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Tech. Sgt. Horacio Guzman Hernandez, 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, teaches Peruvian service members pallet build-up techniques. (Courtesy photo) 571st MSAS Airman uses Latin American ties to strengthen partnerships
Growing up on a dairy farm on the country side of Jalisco, Mexico, with little aspirations of moving to America, he knew what was needed to create a better life for himself and his family.
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2017
Air transportation specialists with the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron push a container delivery system off a 60k Tunner loader and into the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules in preparation for an air drop at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, over the weekend. Providing the fuel that keeps the fight going, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing has delivered more than 80 tons of food, water and other supplies to various supported forces throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 386 AEW deliver critical supplies to the frontlines
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- “We aim for first pass success. One pass, one drop,” said Maj. Josh Linden, the chief of tactics with the 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, as he described the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airdrop mission. The 386th AEW conducted several combat airdrop missions over the past few months, including one over the
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Senior Airman Jeffrey Jaskela, 350th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-18 Hornet, above Canada, during Red Flag-Alaska 17-2, June 12, 2017. Four McConnell aircrew took two KC-135 Stratotankers to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to provide warfighting support during the two-week exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Thornbury) KC-135s refuel international partners at Red Flag-Alaska
Four McConnell aircrews took two KC-135 Stratotankers to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to provide joint warfighting support during the two-week exercise, Red Flag-Alaska 17-2, which began June 12.The exercise puts two forces against one another; blue, the allies, versus red, the aggressors. The goal is to prepare aircrew for difficult situations
0 6/19
2017
Staff Sgt. Justin Haughn, 6th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an E-4B June 12, 2017. Travis tanker refuels Nightwatch
An E-4B from U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command conducted aerial refueling training June 12, 2017 with a KC-10 Extender assigned to Travis Air Force Base, California. The procedure allows the receiving aircraft to remain airborne longer, extending its range or loiter time on station. A series of air refuelings can give range limited only by crew fatigue and engineering factors such as engine oil consumption.
0 6/15
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, passes the 18th Air Force guidon to Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, the new 18th Air Force commander, during a change of command ceremony at the Scott Event Center, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, June 1, 2017. Tuck comes to 18th Air Force from U.S. Transportation Command where he served as the Director of Operations and Plans. As 18th AF commander, Tuck is responsible for the command's worldwide operational mission of providing rapid global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces through airlift, aerial refueling, aeromedical evacuation and contingency response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Thomas J. Doscher) Tuck takes charge of 18th Air Force
Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck assumed command of 18th Air Force during a ceremony at the Scott Event Center here today.
0 6/01
2017
Capts. Ryan Nichol and Jeff Hogan, 3d Airlift Squadron pilots, perform low-level maneuvers May 15, 2017, aboard a C-17 Globemaster III over the Appalachian Mountains. Nichol and Hogan practiced precision flying as they headed to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., in preparation for Exercise RAPID RESCUE. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne) Royals support Exercise RAPID RESCUE
The 3d Airlift Squadron supported Exercise RAPID RESCUE May 15 – 18, 2017, providing transportation and simulated aeromedical evacuation along the East Coast.
0 5/22
2017
Tech. Sgt. Anthony Montgomery, 201st Airlift Squadron flight attendant, takes pre-flight notes before a Mission Readiness Airlift at Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 31, 2017. The 201st AS supports a flying schedule consisting of approximately five large trips a month that range from five to 12 days and go almost anywhere around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) 201st AS transports US leaders, military worldwide
The 201st Airlift Squadron upholds one of the Air National Guard’s unique missions: transporting high ranking government and military officials from Joint Base Andrews to locations around the world.
0 5/22
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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.
0 5/16
2017
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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2017
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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