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  • Air University elective broadens SOS students’ research experience

    A new elective at Squadron Officer School is connecting some of the school’s innovative students with Air University’s vast body of research topics, extensive academic and military networks and expansive repository of information.
  • First BMT trainees experience M-4 training and qualification

    The 37th TRSS reopened the newly renovated Combat Arms Training Range at the JBSA-Lackland Medina Training Annex July 8, 2019. BMT trainees were the first to experience M-4 carbine Weapons Familiarization Course at the range, which closed in November 2018, due to improper rainwater drainage.
  • DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

    The implementation has been delayed until January 12, 2020, giving long-serving members more time to transfer their education benefits to spouses or dependents.
  • UPDATE Changes coming to G.I. Bill Transfer of Education Benefits for Guard, Reserve

    *Editor’s Note: This article was originally published May 17, 2019. Updates were made July 10, 2019*Applicable to: Air National Guard and Air Force ReserveNOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD MESSAGE IF YOU HAVE EXECUTED A TRANSFER OF POST-9/11 GI BILL EDUCATION BENEFITS AND FULFILLED THE REQUIRED SERVICE COMMITMENT. Follow this link to review your current GI
  • Reforming squadrons and teams through process

    In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. Instead of punishing employees for errors, Toyota encouraged workers to stop production at any time to fix a problem or provide suggestions to management about how to
  • VA to decrease SGLI rates effective July 1

    Good news for service members' wallets! Effective July 1, 2019, the SGLI premium rate is decreasing. If you have coverage now, nothing will change except the price will be lower. Premiums are dropping $4 per month for those with maximum coverage. SGLI is available in $50,000 increments, up to a maximum of $400,000.Learn how to get SGLI
  • HQ RIO Individual Reservist Advisory Council Membership Volunteer Opportunity

    An opportunity exists for a select group of Individual Reservists (IR) (to include Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA), Mobilization Augmentees (MA), and Participating Individual Ready Reserve (PIRR) members), to join the new Headquarters Readiness and Integration (RIO) IR Advisory Council for a period of one (1) year.  **NOTE: This is a
  • Air University phases out Blackboard with new learning management system

    The Air University Communications Directorate has been hard at work over the past 21 months implementing the Canvas learning management system into all Air University schools to improve student and teacher workflows and the gradual phasing out of its old LMS, Blackboard.
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    The peer referral program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign. As manning levels continue to increase for AFRC and other branches of service and the nation’s economy continues to be strong, Share Your Adventure is a vital program to help recruiters gather quality leads and assure AFRC has the manning it needs to excel in its mission to fly, fight and win.
  • Desktop Anywhere: Innovation in action

    Air Force Reserve Command is testing Desktop as a Service also known as Desktop Anywhere to help Reserve Citizen Airmen access critical applications on their personal computer (PC). Whether on a PC, Mac or Chromebook, Desktop Anywhere will provide Airmen 24/7 secure access to military applications on a user’s personal computer using the same look
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