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Firefighters and medical personnel standby to assist in the transport of a patient during an aeromedical evacuation mission on August 9, 2015 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The personnel assisting in the mission were from the 86th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kaiserslautern Military Community Fire Emergency Services and personnel from the 10th Aeromedical Evacuation Operations Team and 455th Critical Care Air Transport Team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka) AE team provides critical support after Kabul attacks
Approximately 25 personnel came together here on a real world aeromedical evacuation mission Aug. 9 to save the lives of service members injured after recent attacks in Kabul.The medical professionals were a collection of KMC Fire Emergency Services, Aeromedical Evacuation and Critical Care Air Transport Team personnel who assisted with medical
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Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, passes Air Mobility Command’s guidon to Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II during the AMC’s change of command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, August 11, 2015. Everhart is the 12th commander of AMC since its activation June 1, 1992. Everhart was previously the 18th Air Force Commander here. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Jake Eckhardt) AMC welcomes a new commander
Air Mobility Command welcomed its 12th commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, August 11.Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II took command of AMC from Gen. Darren W. McDew during a ceremony officiated by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III.Welsh opened the ceremony by speaking about AMC's accomplishments since they inherited the missions of
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Carlton Everhart II, Lieutenant General, USAF, Commander Letter to Airmen: Farewell
Mobility Airmen,It was just over a year ago I assumed command of 18th Air Force, and it has been a humbling and challenging, but also gratifying, experience. Looking back at this past year, I am thoroughly impressed and amazed by what you have been able to accomplish every day. Thank you for your continuing diligence and excellence as you carry out
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From left to right, Gen. Darren McDew, Air Mobility Command Commander, Retired Chief Master Sgt. Mike Reynolds, Airlift Tanker Association President, Retired Gen. Arthur Lichte, ATA Chairman, and Retired Col. Earl Young unveil the bust of Young as he is honored in joining the ATA Walk of Fame June 29, 2015 at Scott Air Force Base. Young was the first 18th Air Force Commander when it was first activated in 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Eikren) Air mobility pioneer honored by Airlift Tanker Association
The Airlift Tanker Association honored Col. Earl B. Young during a bust dedication ceremony at the Scott Air Force Base ATA Walk of Fame June 29, 2015.Young was the first commander of 18th Air Force and the 2014 ATA Hall of Fame inductee.In 1989 the association established their Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals and groups who have made
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From left to right, Gen. Darren McDew, Air Mobility Command Commander, Lt. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, 18th Air Force Commander, Retired Col. Earl Young, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert Rodewald, 18th Air Force Command Chief cut the ribbon of the newly renovated 18th Air Force building P-4 June 29, 2015 at Scott Air Force Base. Young was the first 18th Air Force Commander when it was first activated in 1951. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kiana Brothers) 18th AF cuts ribbon on renovated headquarters
After more than three years of renovations, Bldg. P-4, which is one of Scott's historic structures, is once again home to 18th Air Force."It was worth the wait. The Mobility Airmen of 18th Air Force now have a first class building where they will oversee contingency and humanitarian operations being executed all over the world," said Lt. Gen.
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A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender aircraft assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., prepares to take off June 15, 2015, during Exercise Northern Edge 15 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Northern Edge 15 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Thousands of participants from all the services, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from active duty, Reserve and National Guard units are involved. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson/ Released) KC-10s aid in Alaska exercise
Approximately 18 Airmen and two KC-10 Extenders from Travis Air Force Base will participate in exercise Northern Edge 2015, a joint training exercise hosted by Alaskan Command scheduled for June 15-26 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska.NE15 is one in a series of U.S. Pacific Command exercises in 2015 that prepares joint
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Default Air Force Logo Enlisted evaluation, promotion systems to use new EPR forms, forced distribution, stratification restrictions
With static closeout dates for each rank in place, the Air Force announced it will update the enlisted performance report forms and utilize new forced distribution and senior rater stratification restrictions to round out the incremental changes to enlisted evaluation and promotion systems with performance as the driving factor in promotions.For
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Senior Airman Vidarion McDaniel, a security forces airman for the 570th Global Mobility Readiness Squadron from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., waits to shoot during an attack scenario on a missile convoy while working as opposing forces against the 91st Missile Wing, assigned to Minot Air Force Base, N.D., during Operation Road Warrior at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., May 19, 2015. 
Operation Road Warrior, the largest security forces exercise conducted each year, is an Air Force Global Strike Command exercise held annually at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., which evaluates tactics, techniques, and procedures used to secure nuclear–capable weapons and critical intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) components during convoy operations and provided direct feedback to the three participating ICBM wings; the 91st Missile Wing, assigned to Minot AFB, N.D., 90th Missile Wing assigned to F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo., and 341st Missile Wing assigned to Malmstrom AFB, Mont.. (U.S. Air Force photos by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hannen)

Airmen from 621st CRW support the ICBM Enterprise
Operation Road Warrior is an Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) exercise held annually at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., the largest security forces exercise conducted each year. For this year's exercise AFGSC asked the 570th and 571st Global Mobility Readiness Squadrons (GMRS), from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., to provide 24 Security Forces Airmen
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Staff Sgt. Shawna Sims, a 92nd Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator from Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., connects with an F-22 Raptor fighter during aerial refueling on the way to exercise AMALGAM DART 15-2 at Eielson AFB, Alaska, May 27, 2015, over British Columbia, Canada. The exercise spanned two forward operating locations in Canada’s Northwest Territory, two U.S. Air Force bases in Alaska and a mobile radar site in Resolute, Nunavut, as well as, the skies over much of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton) Fairchild, McConnell tankers fuel NORAD exercise
A Tanker Task Force assembled from the 92nd and 22nd Air Refueling Wings from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, and McConnell AFB, Kansas, respectively, joined approximately 300 military personnel and 15 aircraft in exercise AMALGAM DART 15-2 May 26 through June 1.This North American Aerospace Defense Command exercise is an annual training
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“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible...”—Dwight D. Eisenhower Letter to Airmen - The Core Values
"To understand, accept, and internalize the Core Values, our people must be allowed and encouraged to engage in an extended dialogue about them and to explore the role of the values at all levels of the Air Force."                  - United States Air Force Core Values, 1 January 1997Mobility Airmen,The statement above mentions engaging in an
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