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C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, transports troops and equipment to forward operating locations through the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
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U.S. Air Force Airman Dalton Degeneffe, 321st Contingency Response Squadron, 621st Contingency Response Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, participates in Exercise Crescent Moon Jan. 30, at Joint Base Charleston’s North Auxiliary Airfield near Orangeburg, South Carolina. Mobility Airmen team-up for exercise Crescent Moon
Airmen of the 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, here, and 621st Contingency Response Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey., combined capabilities and shared assets during Exercise Crescent Moon from Jan. 29 to Jan. 31.
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Default Air Force Logo AMC provides furlough survival guide
On Jan. 19 an appropriation bill or continuing resolution was not passed by Congress, resulting in an emergency government shutdown. The lapse in appropriations caused some government employees subject to furlough to enter a non-duty, non-pay status while others continued working in a non-pay status.
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Senior Airmen Yuhao Huang and Zyrus Medina, 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron frequency technicians, set-up a line of sight antenna while deployed to Amedee Army Airfield, Calif., as part of a week-long readiness exercise, Jan. 31, 2018.  The exercise evaluated the Airmen’s readiness and ability to execute and sustain rapid global mobility around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno/Released) Airmen test readiness during training exercise
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Members from the 821st Contingency Response Group partnered with the 60th Air Mobility Wing, during a readiness exercise at the Amedee Army Airfield, California, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2.The exercise highlighted the importance of contingency response forces' ability to support combatant commanders around the world during
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Participants in the Phoenix Raven Qualification Course practice combatives on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 29, 2018. Raven instructors assigned to the 421st Combat Training Squadron at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, formed a mobile training team to conduct the course at Ramstein. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua) Blood, sweat, tears: Raven training at Ramstein
Their instructors watched with stoic faces and eyes as cold as ice; if the students can’t handle the heat here, how can they handle it when they are on a real mission?
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Staff Sgt. Patrick Gaudet, 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, inspects the propeller blade of a WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft to make sure there are no cracks or other damage Jan. 26, 2018, at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Crew chiefs are responsible for performing numerous checks, tests and maintenance on aircraft to make sure the Air Force fleet is fit for flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens) Crew chiefs keep aircraft fit for flight
The Air Force has many careers and specialties tailored toward ensuring its fleet of aircraft are fit for flight. Before those aircraft can even get off the ground, they need to undergo numerous checks, tests and servicing to make sure they are safe to fly. One group of people charged with this responsibility is the crew chiefs.
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Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group don mission oriented protective posture gear during Exercise Winterhook, Jan. 25, 2018 on the McChord Field flightline at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Throughout the exercise, Airmen demonstrated proficiency not only in utilizing MOPP gear effectively at all five levels, but in carrying out job-related tasks while wearing the gear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Taylor) McChord Airmen survive Winterhook, improve readiness
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group participated in Exercise Winterhook here Jan. 22 to 26.Winterhook was a two-phase readiness exercise designed to test Team McChord’s Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a chemically or biologically contaminated environment.
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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, moves C-17 Globemaster III into pre-contact position during an air refueling near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 25, 2018. Everhart visited JBLM to witness full-spectrum readiness in action during Team McChord’s Exercise Winterhook. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) AMC commander focuses on full-spectrum readiness at JBLM
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash  -- The commander of Air Mobility Command visited McChord Field Jan. 25 and witnessed full-spectrum readiness in action.According to Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, full-spectrum readiness describes the way the Air Force maintains the skills and knowledge required to deploy quickly and operate effectively in a full
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force selects two AMC-proposed innovations as Spark Tank finalists
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Two Air Mobility Command-proposed innovations were selected among six Air Force Spark Tank finalists slated for showcase before Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Spark Tank finalists representing AMC are:  The KC-135 Aircraft Boom Instructor Platform,
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22 ARW, 931st ARW, McConnell AFB Airman uses passion for boxing to help others
“In the first round, I landed a good right hand, and she went down.” Tech. Sgt. Jessica Doerner stepped into the octagon of her first professional mixed martial arts fight with little experience in ground fighting, but she had plenty of boxing background to keep her standing on her feet. As soon as her opponent hit the ground, Doerner took the opportunity to perform a ground-and-pound to quickly put an end to the match within three minutes of the first round.
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