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  • Aerial port sends final group to Bagram

    For some it would be their first time out while others are two-time, plus veterans. All had the same concerns about separation and safety, but pushed those concerns aside to savor their last hours with family and friends. Jan. 23, more than 14 aerial port members assigned to the 35th and 88th Aerial Port Squadrons here departed for a 120-day
  • Reserve maintenance group passes AMC inspection

    Every 514th Air Mobility Wing maintenance member here, owes themselves a pat on the back having successfully shown the Air Mobility Command Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program team they know and can perform their jobs.Feb. 5-13, the LSEP team focused their attention on how well the 514th Maintenance Group members complied with
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  • Leadership changes in AFRC, 10th Air Force

    Senior leaders in Air Force Reserve Command and one of its numbered air forces change jobs in late December and early January. In a ceremony Dec. 20, Maj. Gen. Allan R. Poulin relinquished command of 10th Air Force to Maj. Gen. Richard C. Collins at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, to become AFRC vice commander at Robins AFB.
  • ARPC automates 20-year and mortgage letters

    The Air Reserve Personnel Center set another transformation milestone with the self-service automation of the reissue of 20-year and mortgage letters. The letters are now available via the Virtual Personnel Center Guard/Reserve portal. The original 20-year notification letter is issued approximately 120 days after the end of the
  • Reservist can establish online virtual accounts

    Air Force reservists can now go online to create an account on the Reserve Personnel Center’s Virtual Personnel Center-Guard Reserve portal. The portal on the personnel center’s Web site allows reservists to access virtual personnel services and enhances the traditional “vMPF” tools with which many Airmen are already familiar. Service is available
  • AF Reserve Command vice commander retires

    Maj. Gen. David E. Tanzi, Air Force Reserve Command vice commander, will retire in a ceremony Jan. 11 after 37 years of service. Lt. Gen. John A Bradley, chief of Air Force Reserve and AFRC commander, will officiate the ceremony. Maj. Gen Allan R. Poulin, former commander of AFRC’s 10th Air Force, will assume responsibility for the daily operations
  • Guard, Reserve benefit from 2006 defense authorization

    The 2006 National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Jan. 6 provides new or enhanced benefits for National Guard and Reserve members, a senior defense official said. President George W. Bush signed the legislation Jan. 6, providing a variety of benefits designed to bring reserve-component compensation more on par with what the active
  • Military, civilian medals approved for hurricane relief work

    Servicemembers and civilians who took part in Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita relief efforts may be eligible for a medal. The director of the Joint Staff has approved awarding the Humanitarian Service Medal and the Armed Forces Service Medal for U.S. military personnel. Department of Defense civilians may receive the Armed Forces Civilian