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A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D. receives fuel from a 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. during Polar Roar, a strategic deterrence exercise, in the skies near the North Pole, July 31. The B-52 received 70 thousand pounds of fuel from the KC-10 during the refueling. Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar
Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice.Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016.Through
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NATO service members prepare for a jump exchange prior to Saber Junction 16, April 5, 2016, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. The exercise involved the 173rd Airborne Brigade and 16 allied and European nations conducting land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell/Released) Air Force, Army units collaborate to enhance interoperability
Representatives from Air Mobility Command, 18th Air Force, 18th Airborne Corps, 82nd Airborne Division and U.S. Transportation Command came together for a Joint Forcible Entry Readiness Symposium at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, July 19 – 22.
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Captain Scott Levin, 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., pilot, prepares a C-17 on the runway during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 20, 2016. Red Flag is a realistic combat exercise involving multiple military branches conducting training operations on the 15,000 square mile Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) C-17 gains valuable training at Red Flag 16-3
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.- Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the United States Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.
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U.S. Army members from the 82nd Airborne Division load onto a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, W.A., during Battalion Mass-Tactical week at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., July 12, 2016. During mass-tactical week the Army and Air Force units work together to improve interoperability for worldwide crisis, contingency and humanitarian operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sandra Welch) AMC remains committed to U.S. Army’s airborne mission
Air Mobility Command aircrews participated in the 82nd Airborne Division’s Battalion Mass Tactical Week at Fort Bragg, North Carolina July 11-15, 2016.
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JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 11, 2016) A KC-135 crew from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., completes an aerial refueling of a Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet July 11, 2016 in support of Rim of the Pacific 2016.  Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Grady Epperly) KC-135 refuels RCAF CF-18 during Rim of the Pacific exercise

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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force supports GRF in Exercise Swift Response
Air Force airlifters and refuelers from 13 U.S. and international bases will come together to support more than 5,000 U.S. Army Soldiers and allied forces in Europe during Exercise Swift Response May 27 – June 26.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, 18th Air Force commander, speaks to a group of Airmen May 24, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Cox spoke at an All Call where he provided updates about preparing for tomorrow’s rapid global mobility and the future of the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Kevin Sommer-Giron) 18 AF commander stresses innovation, Total Force integration during visit to Little Rock AFB
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, 18th Air Force commander, visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Home of Combat Airlift, May 23 - 24, 2016, for the first time since taking command of Air Mobility Command's only numbered air force in October.The general visited the Walters Community Support Center and met with the supporting agencies that help Airmen
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Senior Airman Gerald Styles, 921st Contingency Response Squadron sniper, looks through the scope of an M-107 sniper rifle during a missile convoy attack scenario for exercise Road Warrior at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., May 3, 2016. The 621st CRW Airmen played the opposing force for the Global Strike Command exercise, which evaluates tactics, techniques, and procedures used to secure nuclear–capable weapons and critical intercontinental ballistic missile components during convoy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Hicks/Released) Contingency response wing takes on Road Warrior exercise
As UH-1N Huey helicopters circle overhead patrolling the area in support of convoy operations, Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing use the terrain as camouflage in preparation for an ambush to try and take a high-value asset.The 621st CRW played the opposing force, where they acted as the enemy, for Road Warrior, a convoy security
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Default Air Force Logo AMC commander releases Rapid Global Mobility Vision
In order to establish a common understanding of mobility's direction to 2035, the Air Mobility Command commander recently released his Rapid Global Mobility Vision."This vision is essential to mobility Airmen as it is the framework and foundation guiding us into the future," said Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, the AMC commander. "It builds on our
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Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group prepare equipment to be joint inspected before being loaded on a C-17 Globemaster lll aircraft before departing Travis Air Force Base, Calif., to support earthquake response efforts in Ecuador, April 21, 2016. The 621st Contingency Response Wing is providing an assessment team that includes subject matter liaisons in the realms of aerial port operations, cargo movement, material handling equipment, and communications. The 621st CRW maintains a ready corps of light, lean and agile mobility support forces able to respond as directed in order to meet combatant command requirements for humanitarian aid operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Hicks/Released) 621st CRW Airmen rapidly respond after earthquake in Ecuador
The United States, in coordination with the Ecuadorian government, deployed eight Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing to Ecuador to support ongoing international relief efforts for victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the South American country April 16.U.S. Southern Command requested the airfield assessment
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