News Stories

  • 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 National Defense Strategy and Department of Air Force leaders.
  • 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 summer as the first cadet to play at the MLB level. He
  • 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 Patrol, the Department of State and UAE Immigration,
  • HQ RIO Individual Reservist Advisory Council Membership Volunteer Opportunity

    An opportunity exists for a select group of Individual Reservists (IR) (to include Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA), Mobilization Augmentees (MA), and Participating Individual Ready Reserve (PIRR) members), to join the new Headquarters Readiness and Integration (RIO) IR Advisory Council for a period of one (1) year.  **NOTE: This is a
  • URCs: The link between IMAs and their units

    Individual Mobilization Augmentees are reservists assigned to active component units. From arrival to departure, and everything in between, the Unit Reserve Coordinator is the link for the IMA between his or her assigned unit and the Air Force Reserve. URCs are active duty military or civilians who are appointed by the active-duty commander. They
  • Reserve advisors bridge gap between commands

    “I rely on my Reserve Advisors to serve as the connective tissue between the Air Force Reserve (AFR) and the Active Component. This program is instrumental in maintaining the effectiveness of the Total Force, and ensures synchronization between the two components.”- Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of Air Force Reserve Individual Mobilization
  • HQ RIO announces the 2020 IRs of the Year

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization is proud to announce the 2020 Individual Reservists of the Year awards for the NCO, senior NCO, and company grade and field grade officer categories.“The competition was extremely tough and tight,” said Krystal Q. Knight, HQ RIO first sergeant. “Those who came out on top should be extremely proud
  • HQ RIO announces Command Chief KPL and CCSB Candidate Lists

    Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for their selection to the Command E9 Key Personnel Listing and/or the Reserve Command Chief Master Sergeant Screening Board Candidate List!! Selection was based on experience, talent, and potential for increased leadership opportunities and influence. CY21 Command E9 DT KPLCMSgt Bertrand,
  • New HQ RIO website makes it easier to serve

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization launched its independent website February 26, 2020.HQ RIO’s website was previously part of Air Reserve Personnel Center’s site, but they branched out to make a resource dedicated solely to Individual Reservists, the roughly 8,000 reservists who are uniquely assigned to active component units and
  • Nominations for Outstanding IR of the Year accepted until Feb. 15

    Nomination packages for the 2020 Outstanding Individual Reservist of the Year Award are due to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment no later than Feb. 15, 2021.This award recognizes Individual Mobilization Augmentees and Participating Individual Ready Reserve members who distinguish themselves from their peers through job performance, community