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  • Airlift squadron provides mission versatility to Afghan theater

    The high pressure altitude; extreme temperature disparity; and harsh, mountainous terrain of Afghanistan make for a challenging environment that often pushes the C-130J Super Hercules to maximum performance.
  • 39th, 40th AS return home from deployment

    Two C-130J Super Hercules’ carrying 16 aircrew members assigned to the 39th and 40th Airlift Squadrons returned to Dyess, Nov. 21, after a four month deployment. While deployed to Africa and Germany, the aircrews accomplished a number of missions ranging from supply drops to combat airlifts supporting U. S. Africa Command and U.S. European
  • Safeguarding the Airfield: CRG Defenders provide air base defense in northern Iraq

    Giulio Douhet's military concept states, "the only effective way to counter air power is to destroy its bases on the ground." As such, air base defense serves as the core of Air Force security forces' doctrine. It's the foundation from which the career field planted its roots.
  • 571st MSAS continues to build partnerships

    The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron has completed training with the Peruvian Air Force at Las Palmas and Callao Air Bases, Peru, from Sept. 7-25.Fourteen air advisors conducted training on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, aircraft maintenance, combat search and rescue, military free fall, and a number of other courses to
  • 375th AES forward deploys to LRAFB for aeromedical evacuation excercise

    In order to continue providingelite care during crises, members from the 375th Aeromedical EvacuationSquadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, forward deployed to LittleRock Air Force Base, Arkansas, to establish an aeromedical staging location Nov.6, 2016, to exercise their preparedness to evacuate more than 650 simulated peopledue to
  • 375th AES forward deploys to LRAFB for aeromedical evacuation excercise

    A hallmark of the U.S. military is providing humanitarian supportduring natural disasters and emergencies in the United States and around theworld.  In order to continue providingelite care during crises, members from the 375th Aeromedical EvacuationSquadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, forward deployed to LittleRock Air Force Base,
  • Air Force leaders thank Airmen on Veterans Day

    To the Airmen of the United States Air Force:Since 1776, Americans from every generation have had the honor and privilege to serve and defend our nation. Each of you joined 22 million other American Veterans in answering this sacred calling … vowing to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign or
  • Travis enables fight against ISIL

    In May 2016, Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California, played a pivotal role in the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant campaign during Operation Inherent Resolve. The airlift support and essential cargo directly contributed to the Iraqi offensive that included coalition military forces, which began Oct. 16 in Mosul, Iraq.
  • AFCENT AMD ‘delivers’ mission capabilities

    In support of Coalition partners and the fight against Da’esh, U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s Air Mobility Division Airmen at Al Udeid Air Base recently enabled the largest and most rapid airfield repair operations in recent U.S. military history - the restoration of the recently recaptured Qayyarah-West airfield in northern Iraq’s Ninawa Province.
  • Devil Raiders sustain air operations at Q-West

    Airmen assigned to the 821st CRG recently arrived to Q-West to conduct air base opening operations in order to enable follow on mobility air forces assets. As Air Mobility Command’s contingency response experts, 821st CRG Airmen are providing the crucial role of sustaining coalition and Iraq forces conducting counter-Da’esh operations in Mosul.
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