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sunrise over McConnell hangar McConnell AFB completes construction on KC-46 hangar
Team McConnell held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 16 at the new KC-46 Pegasus three-bay hangar to recognize that the base now stands ready to be the first to accept the new multi-role aircraft next year.
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Airmen help deliver food and water to local villages during Hurricane Maria relief efforts, Ponce, Puerto Rico. (Courtesy Photo) Mobility Airmen make a difference in Puerto Rico
The 621st Contingency Response Wing has been actively engaged in all hurricane response support. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, 157 members were tasked to deploy to Roosevelt Roads, Ponce, and Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The wing continues to support from stateside locations as well to help manage airflow and relief mission support in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command.
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Default Air Force Logo 726th AMS, 60th APS come together to assist Airman
“On Monday morning, a little after 8 o’clock in the morning, I received notice from my first sergeant that a family member of one of our troops had been shot in an ongoing active shooter event in Las Vegas, Nevada.,” said Lt. Col. Shannon Caleb, 726th Air Mobility Squadron commander at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. “Immediately, I knew we had to get this Airman some help; with Spangdahlem AB just into our first hour of the duty day.”
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Airmen work with representatives of other agencies in a hurricane relief coordination center. 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.
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Flames and glow from out of control wildfire with large swirl of flame in Napa County, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Active wildfires in California have burned an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial structures, scorched more than 115,000 acres and reportedly killed 15 people. 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.
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(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. J.G. Buzanowski) Spokane media witnesses rapid global mobility
One of Air Mobility Command’s strategic objectives to ‘Deliver airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and air mobility support where and when needed to support the Air Force, joint and collation operations’ was met Thursday as several Spokane-area media outlets witnessed first-hand the capabilities of the KC-135 Stratotanker.
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CMSAF visited McConnell for an enlisted call and to charge McConnell's newest SNCOs. CMSAF visits McConnell

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Piles of debris sit outside a residential home in Friendswood, Texas.(Courtesy Photo) Airman's hometown visit leads to helping hurricane victims
A civil engineer air advisor for the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, had been looking forward to visiting his hometown in Texas for a relaxing Labor Day weekend with family and friends, but instead his plans quickly changed when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in East Texas.
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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, and Marine Lt. Gen. John J. Broadmeadow, U.S. Transportation Command deputy commander, assist members of the Cassidy family unveil the conference center’s new moniker. AMC renames planning center after first USTRANSCOM commander
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill — Scott Air Force Base’s Global Reach Planning Center was renamed the Gen. Duane H. Cassidy Conference Center during a dedication ceremony here Oct. 6. Members from Air Mobility Command and United States Transportation Command gathered together to honor the impact made by Cassidy, USTRANSCOM’s first commander.
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Sir Alan Cobham's memorial stands along the Air Mobility Command's Walk of Fame after his induction ceremony, Oct. 5, 2017, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. A/TA honors air mobility pioneer
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The Airlift/Tanker Association honored Sir Alan Cobham as their 28th Hall of Fame inductee Oct. 5 as they held an unveiling ceremony of his bust now located in Scott Air Force Base’s “Walk of Fame” area.“Sir Cobham had a way of seeing the future before it was there,” said Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility
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