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  • 455th EAES creates mobile ICU for in-flight care

    An intensive care unit is usually a sterile environment – white hospital walls, pristine floors, bright fluorescent lights, dozens of medical professionals. The intensive care unit that the 455th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron operates out of the back of a C-130J Hercules is a different scene entirely. It’s dark and cramped. The only light is from
  • Mobility Airmen transport Black Hawk helicopters to Latvia

    U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, delivered by Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxies, arrived here Mar. 1 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

  • Iowa air refueling wing supports NATO AWACS missions

    NATO AIR BASE GEILENKIRCHEN, Germany -- This month, members of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing based in Sioux City, Iowa, are refueling NATO Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft while assigned here.Approximately 40 members from the 185th are in Germany for two weeks supporting NATO missions.The AWACS involves
  • Fairchild awarded USSTRATCOM Omaha Trophy

    U.S. Strategic Command named Fairchild Air Force Base its annual Omaha Trophy winner in the Strategic Aircraft category Feb. 17, 2017. This year's win marks the second year in a row the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings, as a fully-integrated Total Force partnership, have won the trophy. The back-to-back trophies mark the first time a base has won this category twice in a row since the award began 47-years ago.
  • Security Forces provides FAST protection to aircrews in austere locations

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Last month, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing flew more than 600 sorties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Many of these missions involved flying into austere locations to deliver cargo and personnel to forward-deployed locations to aid in the fight against ISIS. Regardless of their hazardous surroundings, aircrew members
  • C-5Ms deliver Army helicopters to Europe for Atlantic Resolve

    A contingent of Army AH-64 Apache helicopters, delivered by two U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command C-5M Galaxies, arrived today in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
  • 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.
  • Pope Air Force unit lynchpin to Global Response Force mission

    Pope AAF is the second busiest en-route location in the Air Force and the launching point of the 82nd ABN, America’s Global Response Force. When called up, the base must be able to receive aircraft, then load and deploy Soldiers and their equipment in a very short time with little notice.
  • From flightline to frontline: 386 ELRS manages process for moving munitions

    SOUTHWEST ASIA – Aerial porters can often appear to be flightline fortune tellers. They can gauge the intensity of ongoing war efforts through the amount and types of items that come across their cargo yard, everything from vehicles to missiles. As the battle against ISIL continues to heat up, aerial porters work hard to keep supplies moving