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  • Under Secretary of the Air Force talks mandatory COVID vaccination efforts with Air Force Reserve

    The under secretary’s purpose for the short trip to JB Andrews was to meet with the AFR and have an open, face-to-face discussion on the mandatory COVID vaccination efforts and learn what the Reserve needs at the secretary level to make this initiative successful.
  • Last of Doolittle Raiders memorialized

    Remembered as a man who faithfully served his country and was a devoted father and a man of faith, Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” Cole, the last of the Doolittle Raiders, was honored and posthumously promoted to the rank of colonel during a Sept. 7 ceremony at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course ballroom.
  • Air Force announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over; avoiding DUIs saves lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day roughly 28 people die in accidents involving drivers who were under the influence or while intoxicated. That statistic equates to about one loss of life every 52 minutes.
  • Immunization entwined in Armed Forces history

    National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to emphasize the importance of vaccination to protect the health of people of all ages. The term immunization is used interchangeably with vaccination, although they are not one in the same.
  • Reservists help deliver babies during Afghanistan evacuations

    Two separate Air Force Reserve Command airlift wings successfully evacuated hundreds of Americans and allies during the early days of the Afghanistan evacuation operation … and each landed with one more passenger than was manifested.
  • Air Force Reserve supports one of the largest airlift operations in history

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are playing a huge role in what is being described by senior U.S. government officials as one of the largest airlift operations in history, as Airmen are supporting the evacuation of thousands of people from Afghanistan.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • The right equipment, techniques make for safe bike ride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Traffic safety is of critical importance throughout the year as it represents a tremendous risk to Air Force personnel. It’s essential for bicycle riders and those they share the road with to exercise patience and apply heightened situational awareness at all times.The 88th Air Base Wing’s Safety Office
  • Prepare to have a safe school year

    Just like many of you, I have school age children at the beginning of this school year, and I want to make sure they have an enjoyable experience and stay safe. The National Safety Council has some tips on how to keep kids safe when returning to school. They break it down into three sections: traveling to school, staying safe at school, and returning home from school.
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