• HQ RIO Change of Command

    Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness Integration Center (HQ RIO) welcomed its new commander during a Change of Command ceremony on Buckley Space Force Base, Colo., Nov. 8, 2021. Col. Edward Segura succeeded Col. Amy Boehl, officiated by Brig. Gen. Jennie Johnson, Headquarters Air Reserve

  • 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

  • HQ RIO releases full IR survey results

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization’s vision continues to be making it easy for Individual Reservists (IRs) to serve.  In addition to the 40 plus improvements we’ve made to get after that vision, we launched an IR survey and I am grateful for the feedback we received.    How

  • A Message to the Strong

    Help:To make something more pleasant or easier to deal with; to make less severe.Help is one of the simplest words to describe or define. Why isn’t it just as easy to say? We have come to know it as a cry or last ditch effort to get us out of a life or death situation.Imagine you are in the stands

  • New memos help IRs get appointments at active-duty MTFs

    Most Individual Reservists (IRs) get great care from their active duty military treatment facilities (MTFs) and that support is vital to staying current on mandatory readiness items. However, IRs sometimes have issues getting their readiness appointments made and completed at their MTFs because that

  • “Paying” attention

    The military pay team at Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization has been taking a closer look at incoming documents for fraud, waste and abuse. Although most Airmen file their vouchers accurately and do their best to account for their expenses, HQ RIO has found a few who try to take

  • Teams-based CVR allows first All Call for HQ RIO

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization hosted its first ever All Call for Individual Reservists August 28, 2020. More than 450 Airmen from around the world attended the event, which was presented virtually.HQ RIO, based out of Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, is responsible for

  • HQ RIO Announces 2019 Individual Reservists of the Year

    The Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization announced the 2019 Individual Reservist of the Year award winners.The award program recognizes the accomplishments of the outstanding Reserve Airmen who augment Active Component and government agencies world-wide.“During

  • Reserve Airman reenlists at historic World War II Memorial

    Tech. Sgt. Alicia Lofton experienced a special opportunity for her reenlistment Jan. 23, 2020. Lofton, an individual mobilization augmentee, held her ceremony at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, west of Honolulu, Hawaii. Col. Amy Boehle, commander of Headquarters Individual Readiness and