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  • Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day not only marks the transition from Spring to Summer, but it is a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country.It is a time-honored practice in our great Nation marked by celebrations, remembrance ceremonies, parades, picnics and family gatherings across the country.This year’s celebrations will look different in
  • 'Duck and cover' takes on new meaning during COVID-19

    Unless working actively in the medical squadron, most members of the 931st Air Refueling Wing at McConnell are not in the habit of daily wearing a protective face mask or covering unless it was time to don full Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear. This all changed last month with Department of Defense guidance implementing the wear of a face during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guidance was part of an effort to slow the spread in locations where Airmen and Civilians are unable to maintain a distance of six feet apart from each other in their work stations.
  • Information overload – protect yourself

    During the COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s vital to keep the public informed and to help prepare people, thereby lessening the chance for mass panic. Unfortunately, information being passed through the internet and social media can do the exact opposite and lead to more panic. Whether it be the spread of disinformation or malicious attempts to gain
  • Deployment Q&A’s

    1. Q: Are all deployments cancelled for the Air Force Reserve?A: Deployments are not cancelled, but the Secretary of Defense has ordered a stop movement for all OCONUS deployments with exceptions. Airmen will start deployment orders in accordance with their AF 938. Airmen are still required to complete pre-deployment training and should confirm
  • Fitness Testing During COVID-19

    Fitness Testing will resume on 1 June 2020 unless further guidance is published.
  • Telework options and guidelines for the Air Force Reserve civilians

    As COVID-19 response and mitigation drives work force decisions, Air Force Reserve leadership is getting information out as quickly as possible to its supervisors and employees on civilian telework guidance. Telework is an option commanders may consider when making work force decisions in the current emerging environment. This article serves solely as a resource when considering telework, should the need arise.
  • COVID-19 message from Lt. Gen. Scobee

    Heroes,Our guidance surrounding COVID-19 is consistently evolving, which means providing precise and detailed planning is difficult. Yet we must prioritize communicating across the command and throughout the Air Force. My number one priority is to take care of Airmen and their families while allowing commanders to command. AFRC will provide Wing
  • Reserve Chief Testifies Before House and Senate

    In back to back hearings, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense March 2-3.Scobee was joined for both hearings by his counterparts: Gen.
  • 931st Mission Support Group director sees future

    The transition of the 931st Air Refueling Wing from a group to wing has been accompanied by several changes including the creation of new organizations such as the 924th and 905th Air Refueling Squadron. One of the last pieces of the puzzle will soon be the creation of the 931st Mission Support Group.
  • Air Force Reserve Command to align with Total Force budget decisions

    Air Force Reserve Command leaders are taking steps, along with other major commands, to address changes to Total Force fleets in the Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Presidential Budget released today.
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