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Senior Airman Wesley Zech, a 43d Operations Support Squadron joint airdrop inspector, completes paperwork to clear heavy equipment for airdrop after an inspection at the Army’s Heavy Drop Rigging Facility here April 26. Zech worked with fellow 43d OSS inspectors to ensure more than 200 tons of cargo were ready for airdrop from Air Force C-17s and C-130s flying out of Pope Field during a large package joint training exercise April 26-30. The 43d OSS is part of the Air Force’s 43d Air Mobility Operations Group, which provides 24/7 operational and training mission support for visiting Air Mobility Command aircraft and crews, for the 82nd Airborne Division and other Army units here, and for joint special forces units at Fort Bragg. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) 43 AMOG supports back-to-back joint training exercises
Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here recently provided joint airdrop support for visiting Air Mobility Command crews and Army partners at Fort Bragg during back-to-back training exercises, held here April 27 through May 5. The exercises -- Large Package Week and Exercise Jade Helm -- gave Pope Airmen another opportunity to test their readiness in providing vital ground support for visiting Air Mobility Command aircrews from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and for conventional and special forces Army units at Fort Bragg.
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Airman 1st Class Jordan Brinkle, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, right, and Senior Airman Andrew Colson, 931st Maintenance Group crew chief inspect a hinged door on the undercarriage of a KC-135 Stratotanker, Oct. 29, 2015, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Maintenance Airmen ensure McConnell's aircraft are always ready to respond thereby enabling rapid global mobility daily. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Jenna K. Caldwell) Rapid global mobility sustains airpower 24/7, 365
At any moment, Airmen and aircraft can be tasked to deploy to support rapid global mobility operations both at home and abroad.On April 19, the 22nd Air Refueling Wing received a tasking order to prepare for a short-notice deployment in support of Operation Noble Eagle.The operation is an extensive air defense effort designed to prevent a
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Tech. Sgt. Casey Dover, 14th Airlift Squadron NCO in charge of current operations, looks out of the cargo door of a C-17 Globemaster III before a cargo drop training exercise at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 5, 2017. Loadmasters are charged with supervising the loading and unloading of cargo, vehicles and people on aircrafts. 14th Airlift Squadron conducts cargo drop training

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U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program dolphin trainers tend to their dolphins before a flight from Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., to NMMP in San Diego April 29, 2017. The dolphins are trained to find mines because of their excellent sonar and ability to perform many repeat deep water dives. (U.S. Air Force phot/Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm) Mobility Airmen transport dolphins to San Diego NMMP
Airmen from the 301st Airlift Squadron transported four Bottlenose Dolphins and their handlers from Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, to the U.S. Naval Marine Mammal Program, San Diego April 29, 2017.
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Airmen load cargo onto a C-130J Super Hercules at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 5, 2017. Deployed out of Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, this C-130J and its support personnel provide tactical airlift, including aeromedical evacuation, cargo and personnel airlift and airdrop--any intra-theater transportation needed to support a successful train, advise and assist mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Bagram Airmen get cargo, personnel where it needs to be

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Fernando Chavez, KC-10 Extender flight engineer with the 9th Air Refueling Squadron based out of Travis Air Force Base, Calif., conducts a pre-flight inspection prior to taking off from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, May 4, 2017, to support exercise Northern Edge 2017. NE17 is Alaska’s premier joint training exercise designed to practice operations, techniques and procedures as well as enhance interoperability among the services. Tankers essential to keeping NE17 aircraft flying
Exercise Northern Edge 2017 highlights the interoperability of the most advanced fighter aircrafts in the United States arsenal, the F-22 Raptor and F-35B Lightning II. These fifth generation aircraft are a sight to behold, with their sleek edges and smooth curves. One can easily get caught up in all of the glamour of these airframes. What good are these aircraft though if they have no fuel to fly?
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Maj. Kasie Gaona, Air Force Reservist, prepares a student for Aerospace Physiology refresher training using the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer May 3. By using the device, Airmen receive their five-year required physiology training in a realistic simulation, locally and without the risks associated with the hypobaric chamber. Aircrew training device saves AMC time, money
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Members of Joint Base Charleston celebrated the standup of the Total Force Aerospace and Operational Physiology Team along with the unveiling of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device and Hypoxia Familiarization Trainer during a ceremony here May 2. The ROBD is used to provide 437th and 315th Airlift Wing aircrews with
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Ian Mazerski, 321st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight commander, talks with African Partnership Flight participants during a table top workshop in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 20, 2017. The intent of APF is to build strong transparent partnerships that enhance regional stability and security through formal alliances, partnerships and simple exchanges of information. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Air advisors promote HA/DR skills at African Partnership Flight
In late April, more than 20 Airmen joined 60 counterparts from Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Niger to discuss maintenance and logistics principles when planning support for HA/DR (Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) operations.
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Airmen assigned to the 321st Air Mobility Operations Squadron, gather in their command and control center at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., during Exercise Cerberus Strike April 27, 2107. Throughout the exercise the AMOS showcased its ability to turn its command and control center to a fully functioning Air Mobility Division capable of supporting any aircrew anywhere in the world. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno) Mobility Airmen tests ability to advise, direct, project airpower
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  --  621st Contingency Response Wing exercised their ability to advise, direct and project airpower during exercise Cerberus Strike from April 14 to 30.Cerberus Strike is a contingency response-centric mobility exercise occurring in locations throughout Colorado and Kansas. The exercise gave contingency response
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zachariah Main, 19th Security Forces Fly Away Security Team (FAST) member, secures a C-130J assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., April 16, 2017, in Lima, Peru. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jael Laborn) Phoenix Ravens, FAST team aids Little Rock support of Peru humanitarian mission
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. – Phoenix Ravens and Fly Away Security Team members from the 19th Security Forces Squadron are credited for creating buffer spaces, allowing aircrew and loadmasters to offload relief supplies during an two-week mission to assist the Government of Peru following devastating floods that practically drowned the South
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