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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyler Holt, right, and Staff Sgt. George Childres, both 41st Airlift Squadron, loadmasters, walk through the process of hot defueling the C-130J Super Hercules during Exercise Mobility Guardian at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Aug. 3, 2017. Hot defueling refers to off loading fuel while the engines are running. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of Washington in support of Mobility Guardian. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. The exercise is designed to sharpen Airmen’s skills in support of combatant commander requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb) Mobility Guardian provides valuable C-130 hot defueling training
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Mobility Guardian is offering training in many Mobility capabilities, including one that is unfamiliar to many Airmen due to its scarce use in recent years, hot defueling.Hot defueling involves offloading fuel from an aircraft while the engines are running and transferring it to other fuel-storage containers.
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armored vehicles on flightline Mobility Guardian Phase Two begins
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. — The second half of Exercise Mobility Guardian began here Aug. 6 and will focus on training aircrew on advanced tactical air operations.
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Airmen working on vehicles 621st CRW to exercise ABO skills during Mobility Guardian
The 621st Contingency Response Wing deployed an air base opening team of 99 Contingency Response Airmen here in support of Air Mobility Command’s premier readiness exercise Mobility Guardian.
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Soldiers boarding a C-130J for an air drop Mobility forces enable joint forcible entry exercise
Mobility forces partnered with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division for a joint forcible entry exercise Aug. 2 here and at Moses Lake as part of Exercise Mobility Guardian.
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Front view of A400 Atlas A400 Atlas debuts during Mobility Guardian
Royal Air Force’s A400M Atlas makes its debut in Air Mobility Command's premier, large-scale exercise.
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Mobility Guardian Mobility Guardian challenges aeromedical evacuation
Mobility Guardian, Air Mobility Command’s large-scale exercise, challenges Aeromedical Evacuation Operations Teams (AEOT) to keep Aeromedical Evacuation organized and tasked to support missions.
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Two C-130H Hercules from the 94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. are parked on the flightline at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Aug. 3, 2017. The two aircraft participated with other C-130s in high-altitude airdrops in the Colorado Rockies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Lauren Douglas) Dobbins, other Reserve C-130 units team up for training exercise in Rockies
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Train as you fight and fight as you train. So goes the old adage about putting in the work required in practice to perform effectively under pressure. The same is true for Dobbins as it must prepare its C-130s to perform in a variety of locations as required by the mission. Last Friday, two C-130s from the 94th
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Smoke from the British Columbia, Canada wildfires, which has resulted in a burn ban for the Tacoma area, blankets the Joint Base Lewis-McChord flightline, Aug. 2,2017. The multiple fires have created pollution and visibility concerns for those participating in Mobility Guardian. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of Washington in support of Mobility Guardian. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier exercise, providing an opportunity for the Mobility Air Forces to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support. The exercise is designed to sharpen Airmen’s skills in support of combatant commander requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez) US, foreign military pilots navigate through Alaskan, Canadian wildfire smoke
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Training scenarios for U.S. military and 11 partnering nation pilots who are participating in Air Mobility Command’s large-scale exercise, Mobility Guardian, now also include reduced visibility due to wildfires.The smoke, which is a milky haze, descended upon much of Washington State August 1, 2017.“This phenomenon
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2017
C-5M Super Galaxy AMC commander directs return of five Dover C-5s to flying, orders fleet-wide fixes
The Air Mobility Command commander returned five C-5M Super Galaxy airlifters from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to flying operations today following repairs to the aircraft's nose landing gear.
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A U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron Thunderbird maintainer looks out as other Thunderbirds finish their performances at Skyfest 2017 Air Show and Open House July 30, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The Thunderbirds are the Air Force’s premiere aerial demonstration team who perform at various military bases and civilian air shows around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Fairchild celebrates 75th birthday at Skyfest 2017
Team Fairchild hosted the Inland Northwest Skyfest 2017 Air Show and Open House July 29 and 30, 2017. The U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, better known as the Thunderbirds, headlined this free, two-day event, where thousands of visitors walked the flight line to enjoy seeing the capabilities of the Department of Defense.
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