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The United States Air Force Reserve's 72nd Birthday

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The United States Air Force Reserve was formed on April 14,1948, as an available force to serve during wartime. Currently, the Air Force Reserve has approximately 69,200 members serving in 35 wings across the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Taylor D. Slater)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- The United States Air Force Reserve was formed on April 14,1948, as an available force to serve during wartime. Currently, the Air Force Reserve has approximately 69,200 members serving in 35 wings across the Air Force.