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  • AMC commander visits JBLM, discusses critical missions

    The commander of Air Mobility Command visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 29 through Feb. 2 to meet and speak with Airmen and Soldiers here about the installation’s role in critical national missions. While here, Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, AMC commander, also participated in a C-17 training mission and interacted with Airmen,
  • US, Hellenic air forces practice in-flight refueling

    A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, joined F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Hellenic air force to perform in-flight refueling operations during a flying training deployment, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece.
  • Airmen exercise ability to provide humanitarian aid

    Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing exercised their ability to execute and sustain rapid global mobility to deliver humanitarian aid due to a simulated natural disaster throughout the state of Washington during Exercise Dragons Breath Jan. 22 to 27.The 821st Contingency Response Squadron, along with the 921st CRS, and a number of
  • 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron answers the call in the Middle East

    The 816th EAS, based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is vital to the Air Force’s efforts to combat terrorism in the Middle East. Those efforts range from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
  • Squadron serves as strong link in OIR supply chain

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq – Aerial porters from the 870th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron worked steadily alongside loadmasters to load and offload aircraft around the flightline of Al Asad Air Base, Iraq on a busy January afternoon. Some aerial porters drove K-loaders and forklifts while others hopped into the backs of aircraft to move cargo
  • 621 CRW returns from three month Iraq deployment

    Welcome home signs along with family and friends, filled the room to greet Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing as they returned here, after a three-month deployment to Iraq.The 621st CRW Airmen operated out of Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, where they enabled and sustained air operations at the Coalition airfield.The airfield, situated
  • AMC enables first international F-35B deployment

    Air Mobility Command Airmen helped mark a major milestone by enabling the delivery of Marine F-35B Lightning II aircraft to Japan, Jan. 18 2017.The transfer of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, marks the first permanent international deployment of the joint strike
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Flying medics soar across mission training

    When they’re fighting for your life at 25,000 feet above ground, nothing is routine. Reserve Airmen from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron conducted medical training inside a C-17 Globemaster III, Jan. 13-15, 2017, while an aircrew from the 300th Airlift Squadron flew six pallets of humanitarian aid to Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 315th delivers aid bound for refugees in northern Iraq

    Six pallets, more than 50,000 pounds, over a quarter of a million Kurdish refugees fed. Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing delivered humanitarian aid bound for refugee camps in northern Iraq this weekend while also conducting a multifaceted training mission.