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157th Air Refueling Wing visits Air Force Basic Military Training
December 19, 2023
Airmen listen a speech

Air Force announces FY24 Experienced Aviator Retention Incentive, Rated Officer Retention Demonstration Programs
November 30, 2023
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Air Force Recruiting Service leadership represent at AFA 2023
September 20, 2023
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Christopher Amrhein, Air Force Recruiting Service commander, and U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Rebecca Arbona, Air Force Recruiting Service senior enlisted leader, make remarks at the Air and Space Forces Association's Air, Space & Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 11, 2023.

Month of the Military Family: Husband, wife enlist, graduate Basic Military Training together
November 30, 2022
Airmen First Class Melissa McCabe and Alex Waters see each other for the first time and share a hug after completing Basic Miliary Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo)

149th Fighter Wing, 902nd Civil Engineer Squadron participate in joint exercise
September 2, 2022
The 149th Fighter Wing and the 502nd Air Base Wing's 902nd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a joint exercise

PHOTOS: Air National Guard command chief visits 149th Fighter Wing
August 29, 2022
Command Chief of the ANG visits the 149th Fighter Wing

New seals a ‘singular representation’ of Army, Air Guard
August 22, 2022
New Seals a ‘Singular Representation’ of Army, Air Guard

DAF Gaming delivers Gaming Expo, Esports Championship at FORCECON 2022
June 1, 2022
The gaming league was center stage at the inaugural FORCECON22 event at the new Tech Port Center and Arena in San Antonio May 28-29.

Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities
March 1, 2022
Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities

Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities
February 25, 2022
Military medical team supports hospital in Oklahoma City

149th Fighter Wing maintenance airman, civilian pilot earns military wings
December 8, 2021
Maintenance Airman, Civilian Pilot Earns Military Wings

Pilots leaving active duty have safe landing place in Reserve, Guard
July 21, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many airline pilots were furloughed as the industry came to a screeching halt. Now that airlines are seeking to hire hundreds of pilots, those pilots coming off active duty can continue serving in an Air Reserve Component.

Air Force Reserve, Guard ready to take force-shaping troops
February 2, 2021
Master Sgt. Christopher Resio, an Air Force Reserve in-service recruiter at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, is one of many Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard recruiters ready to help active-duty Airmen continue serving in the Air Force as force-shaping actions were made necessary by record Air Force retention levels in 2020

Air Force rolls out GO Inspire program to increase diversity, attract future leaders
January 6, 2021
Then Col. Peter Bailey, now brigadier general and current Second Air Force Air National Guard assistant to the commander, talks with students during an Aim High Outreach event at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Nov. 15, 2019. Aim High is an Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1-sponsored event that fosters youth engagement, community outreach, professional development and networking. General officers like Bailey are being asked to participate in the GO Inspire program that is designed for Air and Space Force generals to get out and engage youth and youth influencers from underrepresented groups across the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Chance Babin)

AETC general talks pilot training at Alamo ACE
November 23, 2020
Maj. Gen. John Hronek, Air National Guard assistant to the commander at Air Education and Training Command, discussed initiatives and programs AETC is implementing to transform pilot training at the Alamo Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association virtual Alamo ACE conference Nov. 19, 2020.

149th FW keeps Fighting Falcons clean and mean
August 14, 2020
An F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing, receives a jet wash at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 24.

149th Security Forces Squadron ‘Gunfighters’ conduct weapons training
August 14, 2020
Staff Sgt. Christina Richards, 149th Security Forces Squadron, Air National Guard, shoots her weapon from the prone position at a firing range at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Annex Aug. 12.

Senate confirms Loh as next Air National Guard director
July 23, 2020
U.S. Senate confirms U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Loh as the next director to lead the Air National Guard.  Loh has served nearly 30 years in the Colorado Air National Guard and has experience in various key leadership roles, such as flight, squadron and group commander as well as the Colorado National Guard assistant adjutant general and adjutant general. Loh is a command pilot with more than 3,200 flight hours, including 2,900 hours and 128 combat flight hours in the F-16A/B/C/D Fighting Falcon.

Air Force Recruiting Service solidifies Total Force partnership with Air National Guard
July 5, 2020
Air Force Recruiting Service and Air National Guard Recruiting and Retention signed a mutual support agreement that will combine resources and integrate staff to enhance marketing and advertising.

Converting active duty retirement to AFR, ANG retirement
June 17, 2020
Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members who have completed 20 years of total active federal military service (TAFMS) are eligible for immediate pay and benefits upon retirement.  However, for AFR or ANG members who further their careers in a traditional status and possibly accept a higher grade, these service members have the option to convert their active duty retirement to an AF Reserve retirement (applies to both AFR and ANG) in accordance with Title 10 USC 12731.