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  • Total force basic trainees part of Air Force Reserve history

    Several hundred Total Force Air Force enlisted basic military trainees assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas are making history as the first class to enter training in the fully operational, all-Reserve military training squadron.The 433rd TRS, one of seven

  • Just another Phase

    Airmen can be seen crawling like ants over, under and around a B-52 Stratofortress with “MT” on the tail tucked in a hangar on Barksdale Air Force Base, La. These busy workers are Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 307th Maintenance Squadron. They are lending a hand by performing the phase inspection

  • Base Commander visits the Reserves

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Gene Watkins, a Metals Technology supervisor assigned to the 307th Maintenance Squadron, shows the different equipment available to the Reservists and integrated Active Duty Airmen in the Metals Technology Flight to Col. Ty Neuman, the 2nd Bomb Wing commander, and Chief

  • 489th Bomb Group: Where are they now?

    After being inactive for 70 years, the 489th Bomb Group was re-activated Oct. 17, 2015. The 489th BG is the first and only B-1B Lancer Air Force Reserve unit. The 489th BG's mission is to forge unrivaled total force warriors, providing full-spectrum expeditionary support and lethal B-1 combat

  • Air Force continues to pursue total force integration

    The Air Force continues to make strides toward total force integration, according to an annual report submitted to Congress March 4. The report is based on recommendations from the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force and focuses on how the force structure should be modified to best

  • B-one team, B-one fight

    Five months after the reactivation of the Reserve 489th Bomb Group, they are working side-by-side with the Active Duty Airmen in the 7th Bomb Wing, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. During the Bomb Group’s February Unit Training Assembly, the maintenance crews from both units combined to complete an