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  • AFRS creates public page for line officer accession paths

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Trying to get information out to the masses on opportunities to become an officer in the United States Air Force or Space Force can be challenging since pages often require the use of a common access card or sometimes aren’t suitable for the information.Air Force Recruiting Service has found a solution for
  • Two oaths, one friendship - a story of service

    In 2014, Staff Sgt. Jason Johnston enlisted in the 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard as an Aircraft Metals Technician. In this capacity, Johnston serves a machinist and welder who fabricates and custom-makes metal components critical to the functioning of the Wing’s F-16 aircraft. Since enlisting, the Hermantown native has deployed to Osan Air Force Base, South Korea (2016), Ahmad al-Jaber Air Base, Kuwait (2018) and the Southeastern United States in support of a NORAD-tasked homeland defense mission in 2020. “My favorite experiences since joining the 148th are deploying overseas. It’s what we train for and there is no better feeling when it all comes together,” said Johnston.
  • Changing Paths, Finding Skies

    As Cadet Bryan Driskell, who had sworn he would never want to fly for his first year at the Air Force Academy, flew thousands of feet in the air, the world beneath him and sky above him changed his mind. He had joined a flight class just to confirm his doubts about flying, was afraid of heights and knew that being a pilot is a dangerous career. He
  • Reserve recruiters participate in joint air operations at JBSA

    In-service recruiters from the 352nd Recruiting Squadron participated in a joint Total Force helicopter sling load exercise Jan. 26-27 to enhance their situational awareness of the Air Force Reserve and broaden their understanding of the aerial transportation career field.
  • The Department of the Air Force Office of Diversity and Inclusion joins next AETC Real Talk on Feb. 26

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, hosts the fifth episode of AETC Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. central on AETC’s Facebook page. With Webb, for this episode, will be Chief Master Sgt. Sonia Lee, senior enlisted leader for the Department of the Air Force Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Air Force Total Force recruiting team works Super Bowl LV in Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. – The Air Force was on full display at Super Bowl LV with a first-of-its-kind flyover consisting of a B-1B Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress. It also marked a return to in-person recruiting at one of the nation’s largest events.A team of Total Force recruiters worked the event with representatives from each of the air
  • Education or Operational: F-35 Demo Team showcases combat capabilities

    When not flying at air shows across the world or practicing at their home-base, the F-35 Demonstration Team’s mission is the same as many of the Airmen in the 388th Fighter Wing, to be ready to deploy at a moment’s notice. The maintainers on the team are responsible for performing maintenance and routine inspections on operational aircraft while Capt. Wolfe flies as an F-35 instructor pilot for the 34th Fighter Squadron.
  • Reserve, Guard ready to take force-shaping troops

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard should benefit from active-duty Air Force force-shaping actions made necessary by record Air Force retention levels.Amidst concerns during the ongoing pandemic, many active-duty Airmen who planned on retiring or separating in 2020 withdrew or delayed their plans.
  • Air Force recruiting launches E.C.H.O. to test cognitive skills

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force recruiting is continually innovating to better reach potential recruits. Harnessing technology to improve the recruiting process, the Air Force is releasing a new online, interactive gaming experience, E.C.H.O. - Enhanced Cognitive Human Ops.This new recruiting tool helps engage and build awareness
  • Reserve recruiter helps kick off U.S. Air Force Hispanic Games

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, N.Y. – An Air Force Reserve recruiter kicked off the 27th Annual U.S. Air Force Hispanic Games as she sang the National Anthem virtually at the “Fastest Track in the World” at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center here Jan. 9-10, 2021.The U.S. Air Force Hispanic Games were created in 1994 to honor Washington Heights and