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  • Great Shake Out - Drop, Cover, Hold On!

    International ShakeOut Day is Thursday of October 15. While COVID-19 may have brought challenges, one thing we can count on is ShakeOut is still happening!The Travis Air Force Base #ShakeOut drill will start at 10:15 and end at 10:20. Remember to Drop! Cover! and Hold On!. It's actually a good idea to practice earthquake safety in different
  • 349th Air Mobility Wing Second Quarter Awards announced

    349AMW 2020 Second Quarter Awards. Hosted by Col. Lee Merkle and CMSgt. Jimmy Burmeister. Congratulations to all nominees and winners! #ReserveReady
  • Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting

    Watch live at 10 a.m. EDT Sept. 24, 2020, when Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López host a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to provide service members, their families and DOD civilians an opportunity to ask questions on the department’s COVID-19 response and diversity and inclusion. #ReserveReady
  • 349th AMW welcomes new Mission Support Group commander

    Col. Lee E. Merkle, 349th Air Mobility Wing commander, presides over the assumption of command ceremony for the new 349th Mission Support Group commander, Lt. Col. Gia M. Wilson-Mackey on Sept. 12, 2020 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The ceremony was also broadcasted live on Facebook. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jose Aquilizan)
  • Team Travis, 349th Air Mobility Wing welcomes new Honor Guard graduate

    Col. Jacquelyn L. Marty, Vice Commander, 349th Air Mobility Wing, was on hand to congratulate Tech. Sgt. James Mauhay, 82nd Aerial Port Squadron, who is the newest member of the United States Air Force Base Honor Guard. Tech. Sgt. Mauhay completed training in basic protocol, honors, and ceremonies course September 14-17, 2020, Travis Air Force
  • Brown and Bass discuss PT tests, empowering Airmen and leading during pandemic

    In addition to the discussion of fitness and testing, the session also touched on issues ranging from the force’s resilience and mental health, to how the Air Force will cope with budget uncertainty this fall and winter, diversity, and how to reshape the service to confront peer adversaries, among others. #ReserveResilient #ReserveReform #ReserveReady
  • Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral

    In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued on August 8, 2020 and guidance followed by Internal Revenue Service on August 28, 2020, to temporarily defer Social Security tax withholdings through the end of the 2020 calendar year. #ReserveReady
  • ID card updates

    DEERS policy has granted an extension DoD wide to honor all expired Retired/Dependent ID’s that have expired as of Jan 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 (expired cards prior to Jan 1, 2020 must be processed new). #ReserveReady