News Stories

  • HQ RIO Introduces New Commander

    Col Nathan “N8” Day officially took command of Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization (HQ RIO), at Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado, Sep 29, 2023. Col Day was the former Deputy Commander at the 445th Airlift Wing at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio.Col Day has had a variety of assignments

  • IMA Airman recognized as community leader

     An Airman assigned as an individual mobilization augmentee (IMA) to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Investigations, Collections and Operations Nexus (ICON) Center, was recently recognized for his hard work and dedication to the veteran community in his local area.Special Agent

  • Det 3 IMA represents HQ RIO at 2023 Women’s Leadership Symposium

    Senior Master Sgt. Vanessa Dominguez, an IMA assigned to Det 3, represented HQ RIO at the 2023 Joint Women's Leadership Symposium last month in San Diego, California.She had the opportunity to advocate for the HQ RIO IMA mission set with Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, JoAnne S. Bass.The JWLS is

  • HQ RIO announces IR of the Year 2022

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization is proud to announce the 2022 Individual Reservists of the Year awards for the NCO, senior NCO, and company grade and field grade officer categories.Individual Reservists from each detachment are nominated for this prestigious award annually. Each

  • Nominations for Outstanding IR of the Year accepted until March 17

    INDIVIDUAL RESERVIST OF THE YEAR AWARD GUIDANCEfor award year 2022 (1 Jan -31 Dec 22)  Eligibility: All Individual Reservists are eligible if they meet the following requirements: Nominee must not have had an unfavorable information file (UIF) or control roster action during the award period for

  • HQ RIO/ARPC leadership plan det visits to talk digital transformation

    HQ AF/A1 is in the process of transitioning all personnel systems currently located on the myPers website onto the myFSS and myVector platforms. This Digital Transformation Initiative directly impacts how we serve Airmen and, as such, it is the number one priority for ARPC and HQ RIO.The Air Force

  • HQ RIO announces IR of the Year 2021

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization is proud to announce the 2021 Individual Reservists of the Year awards for the Airman, NCO, senior NCO, and company grade and field grade officer categories.Every year, Individual Reservists around the world are nominated for this prestigious award

  • IMA working group progressing in Phase II of comprehensive study

    Air Force Reserve Command’s Individual Mobilization Augmentee Strategic Review Team is progressing through Phase II of its thorough review of the IMA program to ensure the command’s 7,500 Individual Reservists receive proper administrative control and support to meet guidance established by the

  • IMA, USAFA grad first to play MLB

    Capt. Griffin Jax put his baseball dream on hold when he joined the Air Force, but the flexibility of being an Individual Mobilization Augmentee has allowed him to take the mound again … and this time, he’s playing for a Major League Baseball team.Jax made Air Force Academy history earlier this

  • Multilingual AF members assist team in transitioning Afghanistan evacuees

    When Abu Dhabi agreed to receive and host evacuees from Afghanistan in August, U.S. military service members were eager to support the mission in any way possible.A team of Airmen from Al Dhafra Air Base had just the skills to be able to assist the U.S. Embassy personnel, U.S. Customs and Border