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  • HARB’s F-4 back to the paint barn

    It is that time again to give the F-4D Phantom Sentry static display sentinel jet at the Homestead Air Reserve Base front gate a refurbish. The 482nd Maintenance Squadron’s Fabrication Flight removed the F-4 from its pedestal and transported it into the paint facility on a flatbed trailer on Oct.

  • Shutterbugs capture ‘wonderful world’ in photo contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced its 2021 Air Force Photo Contest winners. The winners – first, second and third place in five categories – were among more than 950 entries submitted for the annual competition. This year’s theme was “What a Wonderful World.”

  • Reservists deliver agile airpower during Castle Forge

    A hulking C-130J Super Hercules sits on the moonlit tarmac of Larissa Air Base, Greece. A string of human figures emerges from a nearby hangar. Like ants, they make a quick procession into the back of the plane, which is already loaded with aircraft generators, tool carts and other bulky cargo.

  • HARB declares HPCON Bravo

    The 482nd Fighter Wing commander, Col. David Castaneda, has updated the guidance and policies regarding the installation’s Health Protection Condition changing from Bravo Plus to Bravo as part of Homestead Air Reserve Base’s ongoing COVID-19 mitigation efforts.Details of the new requirements for

  • Air Force Launches Updated Culture Guide App

    Airmen now have at their fingertips the opportunity to receive credit for learning about another country’s culture while simultaneously responding to the Air Force chief of staff’s action order to understand the nation’s strategic competitors.This can be achieved by accessing the latest version of

  • Detachment 1 welcomes new commander

    Florida Air National Guard Detachment 1, 125th Fighter Wing, welcomed Maj. Christopher Ball as their new commander during an assumption of command ceremony inside the detachment’s aircraft hangar October 15. Maj. Ball is a senior pilot with more than 1,300 flying hours in the T-6A, T-38C, F-15C, and

  • ARPC announces Reserve Lt. Col. promotions

    Air Reserve Personnel Center officials announced results for the Calendar Year 2021 Air Force Reserve Line and Nonline Lieutenant Colonel Promotion Selection Boards today, October 14. The boards selected more than 700 Citizen Airmen for promotion.The selection boards convened at ARPC June 7 - 23 to

  • HARB moves to HPCON Bravo Plus

    The 482nd Fighter Wing commander, Col. David Castaneda, has updated the guidance and policies regarding the installation’s Health Protection Condition changing from Charlie to Bravo Plus as part of Homestead Air Reserve Base’s ongoing COVID-19 mitigation efforts.Details of the new requirements for

  • Domestic abuse, violence victim shares her story

    (Editor’s Note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a member of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center wanted to share her experience. “I want people to know there are those who have gone through domestic violence and abuse and made it to the other side. Too often, we