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Aircrew members and two Dutch air traffic controllers pose for a photo, Nov. 14, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The Dutchmen visited McConnell to familiarize themselves with air refueling and other aircraft maneuvers in order to improve communication and better assist U.S. forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class David Bernal Del Agua) Dutch air traffic controllers visit AF base
Dutch air traffic controllers visited McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Nov. 13-14, to observe take-offs, landings, and air refueling missions to improve service to U.S. aircrews.The visit helped the controllers gain a better understanding of air refueling missions. This will allow them to provide better communication between aircrews and Dutch
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2014
Members of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines board a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Roberts International Airport, Republic of Liberia, during Operation UNITED ASSISTANCE, Nov. 13, 2014. The service members took part in OUA, a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez/RELEASED) JTF-PO leaves Liberia
After almost two months of supporting Operation UNITED ASSISTANCE, approximately 45 Airmen and Soldiers of the Joint Task Force-Port Opening left Liberia along with members of the Navy and Marines in a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, Nov. 13.Approximately 10 air mobility specialist U.S. Army Soldiers of the 688th Rapid Port Opening Element
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U.S. Air Force Capts. Vincent Levraea (left) and Jason Steinlicht, both pilots from the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, conduct pre-flight checklists at Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 4, 2014. The pilots are preparing to fly a sortie into Monrovia, Liberia, to deliver more than 8 tons of humanitarian aid and military supplies in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Maj. Dale Greer) Dyess Airmen join forces with Kentucky Air Guard in Senegal, establish airlift squadron for Ebola response
More than 35 Airmen and two C-130 aircraft from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrived here this week to establish the 787th Air Expeditionary Squadron and fly humanitarian cargo into Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance, the mission to fight Ebola in West Africa.The Dyess Airmen, all from the 317th Airlift Group and 7th Bomb Wing, joined
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ROBERTS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Republic of Liberia - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Arroyo, an aircraft maintainer part of the Joint Task Force-Port Opening team of the 621st Contingency Response Wing assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., marshals in a Globemaster III C-17 during Operation UNITED ASSISTANCE here, October 20, 2014. The 621 CRW is working in support of the USAID-led interagency team and the international community to provide effective and efficient delivery of assistance to the Government of Liberia to end the EVD outbreak. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez/RELEASED) At any moment's notice, the CRW answers the call
The 621st Contingency Response Wing is known for being ready to deploy within a 12 hour notice. But on Sept. 16, the Air Force's requirement was much quicker.A rapid-response team of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army air and surface mobility specialists deployed to Liberia as a Joint Task Force-Port Opening team in support of Operation UNITIED
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Staff Sgt. Joshua Hood marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker for takeoff during exercise Vigilant Shield 15 at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oct. 23, 2014. The Vigilant Shield field training exercise is a bi-national NORAD Command exercise which provides realistic training and practice for American and Canadian forces in support of respective national strategy for North America’s defense. NORAD ensures U.S. and Canadian air sovereignty through a network of alert fighters, tankers, airborne early warning aircraft, and ground-based air defense assets cued by interagency and defense surveillance radars. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colby L. Hardin/Released) McConnell crews, aircraft participate in Exercise Vigilant Shield
Airmen from bases across the U.S. joined forces with multiple units from the Royal Canadian Air Force for Vigilant Shield 2015 training exercise, at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oct. 20 through Oct. 28.McConnell Air Force Base's role was to lead the tanker unit, and provide aerial refueling to the contingent aircraft that
0 11/04
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A C-130J Super Hercules departs from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014. More than 35 Airmen and two C-130Js from the 317th Airlift Group and 7th Bomb Wing deployed to an air base in Western Europe, where they will provide tactical airlift support for Operation United Assistance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kedesha Pennant/Released) Dyess Airmen deploy in support of OUA
More than 35 Airmen and two C-130Js from the 317th Airlift Group and 7th Bomb Wing deployed Oct. 29, 2014, to an air base in Western Europe, where they will provide tactical airlift support for Operation United Assistance.During their deployment, Dyess Airmen will be tasked with moving supplies, medical equipment and other materials as part of a
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ROBERTS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Republic of Liberia - Tech. Sgt. Arthur Dennis, 621st Contingency Response Wing security forces member, carries a surveillance camera to be installed during Operation UNITED ASSISTANCE here, Oct 13, 2014. The cameras will help secure the airfield and DoD assets during OUA. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez/RELEASED) 621 CRW Airmen arrive in Liberia to support JTF-PO, Ebola outbreak humanitarian operations
Approximately 22 additional U.S. Air Force members arrived here Oct. 13, as part of the Joint Task Force-Port Opening team in support of Operation UNITIED ASSISTANCE, a comprehensive U.S. effort to work with the World Health Organization and other international partners to help the Governments of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone respond and
0 10/25
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Default Air Force Logo AF adjusts enlisted retention results
Air Force officials announced an adjustment to the Junior Enlisted Retention Board which convened in June at the Air Force Personnel Center.Fifty Airmen who were not selected for retention during the FY14 force management ERB were offered the opportunity to remain on active duty following identification of an issue in the eligibility of Airmen
0 10/24
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Default Air Force Logo 437th AW supports Operation United Assistance
As the world watches the Ebola epidemic unfold, Airmen from the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., are in the thick of the fight.Aircrews from the 14th Airlift Squadron and 17th Airlift Squadron were two of the first five crews from Joint Base Charleston that went to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance. The other three
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Airmen from the 9th Airlift Squadron and 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron with Marines from the Marine Expeditionary Brigade load vehicles into a C-5M Super Galaxy Oct. 6, 2014, at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Airmen and Marines loaded more than 266,000 pounds of cargo onto the C-5M as part of retrograde operations in Afghanistan. During this mission, the crew reached more than 11 million pounds of cargo transported in a 50-day period. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) 18th AF goes big on retrograde operations
As part of the continuing retrograde operations in Afghanistan, 18th Air Force has begun using C-5M Super Galaxies to move equipment out of the war zone.The C-5M is a strategic airlifter that is not typically used in a tactical role.The use of the C-5M in Afghanistan is an innovative use of a non-traditional tool to solve what is really a
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