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  • Behind the Braids: Reservists play key role in first women’s hair policy change in 70 years

    Reserve Citizen Airmen have been instrumental in helping bring about the first major change in the Air Force’s women’s hair policy since the late 1940s.As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • Roth to serve as acting Secretary of the Air Force

    John P. Roth will serve as the Acting Secretary of the Air Force as of Jan. 20, 2021 until the President nominates and the Senate confirms a permanent replacement.
  • Air Force Reserve New Year Message

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander, Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, command chief, Air Force Reserve Command, deliver a New Year message to the airmen of the Air Force Reserve, January 7, 2021, at Robins Air Force Base, GA. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas A. Priest)
  • TAP reforms help Reservists

    Until recently, Reserve Citizen Airmen were required to complete the Transition Assistance Program with every new 180 day set of military orders. With new reforms enacted by Congress, Reservists are no longer required to attend TAP with every 180 day set of orders, according to the policy.
  • Resilient and motivated leader encourages goal setting in New Year

    As the Air Force Reserve transitions from the year 2020 into the year 2021, the words ‘Reserve Resilient’ ring louder than ever before. One Reserve Citizen Airman, Brig. Gen. Kathleen Flarity, mobilization assistant to the command surgeon, Air Mobility Command, not only maintains a healthy balance between her Reserve, civilian and family life – She continually gives of her personal time to be a more resilient leader for those in her career field.
  • Peterson AFB Medical Clinic construction prepares for “Phase 2” changes

    Effective January 14, 2021, multiple departments will relocate to begin Phase 2 operations. Various scheduled renovations include the main clinic parking lot, the main entrance and the main medical waiting area.
  • Command stands up Wingman Saves Program to promote crisis intervention

    Air Force Reserve Command is implementing the Wingman Saves program, an intervention program aimed at recognizing Reserve Citizen Airmen who take the steps necessary to identify and assist those with at-risk behaviors.
  • 302nd Airlift Wing commander and command chief visit the Logistics Readiness Squadron

    Lt. Col. Karl Fruendt (left), 302nd Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, shows the squadron white board to Col. Christopher Zidek (right), 302nd Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Kahn Scalise (center), 302 AW command chief, during a squadron visit, Dec. 6, 2020, at Peterson-Schriever Garrison, Colorado. During the December unit
  • AFRC History Office releases 2nd edition of AFR coloring book

    The Air Force Reserve Command's Office of History and Heritage released a second edition of the AFR Coloring Book online this month. This recently released edition, created by Tech. Sgt. Katie "Kat" Justen, AFRC HO Combat & Heritage artist, captures a snapshot in time of today’s Reserve members in various mission sets, and although the book does
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