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  • Airmen gain valuable experience at Rainier War

    The states of Washington and Arizona played the parts of hostile nations Dec. 7, during the latest iteration of Rainier War, the semi-annual large-formation exercise hosted by the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.  To complete the exercise, 62nd AW Airmen were joined by members of the 446th AW, the Reserve wing at JBLM; as
  • 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
  • 386th AMU keeps supplies moving downrange

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing oversees the busiest aerial port of debarkation in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The wing plays a major logistical role in getting needed supplies downrange. The C-130H Hercules in particular stands out as the only aircraft versatile enough to help the 386th complete this
  • Tankers fuel the fight

    In the fight against Da'esh and the Iraqi counteroffensive to liberate Mosul, no nation works alone. In the skies, a Coalition of pilots from 19 nations work tirelessly to dismantle, disrupt and ultimately destroy Da'esh by striking infrastructure, roadways and other high-value targets
  • Turkey Shoot: Combat Airlift Competition

    Aircraft from the 19th Airlift Wing, 314th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group squared off in a friendly competition to outscore their opponents by performing the air mobility exercise the fastest and most accurate.
  • AMC transforms RODEO to Exercise Mobility Guardian

    For many years, Air Mobility Command was proud to host the AMC RODEO—an international competition meant to showcase its collective Mobility Air Force skill sets in an atmosphere of friendly rivalry and esprit de corps.RODEO was always a popular event and did well to further build relationships and international partnerships while motivating units
  • 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