• Reserve Citizen Airman helms Texas county

    Orange County, in Southeast Texas on the border with Louisiana and just 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, is home to more than 80,000 Texans and led by Air Force Reserve Major S. Brint Carlton.Carlton was elected to the county’s top position in 2014 and has used the experience and leadership he

  • AF reservist leads with core values

    Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization Augmentee Maj. William Barnes uses the core values and leadership training on- and off-duty.

  • Editorial | Don't limit yourself

    "A limit on what you WILL do puts a limit on what you CAN do.”  - Anonymous As you may have heard, I am headed back to the Pentagon to serve as the Deputy Director for Reserve Personnel (AF/REP).  As I head east, I’m  pleased to report that the reins of HQ RIO will be placed in the capable hands of

  • Headquarters RIO to see command change

    The leadership of the Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization will change hands following Col. Christopher E. Cronce’s move to the Pentagon, where he is now the Deputy Director for Reserve Personnel.Cronce hands the reins of leadership to Col. Carolyn A. Stickell,

  • My four tenets of leadership

    Over the last 29 years, I have read a lot of books and blogs. I have served with and spent time with great leaders from all services and the interagency. Most of all, I have spent a lot of time at the school of hard knocks.Now, as a brigadier general, I have boiled these experiences down to four