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  • 445th Airlift Wing aircrew flies AE mission downrange

    Reservists from the 89th Airlift Squadron and 445th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flew aeromedical evacuation missions downrange to Southwest Asia August 24-28, 2016. The crew transported wounded warriors back from the area of operation to the United States.
  • Forging the 46

    U.S. Air Force leaders and Oklahoma community partners were in attendance for the historical reactivation of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron and the dedication of the KC-46A Pegasus formal training center, Aug. 30, 2016, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • 41st AS practices alternative combat offload techniques

    Loadmasters from the 41st Airlift Squadron traveled to alanding zone in Alexandria, Louisiana, to practice loading and offloadingmethods typically used in austere locations Aug. 26, 2016. The mission for theday was removing a 1,430-lb. C-130 engine stand trailer unit using the CombatOffload Method B technique. For this alternative offload method,
  • Joint force exercise prepares airmen, soliders for contingency operatons

    Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130Js and C-17 Globemaster IIIs in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. This event, referred to as Hit Night, marked the beginningof GFLR 16-09. Among the largest rotational air mobility training
  • 375th AES trains with Transportation Isolation System

    In September 2014, President Barack Obama sent over 3,000 military members to West Africa to help control and contain the Ebola outbreak.Since then, the federal government has placed an importance on ensuring that military personnel who may come in contact with the Ebola virus are trained to respond properly.Airmen with the 375th Aeromedical
  • Air Force, Army planners find ways to see greater jump in airdrops

    An arriving C-130 Hercules taxies to a large hangar where about 60 Army paratroopers wait to board. Lugging about 100 pounds of gear, the Soldiers quickly line up and load into the aircraft as its four idling engines blow hot gusts over the tarmac. Minutes later, the plane is flying at 150 mph and the paratroopers jump, being whisked away in a rush of fresh air during the routine training mission -- one of hundreds held each year at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. While short lived, these airdrops are meticulously prepared months ahead by dozens of Air Force and Army planners. Their goal: to get Airmen and Soldiers primed to rapidly respond to urgent combat or humanitarian efforts.
  • Newly activated unit guides transient aircraft on joint missions

    Any aircraft that flies into Pope Army Airfield, Col. Kelly Holbert will know about it. But Holbert’s unit, the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group, has no aircraft of its own. As the only en route operations group in the continental U.S., the unit manages transient aircraft and the joint missions they fly on with Fort Bragg paratroopers.
  • Airmen practice Ebola safety during Exercise Mobility Solace

    ir Mobility Command Airmen flew an aeromedical evacuation of a simulated Ebola patient from Joint Base Charleston to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, during Exercise Mobility Solace, Aug. 15-17, 2016. Mobility Solace provided AMC and its joint partners, the opportunity to evaluate the procedures and operational sequences of moving multiple patients exposed or infected with Ebola using the Transportation Isolation System, while minimizing contamination risks to aircrew, medical attendants and the airframe.
  • 571st MSAS, Dominican Republic team for first time

    The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron has completed training with the Dominican Republic Air Force for their first time at San Isidro Air Base, Dominican Republic, from July 13 to 31.
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