• ‘Baby on board’ – Aircrew deliver Afghan baby on evacuation flight

    A 315th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina helped to deliver a baby aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III carrying vulnerable Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, Aug. 23, moments before landing at a Middle East staging area with a jet filled with evacuees.

  • Reserve Citizen Airman Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Derrick Dotta

    Tech. Sgt. Derrick Dotta, 944th Aircraft Maintenance F-16 crew chief and City of Glendale Police Department police officer, joined active–duty Air Force in 2010 and worked as a C-130 crew chief at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. While there he left active-duty, joined the Reserve and moved to

  • DFAS addresses Guard, Reserve specific Tax deferral details

    Defense pay officials have noted an increase in questions regarding the Social Security tax deferral program started earlier this month and are providing additional details - especially how it relates to Reserve and Guard pay.  The following information is from the Defense Finance Accounting

  • Citizen Airmen: A closer look

    The 944th Fighter Wing takes a closer look into the lives of their Airmen. "I am an FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. We inspect, repair, and maintain Cirrus Sr20, Bonanza F33, and Grob G120 aircraft for the students at Lufthansa Aviation Training Goodyear and the German Air Force."