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  • Newcomers welcomed

    The following Airmen joined the 931st Air Refueling Group during the October Unit Training Assembly:Tech. Sgt. Kevin Schademann931st Aircraft Maintenance SquadronStaff Sgt. Khoa Nguyen931st Civil Engineer SquadronSenior Airman Allen Cooper931st Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Candice Dodds931st Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman
  • Show must go on for AMXS civilian

    If all goes well for Karen Levy, a wedding will go horribly wrong tonight. Deadly wrong. Levy, an administrative assistant for the 931st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, is director of "The Wedding Song," a murder mystery dinner theater scheduled to show at the Robert J. Dole Community Center here. Levy is part of a base theater group called the
  • Expansion plans close to final for maintenance squadron

    It's been in the works for years, but now Lt. Col. Jeff Pickard, 931st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Commander, is seeing it all come together.His squadron is expanding and is expected to more than triple in size in the next few years. Earlier this month, Colonel Pickard learned that $4 million secured by Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt for speeding
  • Airmen should have received, activated new travel cards

    The Defense Department's current Government Travel Charge Card contract with Bank of America is ending soon and all government travel cardholders have been sent new cards from Citi®, the new SmartPay® 2 vendor.The new travel cards will be ready for use on Nov. 30, after the current cards issued by Bank of America expire on Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m.
  • AFRC gives Get 1 Now major upgrade

    When the getting gets going, Reserve Airmen now get some pretty snazzy goodies. "Get 1 Now," a program that rewards Reservists for bringing people into the Air Force Reserve, has a whole new look.Picture Get 1 Now guzzling a gallon of Red Bull.Flat-screens, iPhones, XM radios, and even Bluetooth-equipped Oakleys are among the many techy toys of
  • ARPC contact center expands UTA support

    The Reserve Personnel Contact Center changes support beginning this weekend, Air Reserve Personnel Center officials here said. Starting Oct. 4, customer service counselors will be available the first three Saturdays of each month to support Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve unit training assemblies from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT. While federal
  • Benefits for Reservists When Volunteering vs. Being Mobilized: Same or Different?

    Since Operation Desert Storm, the Air Force has increasingly relied on Reserve and Guard forces to meet combatant commander requirements. Demand for forces dramatically increased after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The Air Force initially met this demand primarily through partial mobilization of forces. Although Reserve and Guard forces are still
  • Spirit Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Regina Rector

    Staff Sgt. Regina Rector is a Galax, Va., native who recently joined the Air Force Reserve after serving on active-duty for more than four years in the U.S. Army. Air Force Job: Full-time (Air Reserve Technician) Safety and Occupational Health Specialist assigned to the 931st Headquarters StaffEducation: Master of Science in Administration in