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  • ‘Doing the good thing:’ Travis aids mission to improve education in Haiti

    In the past three months, Travis Air Force Base and its more than 12,000 total force Airmen have engaged heavily in response to five different natural disasters, occurring in quick succession, devastating victims across the country and around the globe. After thousands of hours and countless resources spent on humanitarian response, one might expect the base to take a break, taper off for the holiday season and recharge for the mission demands that are bound to come in the new year. Instead, the opposite is true.
  • Dover enables CRAF readiness exercise

    Members of the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 436th Aerial Port Squadron participated in a first-of-its-kind, week-long Civil Reserve Air Fleet individual protective equipment readiness exercise Nov. 13-17, 2017.
  • Seven Mobility Airmen receive Bronze Star

    Seven Mobility Airmen received teh Bronze Star Medal here during a ceremony, Nov. 21.Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony and presented the Bronze Star Medal to the following Airmen for their work with the 621st Contingency Response Wing during their deployments to Northern Syria
  • Mobility Airmen support Argentine submarine search effort

    Mobility Airmen are enabling international assistance through delivering equipment and personnel to aid the government of Argentina in its ongoing search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine.
  • Flying Jennies ready for combat airlift mission

    In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a bird that obtains new life by rising from the ashes. Many members of the 815th Airlift Squadron might be able to relate to this tale of renewal or resurrection, except their symbol isn’t a legendary bird, but a hard-working and practical pack mule—a Flying Jenny.In 2013, times were uncertain for the 815th AS, a
  • 43d AMOG supports joint airdrop training on Green Ramp

    Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here joined with crews from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to support joint airdrop training on Green Ramp here this week. Airmen from the 317th AW flew missions out of Pope Field all week with support from the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here, ensuring readiness of Airmen and Soldiers supporting America’s Global Response Force.
  • Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker was hard at work refueling six of the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighters, the F-35A Lightning II, over the Pacific Northwest Oct. 17.
  • Puerto Rico ANG helps to build air bridge

    For all the airlift missions that the pilots and the loadmasters of the 198th Airlift Squadron have planned over the years, there is one major difference between those and the ones they are scheduling now as the Puerto Rico Air National Guard's representatives to Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief efforts on the island. This time, it's personal.
  • Travis AFB supports FEMA in California wildfire mission

    At the request of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, Travis Air Force Base was designated an installation support base during the response to the Atlas Fire, which has spread across Northern California since Oct. 8, 2017.
  • AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders discussed ways to grow and develop Airmen with a big “A.”“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of them, and they get
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