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A KC-10 Extender from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, is refueled mid-flight during a training exercise to prepare the air crews to support Global Reach for Talisman Sabre 17, July 9, 2017. A formation of three KC-10 Extender tested their in-air refueling systems while flying to the Pacific to support the exercise. JB MDL Airmen bring Ultimate Reach to Talisman Sabre 17
Three KC-10 Extenders from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, departed to the Pacific to provide Global Reach support for Operation Talisman Sabre 17 on July 9. The ultimate destination for the refueling aircraft is Wake Island, a small atoll in the western Pacific Ocean. From Wake Island, the aircraft are suited to support and refuel
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2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Commander, Air Mobility Command presented AMC's role in joint operations as a vital part of our national security in a presentation during AMC Headquarters staff Wingman Day activities Feb. 8, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC Commander: Mobility Airmen are the ultimate wingmen
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, AMC commander, highlighted AMC’s purpose in joint operations through five recent examples of headline-making global mobility missions.
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2017
An Israeli F-35 “Adir” receives fuel from a Tennessee Air National Guard KC-135 as the aircraft make the flight across the Atlantic, Dec, 6, 2016. The U.S.-made F-35s will be Israel’s first fifth generation fighter aircraft and were refueled multiple times while en route to ensure their safe delivery to Israel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Erik D. Anthony) Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s
Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air National Guard’s 134th Air Refueling
0 12/12
2016
A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D. receives fuel from a 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. during Polar Roar, a strategic deterrence exercise, in the skies near the North Pole, July 31. The B-52 received 70 thousand pounds of fuel from the KC-10 during the refueling. Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar
Mobility Airmen play a vital role in deterrence and stand ready to operate in support of global operations at a moment’s notice.Air Mobility Command Airmen, 15 KC-135 Stratotankers and 10 KC-10 Extenders enabled Air Force Global Strike Command B-52s and B-2s to sustain air operations for more than 20 hours during ‪Polar Roar July 31, 2016.Through
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2016
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