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  • Air Force Reserve Wing participates in 14th Annual Northern Va. Transportation Career Fair for High School Students

    Flight nurses and medical technicians of the 459th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in the 14th Annual Northern Virginia Transportation Career Fair for High School Students in Manassas, Va.  They talked to students about their life and careers in the Air Force Reserve. The career fair is part of a Federal Highway Administration
  • Running for a cause

    As members of the Air Force Reserve, Airmen are often asked, “how do you find time to balance your work life, fitness requirements, volunteer efforts, and still have fun?” The task is not easy, but for a captain with the 756th Air Refueling Squadron, he’s found a way to make it all one and the same. Captain Jason Burrows, a pilot with the 756th
  • AF announces FY16 aviator bonuses: RPA pilots eligible for first time

    Eligible active-duty aviators have until Sept. 30 to apply for the fiscal year 2016 Aviator Retention Pay or Critical Skills Retention Bonus programs, Air Force officials announced Dec. 15."The cost to train and develop our Airmen is a significant investment for the Air Force," said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III. "These incentives
  • New golf course access procedures

    On Jan. 1, 2016, Joint Base Andrews implemented new entry procedures for non-base affiliated personnel visiting the Courses at Andrews.The entry procedures for non-base affiliated golfing guests require them to submit information for a National Criminal Information Center background check.Visiting golfers (non-base affiliated) can be preannounced
  • Political Activity Guidance for Armed Service members

    The Department of Defense has a longstanding and well-defined policy regarding political campaigns and elections to avoid the perception of DoD sponsorship, approval or endorsement of any political candidate, campaign or cause. The Department encourages and actively supports its personnel in their civic obligation to vote but makes clear that
  • JBA Looking for Volunteer Speakers

    According Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, every Airman has a story. The 11th Wing Public Affairs Office is looking for Airmen who enjoy getting out in the community to share their Air Force stories.The 11th Wing Speakers Bureau is now accepting requests for speakers from external public organizations. The purpose of the
  • JBA Air Show just around the corner!

    The 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show is JBA's opportunity to say "thank you" to our community, the state and the National Capital Region for all their incredible support.Guests will experience aerial demonstrations and learn more about the military personnel and equipment JBA uses to carry out the missions here.Among other commemorations, the Joint
  • Air Force Academy accepting applications

    It is that time of year for outstanding Airmen to apply to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Our USAFA and its Preparatory School offer extraordinary opportunities to the most qualified enlisted Airmen who meet the criteria to enter the commissioned ranks. Those qualified and selected for an appointment will earn their Bachelor of
  • Family Day is October 4, 2015!

    REMINDER:459 ARW Family Day Tickets - Sunday, October 4, 2015.$3.00 per Ticket/Meal. Meal includes hotdog, hamburger, chips, dessert, anda drink.Tickets are available through your First Sergeant during theSeptember UTA.For more information, contact your first sergeants.
  • We mustache you a question

    As you all know, the CSAF threw down the gauntlet last month for an "All Air Force Mustache March," with the proposal that MAJCOMs would submit their winners for judgment. That time is near. We realize not all units have set up a competition, nor are we mandating that - but to follow through on the CSAF's message, we're asking any MAJCOMs who want