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Lt. Col. Thomas Clark, 437th Operations Group deputy chief of standards and evaluations, uses the new Electronic Flight Bag mount modification on the flightline in Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 29, 2017. Innovation saves AMC $2 million annually
The 437th Airlift Wing began modifying the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft with new mounts for the Electronic Flight Bag Sept. 25, 2017. The new mounts will increase flight safety in C-17s and are estimated to save Air Mobility Command $2 million in repairs annually.
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Capt. Jared Powell, 15th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III aircraft commander, flies a C-17 to pick up aid cargo for a humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico, Sept. 28th, 2017. Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico
Members of the 15th Airlift Squadron and 437th Airlift Wing, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Fort Drum, New York, Sept. 28, 2017, to pick up aid supplies before flying to San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, battered the U.S. territory.
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AFNORTH mobility planners in the 601st Air Operations Center stay busy coordinating airlift to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in support of FEMA's hurricane relief efforts. AFNORTH mobility planners surpass 1,500 flights supporting FEMA’s hurricane relief efforts
Air Forces Northern air mobility planners surpassed 1,500 flights Sept. 30 when 32 relief flights were completed to St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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AMC commander meets with regional airlines AMC commander seeks enhanced problem-solving with airlines
The commander of Air Mobility Command spoke with a group of more than 150 airline representatives, Sept. 26, to address pilot qualification and retention issues common to the Air Force and the airline industry.
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Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes Air Force provides aeromedical evacuation to dialysis patients trapped by hurricanes
The hurricanes that battered dozens of islands in the Caribbean and the southeast U.S. in the last month left millions without power, food, safe drinking water and no way to contact the outside world. The situation is devastating for everyone in the area, but for people undergoing dialysis, it is especially dangerous. Air Force medical assets have provided aeromedical evacuation to more than 100 patients at dialysis clinics damaged or left without power from the storms.
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Hurricane Maria Mobility Airmen assists in Hurricane Maria relief efforts
Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port assisted an aircrew from 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in loading a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator bound for Puerto Rico on a C-5M Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here at Pope Army Airfield Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which were delivered to Puerto Rico along with the generator.
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Beeliners bring humanitarian aid to St. Croix BEEliners bring humanitarian aid to St. Croix
As U.S. Army and Marine Corps helicopters delivered humanitarian aid throughout St. Croix, a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Travis AFB, California, landed Sept. 23, at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, bringing humanitarian aid to residents affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The C-17 crew assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, also known as BEEliners, received the St. Croix humanitarian aid tasking after completing another humanitarian relief mission to Mexico City.
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Senior Airman Kenny Phonsyry, 437th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, performs preflight checks at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 23, 2017. The 14th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a mobile air traffic control tower, food and water to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts. JB Charleston crew provides Maria relief within hours
Members of the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency completed a humanitarian mission in support of Hurricane Maria to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 23, 2017.
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Department of Health and Human Services logistician throws a cargo net over a pallet on the flightline at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga. Sept. 21, 2017. This cargo included items needed to build a hospital from scratch – everything from the tents required to house the temporary structure to the medical equipment used to treat patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Peek) Dobbins serves as important hub for hurricane relief efforts
The flightline resembled a truck stop gas station this week as semitrucks were lined up in several rows behind the Transportation Proficiency Center, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Sept. 21, 2017. Trucks carried cargo vital to the relief efforts currently underway in countries lying in the destructive path of Hurricane Maria.
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Team Dover aids in hurricane relief Dover AFB delivers communication equipment to Virgin Islands
A Team Dover C-17 Globemaster III, operated by the 3d Airlift Squadron, conducted a humanitarian relief mission to hurricane-ravaged St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 24, 2017.
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