• Building resilience from Kenya to America

    Being born and raised in Kenya comes with its own unique challenges. Senior Airman Rael Rotich overcame those obstacle and continues to make great strides in her life in order to reach her ultimate goals, here in America.

  • Forging the future with past wisdom

    Jessica Johnson, 944th Fighter Wing historian, is the wing’s first full-time historian whose primary responsibility is to advise the commander and his staff on historical issues as they pertain to current decision making.

  • Serving underserved communities

    Tech. Sgt. Renelle Conner, 944th Medical Squadron dental flight chief and Reserve Citizen Airman, is working toward becoming an orthodontist. A member of the Yakama Native American Nation, in her hometown of Toppenish, Washington, Conner is committed to serving underserved communities.

  • From small town to touring internationally with the F-35

    Growing up in a small town can feel isolating, like there is nothing else out there. This can lead some young men and women to opt to join the armed forces to see the world, be exposed to new opportunities, and to serve their country.

  • LRS NCO Aims High

    Tech. Sgt. Vladimir Mirochnitchenko, 944th LRS NCO-in-charge of general purpose vehicle maintenance, was recently selected to attend Officer Training School and Undergraduate Pilot Training.

  • A Brotherhood of Chaplains

    A trio of Reserve Citizen Airmen have taken the concept of a military brotherhood to a literal level. Their wives are sisters, making them brothers-in-law as well as brothers-in-arms.

  • OPSEC in the Social Media Age

    In late January, Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein released a joint memorandum on operational security and the renewed need to protect sensitive and classified information.

  • ‘Being a reservist adds diversity to my life’

    The common answers for most Airmen as to why they join the military is for the benefits or to get a jumpstart on a career but one Senior Airman already had a plan, he just needed to add something different.“My responsibilities are to troubleshoot and perform maintenance on the electrical and