy puts focus on speed

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson unveiled a new and ambitious Science and Technology Strategy designed to better identify, develop and deploy breakthrough technologies, April 17.
  • Fighting to fly: Creech Airman thrives after life-changing crash

    Waking up in an unfamiliar place, having suffered numerous injuries, he couldn’t believe the scene set before him. He waited for the curtains to be drawn to reveal the hospital bed and medical equipment attached to him were all fake. He thought to himself “This is a crazy dream, what a crazy dream this is.”
  • Scobee testifies before Senate Appropriations Committee

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, joined his counterparts from the Army, Navy, Marine and National Guard, April 10, in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee on Capitol Hill to testify on the fiscal year 2020 budget request for the National Guard and Reserve. Chairman Richard Shelby (R- Alabama) began by stressing the importance of the Guard and Reserve components to be sufficiently manned, trained and equipped to maintain and defend our national security interest.