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  • U.S. and U.K. mobility Airmen put the "Air" in Airborne during multinational exercise

    U.S. Air Force and British Royal Air Force Mobility Airmen and 25 aircraft conducted the largest multinational Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise over the last 20 years alongside U.S. Army and British soldiers here Apr. 10 through Apr. 17.The purpose of this exercise was to prepare United States Transportation Command units, Air Mobility
  • Active-duty and Guard keeps Nepal relief effort moving

    In response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck central Nepal April 25, 2015, the 437th Airlift Wing here began preparing for the possibility of providing support to Nepal."Soon after the call for relief came, several members led by Maj. Scott Motley, 15th Airlift Squadron assistant director of operations, began changing their weekend
  • DoD Sends Aircraft to Support Disaster-Assistance Operations in Nepal

    The United States has sent an Air Force aircraft to Nepal to deliver personnel and cargo in support of disaster-relief operations, according to Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren.A 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the country yesterday, reportedly leaving almost 2,500 dead, about 6,000 injured and thousands more still missing. In addition,
  • 22nd MDG mighty medics participate in Ultimate Caduceus 15

    Members of the 22nd Medical Group, and units from across the U.S., participated in Ultimate Caduceus 2015, giving them the opportunity to conduct aeromedical evacuation training, April 16 - 18, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana.The Louisiana Air National Guard hosted the exercise, which involved evacuating more than 200
  • Rodeo 2015 competition canceled

    This year's Air Mobility Command Rodeo readiness competition has been canceled.General Darren McDew, AMC commander, decided to cancel the competition scheduled for August at McChord Field, Wash., largely because of the high current operations tempo for mobility Airmen, and budget constraints."During these challenging times, we need to be good
  • AF announces KC-46A candidate bases

    Air Force officials announced April 14 that Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma; Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina; Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts; and Grissom ARB, Indiana are candidate bases for the first Air Force Reserve-led KC-46A Pegasus location.The KC-46As will begin arriving at the first Air Force Reserve-led Global Mobility Wing
  • Commentary: Eliminate sexual assault. Know your part. Do your part.

    Fellow Airmen,April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for the Department of Defense.  This year's theme is "Eliminate Sexual Assault.  Know Your Part.  Do Your Part."Every Airman, at every level of our Air Force, has a unique role in preventing this crime and, when prevention fails, responding to it.  Each of us has a responsibility
  • 18 AF, USAF EC commanders complete tour of Pacific mobility units

    The commanders of 18th Air Force and the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center wrapped up a week-long whirlwind tour of air mobility units in the Pacific area of operations, March 29.Lt. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, 18th AF commander, and Maj. Gen. Frederick H. Martin, USAF EC commander, met with mobility Airmen from five Pacific Air Forces bases to
  • U.S. Air Advisors reach milestone in Air Drop Training with Colombian Air Force

    Members of the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron from Travis Air Force Base (MSAS) finalized their training with members of the Colombian Air Force while observing their performance of an air drop mission near Bogota, Colombia, March 4, 2015.The successful air drop concluded a month-long Air mobility Command Building Partner Capacity
  • U.S. air advisors pioneer new DoD training in Zambia

    Eight members of the 621st Contingency Response Wing's 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron traveled to Lusaka, Zambia to take part in a first of its kind Department of State training event, March 21, 2015.The team engaged with twenty members of the Zambian air force to accomplish two objectives: share ideas and to train.The Congressional