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  • AFR Major promotion, Captain continuation boards postponed

    The Calendar Year 2021 Air Force Reserve Major Line and Nonline Promotion Board has been rescheduled for March 29, pushing it back two months from its original date of January 29. This change is due to new Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force requirements, and the time need to implement them. As a result of the changes to major promotion boards, the captain continuation boards have also been postponed and will be held immediately following the major promotion boards.
  • Nominations for Outstanding IR of the Year accepted until Feb. 15

    Nomination packages for the 2020 Outstanding Individual Reservist of the Year Award are due to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment no later than Feb. 15, 2021.This award recognizes Individual Mobilization Augmentees and Participating Individual Ready Reserve members who distinguish themselves from their peers through job performance, community
  • Air Reserve Component field orientation videos for AFR now available

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center Public Affairs has produced and published videos from the November 2020 Air Reserve Component field orientation event, which was held virtually. These videos target the Air Force Reserve force support squadrons and military personnel units, but information in several of the videos is also good for every
  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

    We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Safety is a top priority, and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
  • Transition Assistance Program changes lighten the load for IRs

    Until recently, IRs were required to complete the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) at the end of every set of orders of 180 or more days, even if they only had a one-day break in between.An update to the TAP guidance was recently published which included changes to make compliance with the program less burdensome, while still ensuring members
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel:
  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on racial disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released its report on the findings of an Air Force Inspector General independent review into racial disparity Dec. 21. The full report is available for download on AF.mil.
  • Command stands up Wingman Saves Program to promote crisis intervention

    Air Force Reserve Command is implementing the Wingman Saves program, an intervention program aimed at recognizing Reserve Citizen Airmen who take the steps necessary to identify and assist those with at-risk behaviors.
  • AFRC History Office releases 2nd edition of AFR coloring book

    The Air Force Reserve Command's Office of History and Heritage released a second edition of the AFR Coloring Book online this month. This recently released edition, created by Tech. Sgt. Katie "Kat" Justen, AFRC HO Combat & Heritage artist, captures a snapshot in time of today’s Reserve members in various mission sets, and although the book does
  • Innovative Youngstown ARS Airman assists with HQ ARPC mission

    Senior Airman Lamont Hicks, a personnel specialist assigned to DPT, has become a key member of both the evaluations and the recognitions sections since his selection for a temporary duty assignment at HQ ARPC just five months ago.
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