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  • Changes of Command Saves Time

    A double change of command happened here Oct 14 when two new lieutenant colonels took command of the 940th Air Refueling Wing Aircraft Maintenance and Maintenance Squadrons. First, Lt. Col. John Neubecker relinquished command of MXS, then turned around and took command of AMXS.“I am not going far,” said Neubecker. “I’m just going down the road. I
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019.
  • “Joker’s Wild” comes back into play

    The fourth nose art dedication was unveiled Oct. 13, 2018 at the 940th Air Refueling Wing on one of eight KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to the Reserve unit at Beale Air Force Base. Adding artwork to the front of an aircraft is a long-standing tradition, stemming back to World War I. From sharp teeth to combat cartoon characters, these paintings
  • A step-by-step on becoming an AFRC pilot

    Becoming a pilot in the Air Force Reserve can be a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity and it is available to more people than one might think. If someone has an interest in flying for the Air Force Reserve, there are more than 100 units out there looking for qualified, motivated individuals.  Current applicants include Air Force officers,
  • AFRC Mental Health Requirements Now Aligned with Active Duty

    At the end of September, the Flight and Operational Medicine Corporate Board edited the Medical Standards Directory to eliminate the differences between active duty and reserve mental health requirements.  Due to the recent change, Reserve Citizen Airmen with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Being an Informed Reserve Citizen Patient

    “Medical put me on no pay, no points status!” is a phrase I commonly hear when attempting to resolve complaints as the Inspector General at the 940th Air Refueling Wing.  For Reservists who have served our nation selflessly for two, 12, or even 18 years, “no pay, no points” seems like a phrase equal to being kicked out of the Air Force and brings
  • Scobee assumes command of AFRC

    A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee joined the Air Force in 1986. He is a command pilot with more than 3,800 flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, including 248 combat hours. Prior to his current assignment as the deputy commander of Air Force Reserve Command, he was the commander of the Air Force Reserve’s 10th
  • 9th FSS relocates operations while main chow hall undergoes renovations

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California -- With the Contrails Dining Facility under restoration, the 9th Force Support Squadron continues to operate in the Ramoneda Grill until its estimated completion in March, 2019.The 9th FSS led a smooth transition to the Ramoneda Grill without missing a single meal and allowing Airman to continue services.“The
  • 940th ARW hosts orientation flight

    940th Air Refueling Wing hosted an orientation flight for its honorary commanders.
  • CAFR discusses Reserve priorities during AFA

    The new Chief of the Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command made his first official appearance this week at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space, and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.