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Assigned to the 165th Airlift Wing, these Airmen demonstrate the Air National Guard’s dual mission of supporting state humanitarian missions at home and the federal missions abroad. Air Guard dual mission: helping at home and abroad
It wasn’t long ago Airmen from the 158th Airlift Squadron, Savannah, Georgia, were delivering supplies with their fleet of C-130H Hercules to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. But just a few weeks later, they find themselves on the other side of the world in Southwest Asia supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
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Capt. Joe Zujus, 48th Flying Training Squadron flight commander, speaks to 14th Airlift Squadron pilots about the expectations, background and benefits to becoming a T-1A Jayhawk or T-6A Texan II jet trainer aircraft instructor at the 14th AS on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 13, 2017. T-1, T-6 instructors visit 14th AS
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- T-1A Jayhawk and T-6A Texan II jet trainer aircraft instructors from Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, travelled here to brief 14th Airlift Squadron pilots on what it takes to become an instructor, Nov. 13, 2017.The visit helped promote the need for instructors due to the training school increasing the number of
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Grayson Westeman and 344th ARS Honorary Airman joins Team McConnell for a day
Typically when a pilot arrives at their first duty station, they’re in their early 20’s with a college degree, but the 344th Air Refueling Squadron made an exception for their newest pilot.
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Airmen with the 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron brief Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, commander, USAF Expeditionary Center and Command Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, USAF EC command chief, on how they care for aeromedical evacuation patients at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 2, 2017. Bence and Williams along with the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing leadership team visited six squadrons of the 521st AMOW at Ramstein AB and Spangdahlem AB, Germany, Aviano AB, Italy and RAF Mildenhall, U.K. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jamie Powell) USAF Expeditionary Center leadership visits 521st AMOW
Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, USAF EC, command chief, visited with Airmen assigned to the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Nov. 1-9.The 521st AMOW consists of more than 2,700 personnel divided into two groups and 10 squadrons spread
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LC-130 aircrew completes South Pole mission despite extreme weather conditions LC-130 aircrew completes South Pole mission
The harsh, unforgiving and unpredictable weather of Antarctica made a routine mission to the South Pole a little more than an LC-130 “Skibird” crew with the 139th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron had bargained for on Nov. 9, 2017.Despite the extreme cold, minimum visibility and maximum crosswinds, the crew safely landed at the National Science
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Capt. Steven Braddick, Weapons Station Engineering Element Chief with the 628th Air Base Wing Civil Engineer Squadron, hugs his son, Nathan James Braddick, during the unveiling of his gift from the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the Subaru of Charleston dealership on November 7, 2017. Nathan was born in 2001 with 32 genetic duplications and diagnosed with MECP2 duplication syndrome in 2010. An Airman’s fight for terminally ill son
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Department of Defense designated November Military Family Month. It  is a time to thank the those who support service members and the sacrifices that come along with serving our country. For one JB Charleston family, having a terminally ill child has required even more sacrifice, teamwork and dedication. Capt.
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Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Luis Diaz assembles a dress uniform for use during mortuary affairs operations at the Charles C. Carson Center at Dover Air Force Base, Del., Oct. 24, 2017. The Charles C. Carson Center is home to the Port Mortuary, which is responsible for returning all Defense Department service members, civilians and contractors who perish during contingency operations overseas. Army photo by Master Sgt. Brian Hamilton Dover Port Mortuary Honors Fallen Warfighters
Service members from all branches of the military, in addition to DoD civilians and contractors, work tirelessly at the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs on Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to comfort the families of the fallen who’d died in contingency operations overseas. Their mission is to provide dignity, honor and respect to the fallen by preparing them to be returned home to their families.
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Default Air Force Logo AMOS continues round-the-clock support following hurricanes in the Caribbean
It’s been a busy few months for the Airmen from the 321st and 621st Air Mobility Operation Squadrons. A total of 41 AMOS Airmen have deployed to five locations supporting operations for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, providing crucial expertise for airlift, aerial refueling, and aeromedical evacuation relief operations.When Hurricane Harvey
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AMC Commander speaks at A/TA symposium AMC commander thanks Mobility Airmen
Mobility Airmen always deliver, foundation of nation's freedoms
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Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans
Temperature changes, shorter daylight hours, increased travel and emotional overload are hallmarks of the fall, winter and holiday seasons that safety officials say result in preventable mishaps.“It’s as simple as taking the same safety practices and procedures we use on duty and applying them to our off-duty activities,” said Air Force Chief of
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