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Individuals speak during the Breaking the Gender Barrier panel at the Air Space, Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo) Air Force female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.The panel of five women included: Gen. (ret.) Janet Wolfenbarger, Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, Essye Miller, and Heather
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State of the Air Force - ASC17 SecAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
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Capt. Evan Allen, 6th Airlift Squadron, prepares to take off with his C-17 crew from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Oct. 6, 2016 in response to Hurricane Matthew. The crew delivered the Joint Task Force-Port Opening team that establish the aerial port in Haiti allowing for 600,000 lbs. of relief supplies. The AMC aircrew was recognized with the 2016 Berlin Airlift Veterans Association Award Sept. 18, 2017 at the Air Force Association Convention in National Harbor, Md. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Gary Rogers) AMC crew earns humanitarian award
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- An aircrew from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, was recognized at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference here Sept. 18, 2017.The aircrew, assigned to the 6th Airlift Squadron, received the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association Humanitarian Mission of the Year Award in a presentation by F.
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Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, welcomes home Airmen of the 437th AW returning with the final evacuated C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 15, 2017 due to Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall here. Twenty-two C-17s were evacuated to alternate locations and eight were diverted in response to the hurricane. Airmen of the 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensured the relocated aircraft were maintained and prepared to conduct hurricane recovery operations to the south from alternate installations including Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Last evacuated C-17 returns home
The final C-17 Globemaster III evacuated due to Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall returned here Sept. 15, 2017.
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2017 Invictus Games slated to commence Sept. 23 2017 Invictus Games slated to commence Sept. 23
Athletes from around the world will come together in Toronto, Canada, to compete in the 2017 Invictus Games, uniting more than 550 wounded, ill or injured military service members from 17 nations to compete in 12 unique sporting events.  The games are scheduled to commence Sept. 23 and will continue through Sept. 30. All competitors will be either
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Pacific Air Force, Sri Lanka host Pacific Airlift Rally Mobility Airmen enhance partnerships during Pacific Airlift Rally
The destructive power of Mother Nature has made headlines around the world, and every country is fighting its own war when it comes to natural disasters and humanitarian relief. To prepare for such events in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Air Force and Sri Lanka Air Force co-hosted the Pacific Airlift Rally 2017 (PAR 17) in Sri Lanka Sept. 11-15.
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Aerial porters load cargo onto a C-130 Hercules aircraft at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla, Sep. 17, 2017.  The aircraft redeployed personnel and equipment from the Wisconsin National Guard back to their home station. The team had deployed to Florida in support of Hurricane Irma relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno/Released) CRW Airmen provide rapid global mobility during Hurricane Irma relief efforts
HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) -- As Hurricane Irma set sights on the Caribbean Islands and headed straight toward U.S. mainland, thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate the area. The 621st Contingency Response Wing, at the request of civil authorities, placed multiple alert teams on standby to support ongoing hurricane relief
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An aircrew prepares a C-17 Globemaster III for takeoff prior to a mission to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla. Sept. 11, 2017. Days prior the crew flew the final mission out of MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. prior to Hurricane Irma making landfall in Florida. Aircrew sees Florida before, after Hurricane Irma
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew here flew the final mission out of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2017 prior to Hurricane Irma making landfall. The flight was performed as part of an evacuation from JB Charleston to Scott Air Force Base, Illinois where 11 437th Airlift Wing C-17s were temporarily based to
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An Airman guides in cargo from the back of a C-130H3 Hercules at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. Sept. 12, 2017. 94th Airlift Wing C-130s and aircrews provided airlift support as part of the Air Force Reserve’s relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Dobbins ARB flies cargo, personnel to Florida
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) -- C-130s and aircrews from the 94th Airlift Wing provided airlift support Sept. 12, 2017, as part of the Air Force Reserve’s relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. Reserve Airmen of the 700th Airlift Squadron delivered supplies and personnel to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, to assist relief and
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Staff Sgt. Micah Hallman, left, 43rd Air Mobility Squadron air transportation specialist, Pope Army Airfield, N.C., hands boxes to Jodi Johnson, right, U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they download goods and commodities in support of Hurricane Irma relief efforts at Joint Base Charleston’s North Auxiliary Airfield, S.C., Sept. 13, 2017. The airfield acts as a receiving and distribution staging area for goods and commodities to be transported to hurricane victims here and areas of the southeast over the next few weeks. Airmen of the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group and FEMA are working side-by-side executing relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal) Mobility Airmen, FEMA stand up hurricane staging area in South Carolina
Joint Base Charleston enabled hurricane recovery operations by helping to stand-up of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) installation support base at the North Auxiliary Airfield here Sept. 8, 2017.
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