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  • Bitter Sweet Retirement: Tail Number 79-0433

    On April 26, 2022, one of the Air Force’s most reliable birds spread its wings for the final time.  After nearly 42 years of service, KC-10A Extender Tail Number 79-0433 flew out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and headed for retirement.  From its beginnings in California as a test

  • The Blueprint: Roadmap to Enlisted Force Development

    The Blueprint serves as a foundational document to link enlisted development — from entry to departure. This new document is one of 28 Enlisted Force Development Action Plan (EFD-AP) objectives focused on developing tomorrow’s enlisted Airmen … today.

  • Readiness Exercise 2022 plays role in AMC’s ‘Strategy to Win’

    Airmen from the 87th Air Base Wing, 305th Air Mobility Wing, and 514th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst began phase two of Readiness Exercise 2022, Apr. 3. While phase one focused on pre-deployment and personal readiness, phase two tested an integrated construct of multiple

  • Women of the Sky: Early Female Aviators

    This year, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the historian’s office wanted to highlight a few of the courageous women who broke down barriers during World War II.  Many Americans are familiar with the epic picture of Rosie the Riveter, building ships, aircraft, and other machines of war for

  • IMA Strategic Review Phase III Begins

    Air Force Reserve Command’s Individual Mobilization Augmentee Strategic Review Team has completed Phase II of its thorough review of the IMA program to ensure the globally integrated IMA force aligns with the National Defense Strategy, Department of the Air Force and Air Force Reserve strategic

  • Reserve, Guard senior leaders discuss capabilities, challenges at AFA

    Maj. Gen. John P. Healy, deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve, Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, director of the Air National Guard, and Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, Nebraska National Guard adjutant general, participated in a roundtable discussion led by Heather Penny, senior resident fellow at the AFA’s