Tell me about the pros and cons of the Air Force Reserves? I have a friend who just finished Basic and tech training. He is an E3 and is in the Security Forces. A little background on me- I'm 25 I work in Law Enforcement my wife is 100% supportive parents thats another story they are worried I may be deployed which may be true but many serve away from home for long periods of time. I am told it is getting better in Iraq? I just heard this from officers who have returned. They tell me its more training and cleaning up and helping them establish a government more than warefare. They do have the occasional threats. Correct me politely if i'm wrong at all as this is what I have been told. I am asking those of you who serve to let me know what its like in the Air Force. I want to be Security Forces or Intelligence. That will give me a good background toward the Federal Government which is my goal in the civilian world. Any advice would be highly appreciated. The military will help me serve my country and help me advance in school and my civilian job as well. It will benifit my family as well. I just need advice as to which branch to join. I am told the Air Force treats their reserves the best. Help me please.