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  • Navigating the retirement application process

    Retiring from the Air Force Reserve is a significant, emotional event, filled with anticipation and uncertainty. Because Airmen only retire once in their lifetime, they have no past experience to serve as a resource, and typically learn what is required as they go through the process. There are basic foundational requirements that must be met
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB). NOTE: Airmen must have at least six years in service (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) and effective 12 July 2019, no more
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center hosted the 2019 Joint Individual Ready Reserve Conference here June 13-15.The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary
  • Colonel Kelli Smiley becomes HQ ARPC's 36th commander

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kelli B. Smiley assumed command of Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center during a ceremony here, June 11. She is the newest leader and 36th commander of the organization responsible for executing personnel policy and programs for the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard.Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force
  • 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
  • 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
  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • May newsletter for Individual Reservists now available

    The May 2019 edition of the Readiness Report newsletter for Individual Reservists is now available for digital download.The Readiness Report is the official publication of Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization and is published monthly to deliver news and information to Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees
  • Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on her tenure as Air Force secretary

    She praised the skill and dedication of Airmen while comparing lessons learned from gardening as a corollary for the qualities that make for good leaders and an effective Air Force secretary. You need a plan, she said; you need friends to help, meaning allies, and “as long as it’s safe, let people tinker with the tools.”
  • CY19 Air Force Reserve Promotion Announcement: Major

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center officials announced results for the Calendar Year 2019 Air Force Reserve Line and Non Line Major Promotion Selection Boards today. The boards selected more than 900 Citizen Airmen for promotion.The selection boards convened at HQ ARPC January 28-February 1, 2019, to determine those officers best qualified


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During the commander’s call today, Brig. Gen. Ellen Moore signed the 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Proclamation as deceleration that we at HQ ARPC strongly support the robust efforts that have been and will continue to be made to care for victims. Sexual assault continues to be the most under reported violent crime in our society. As SAAPM commences, we encourage all service members to participate in prevention activities and renew your pledge to fight against sexual assault. Together we can work to further reduce, with the goal to eliminate, sexual assault from the armed forces.
Check us out in the latest edition of Citizen Airman Magazine!
“The Air Force Reserve improved our overall readiness during the past year," said Scobee. “We are better prepared at the unit level and our individual readiness has increased.” Click the link to read more!
In a Presidential Nomination Announcement today, the Air Force's top nuclear commander, Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander of U.S. Strategic Command, was nominated to become the next Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, Gen. Hyten will be a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer.
Are you a Reserve officer looking for academic opportunities to advance your career? Check out CY19B RSSB details and the invitation to apply. Deadline to apply is mid June so don't delay.
*HOT* CY20 EDEB Application Deadline Extended The CY20 Air Force Reserve Enlisted Developmental Education Board’s (EDEB) suspense/deadline has been extended from 8 Apr 2019 to Sunday, 14 April due to system issues. The EDEB board is still scheduled to convene 14-18 May 2019 at the Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, CO. We assure you that we will work through all applications that are in coordination and help facilitate the routing process. Questions about this message or about the EDEB process can be directly addressed by emailing (arpc.dpaf.edeb@us.af.mil) or by calling ARPC Developmental Education Team at DSN: 847-3818 COMM: 720-847-3818.
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, approved these changes during a Human Capital Management Leadership Team briefing, Jan. 28. Click the link to read more!
Today is Gold Star Spouses Day, a time to honor the husbands and wives of fallen service members who keep their loved ones’ memories alive. We are grateful for their service and sacrifice. #GoldStarSpousesDay #HonorTheFallen
As of March 1, we were processing applications for retirees turning 60 that month, and have continued processing the current month’s workload into April. Click the link to read more!
We are proud of your service and assure you that you will always be apart of the HQ ARPC family. We wish you and your family good luck, God speed and success in your future endeavors.
Our very own Senior Master Sgt. Jessica James, superintendent of the assignments division, was named the Air Force Reserve Command Outstanding Airman of the Year Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year! James will now compete as the Major Command winner at the Air Force level. This is a huge accomplishment as winning this award is highly competitive. We at HQ ARPC wish her all the best in this next round of competition. Go, Senior Master Sgt. James, go! Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee AFRC Command Chief Master Sergeant
Attention Air Force Reserve Command Enlisted Members. Applications for the Air Force Reserve Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB) are due Monday 8 April by 1630 MT. To apply, log into the myPers vPC Dashboard, and the EDEB application titled, “EDEB Invitation to Apply,” will be accessible under the "Developmental Education" heading. For more information, call the Total Force Service Center at 1-800-525-0102 or DSN 665-0102. Questions specific to the EDEB process can also be directed to arpc.dpaf.edeb@us.af.mil.
Join Us - myPers is Going Mobile Webcast - 3 April 2019 AFPC is hosting a myPers is Going Mobile webcast on 3 April 2019 (Wednesday) at 0830 (Central Time), 0930 (Eastern Time). Thousands can join us on “Facebook Live” or 250 connections on Defense Collaboration Services (DCS). Information will be provided on: • Why Go Mobile • Benefits of Mobile • What Mobile myPers Can and Can’t Do • Mobile Login Tips and Tricks • Open for Live Question & Answer Session Facebook Live Link: https://www.facebook.com/AirForcePersonnelCenter/ DCS Webcast Link: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/myPers Login Instructions Copy/paste link into Google Chrome. Selecting "reload/refresh" button a second or third time is very helpful (round circle button in upper left screen). Switch to "another browser" if needed (Edge/IE/Firebox). Use EMAIL CAC certificate to authenticate and login as a "listener." Sign in 15 minutes early to establish PC connection and sound check.
Congratulations to HQ ARPC's own SMSgt Jessica James.
Today, we recognize the more than 2.7 million men and women who served during the Vietnam War. Thank a Vietnam veteran today.
Look who stopped by today!
 Thank you Daniel Riley (Rep. Jason Crow staffer) for taking some time to learn about what we do here at HQ ARPC.
Did you know . . . that we can travel directly to you and provide in-house training on topics relevant to Airmen at all stages of their careers? If you need the ARPC form 89, take a look at the first comment! - - - - - - - Air Force Reserve Air National Guard
“Once we got home, my daughter sat down with me and told me in no uncertain terms that I needed to get help,” Corvi… https://t.co/3EpkayfkES
Congratulations to the 945 Captains that were selected for promotion to the rank of Major! https://t.co/7qvHMOoyt3
Congratulations to the 945 Captains that were selected for promotion to the rank of Major! https://t.co/rwMSCtRDCA
AROWS-R unavailable from 31 May 19 – 15 Jun 19 https://t.co/XS0iHqFZkt
If you are planning to transfer your G.I. Bill benefits, read this to ensure the new law will not affect this actio… https://t.co/uZKBl7Dp0j
Next week is the deadline to submit development plans for three upcoming development team boards. Enlisted Fuels… https://t.co/KUmo7z0QTv
Today Brig Gen Moore and HQ ARPC leadership hosted Daniel Bishop, the Executive Director, Air National Guard, Natio… https://t.co/RgU3TYM8gP
Air Force introduces Two-Line Promotion Recommendation Forms for offic https://t.co/d2rgZo0YMr
Thank you for all that you do! 🇺🇸 https://t.co/KT2MEovpHY
The Air Force is transitioning to a new Two-Line Promotion Recommendation Form (PRF), for officers effective Septem… https://t.co/zfKhpTFDUj
Today Brig Gen Moore and HQ ARPC leadership hosted Lt Gen Rice, Director, Air National Guard. During his visit, Lt… https://t.co/1OCRzGCHVu
“What we are concerned about, the command chief and I, is making sure we are retaining the investments that we’ve m… https://t.co/t8kqZO7QDj
“We can be viewed as a one stop shop for reservists and their families,” said Marty Cook, a PHAP outreach specialis… https://t.co/uB5Vkr5FRe
We released a web-based application April 29th enabling retired Guard and Reserve Airmen to more easily apply for r… https://t.co/UbsbU7uWk9
Residents of privatized housing on Air Force bases now have a 24/7 toll-free helpline to better assist with any hou… https://t.co/tDmB8N5uj8