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  • 2011 4th Air Force Senior Leader's Conference begins

    The 2011 Fourth Air Force Senior Leader's conference began today as senior leaders from across the numbered Air Force gathered at the Mission Inn in downtown Riverside.The annual two-day conference is held to provide 4th Air Force leaders with current information and to raise awareness of issues affecting various numbered Air Force
  • Chaplain Hagan Retires

    Chaplain (Col.) Raymond L. Hagan, 4th Air Force Senior Staff Chaplain, was honored at a retirement ceremony here Saturday, July 9.Hagan retired after serving for more than 24 years in the active duty Air Force and Air Force Reserve.Hagan entered the Air Force in 1987, receiving a direct commission as a chaplain.  During his career, he has flown
  • Secretary of Defense says 'thank you' to Total Force Airmen at Seymour Johnson

    With two months left as the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates spent quality time with active duty and Reserve Airmen at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base earlier this morning.This is the first time that the secretary has visited this eastern North Carolina wing since he took office in December 2006. He presented the Bronze Star to a Senior
  • Reserve KC-135 crew first to refuel F-35

    The 916th Air Refueling Wing here scored another first when they refueled an F-35 Lightning II over California recently. A flight and maintenance crew from the 911th Air Refueling Squadron deployed to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., became the first wing in Air Force Reserve Command and Air Mobility Command to refuel the F-35, the Air Force's
  • Farewell to Chief Thornton

    Several members 4th Air Force, including members of the March Air Reserve Base community as well as Command Chief Master Sergeants from several 4th Air Force units were on hand to bid farewell to Chief Master Sergeant Patricia A. Thornton as she departs from her position as Command Chief Master Sergeant of 4th Air Force.Chief Thornton has served as
  • 445th reservist awarded Bronze Star at commander's call

    Col. Stephen Goeman, 445th Airlift Wing commander, pins the Bronze Star on Tech. Sergeant Jason Hutchison, 445th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, during the April 3 unit training assembly. Sergeant Hutchison was awarded the Bronze Star while he was serving in the Army and was assigned as a platoon sergeant, First Platoon, 342nd Military Police
  • AFRC commander makes 'heartwarming' return to Grissom

    Home is where the heart is, and for the Chief of the Air Force Reserve, a quick stop a Grissom was, in a way, a homecoming. "It's been really heartwarming coming back here to Grissom," said Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner, Jr., Air Force Reserve Command commander, who was on a tour of AFRC installations in the Midwest. "You're the heartland of America,
  • 434th ARW chaplain tops in AFRC

    Glorifying God, serving Airmen, pursuing excellence aren't just ordinary words; they are the chaplain corps vision statement and job description for every chaplain in the Air Force.Chaplain (Maj.) Obadiah Smith, Jr., 434th Air Refueling Wing chaplain, was selected as Air Force Reserve Command Chaplain of the Year for 2010."It hasn't even sunk in
  • General Stenner visits 932nd AW reservists

    Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner, Jr., commander of U.S. Air Force Reserve Command, shakes hands with Tech. Sgt. Shannon Cook, before having breakfast with a small group of 932nd Airlift Wing reservists. During his visit, General Stenner met with 932nd AW leadership and held at town hall meeting for reservists at the Scott Air Force Base theater. (U.S.
  • 4th Air Force Vice-Commander participates in "Salute to Veterans" parade

    Brig. Gen. Pamela Milligan, Vice-Commander, 4th Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, March Air Reserve Base, Calif., rode in the 6th annual "Salute to Veterans Parade" in downtown Riverside, Calif., April 16, 2011. General Milligan also served as a member of the reviewing party during the 132-unit parade, which was themed "Honoring Those Who Have