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Default Air Force Logo Air Force supports aeromedical evacuation after South Sudan attack
In the wake of the Dec. 21 attack on U.S. aircraft evacuating U.S. citizens from South Sudan, Air Force C-17 aircrew and medical personnel are preparing to support the aeromedical evacuation of four wounded servicemembers to a U.S. hospital.Officials with the Air Force's 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) here
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Burundi soldiers prepare to load onto a C-17 Globemaster Dec. 13, 2013 at Bujmumbura Airport, Burundi. In coordination with the French military and African Union, the U.S. military provided airlift support to transport Burundi soldiers, food and supplies in the Central African Republic. This support is aimed at enabling African forces to deploy promptly to prevent further spread of sectarian violence and restore security in CAR. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas) Mobility Airmen ready and responsive anytime, anywhere
As the death of former South African president Nelson Mandela drew the world's attention to the African continent, Mobility Airmen raced against the clock to ensure President Obama's security, communications, and mission support was in place.Within days those would become part of an international effort to help end violence in the Central African
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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force Airmen recognized as "outstanding"
18th Air Force Airmen have earned the Air Force's largest Numbered Air Force the service's prestigious Outstanding Unit Award.The AFOUA, awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force, recognizes units which have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service. Airmen assigned to the 18th Air Force from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30, 2013 are
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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force: A Decade of Change
As it has ever since its 2003 "rebirth" the 18th Air Force continues to change to meet the demands of a dynamic operational environment while staying true to the ethos of "speed, safety, and success" represented in its emblem. One of the earliest and most notable of these changes occurred on Jan. 6, 2011, when five units transferred from the 18th
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Default Air Force Logo Due to the government shutdown, this web site is not being updated.
Due to the government shutdown, this Web site is not being updated.
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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force: Perspectives on a Legacy of Excellence
Editor's note: From September 2011 until August 2012, Lt. Gen. Mark F. Ramsay served as the 18th Air Force's sixth commander after the command's reactivation on Oct. 1, 2003. His thoughts represent the latest in a series of perspectives from former 18th Air Force commanders on the 10th anniversary. What did you consider the most important impacts
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18th Air Force Shield (Color). Image provided by the Air Force Historical Research Agency. In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander. The image is 6x6 inches @ 300 ppi. The New 18th Air Force: Humble beginnings, Global Mission
Author's Note: This story is the second in a series of three detailing the history of the 18th Air Force.   After an absence of more than four decades, the 18th Air Force was reborn on Oct. 1, 2003, the first major revision to Air Mobility Command's organizational structure in more than a decade.    While the Air Force of the 21st century
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A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a B-52 Stratofortress July 13 over the Pacific Ocean during Talisman Saber 09, a U.S. Pacific Command-directed, bilateral command post and field-training exercise designed to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian forces..  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Bush) Mobility Airman support massive U.S.-Australian exercise
Mobility Airmen, including C-17 and KC-135 aircrews from across the U.S., will join more than 28,000 of their fellow Airmen, Soldiers, and Sailors, and Australian counterparts in northern Australia for Exercise Talisman Saber 2013.  Talisman Saber is a biennial training activity jointly sponsored by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint
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SCOTT AFB, Ill. - Brig. Gen. Larry Martin, Deputy Commander of the 618th Air
and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), right, briefs
Lt. Gen. William H. Etter, Commander, Continental U.S. North American
Aerospace Defense Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern),
center, and Lt. Gen. Darren McDew, Commander, 18th Air Force, here May 13.
Gen. Etter met with Mobility Airmen and leaders during his visit, expressing
appreciation for their support of his command’s role as the air component of
U.S. Northern Command. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Mauri Slater)
Key mission partner thanks mobility Airmen
18th Air Force and 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) Airmen hosted a key mission partner here May 13. Lt. Gen. William H. Etter, Commander, Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), met with Airmen and leaders of both organizations during his one-day
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Airman from the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron and Air Mobility Command work together to load pallets of non-lethal aid on to a C-17 aircraft at an undisclosed base in Southwest Asia Apr 30, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. George Thompson) In midst of Syrian crisis, Mobility Airmen deliver aid
Mobility Airmen delivered the first shipment of nonlethal U.S. aid to the armed Syrian opposition April 30. The shipment, transported by a regionally-based C-17 Globemaster III crew from the 385th Air Expeditionary Group, delivered approximately 43 tons of halal meals and medical supplies, and served as the initial response to the President's
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