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Twelve members of the 6th Air Refueling Squadron pose for a photo with the Senior Master Sgt. Albert Evans Trophy at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 11, 2018. The 6th ARS In-Flight Refueling Section was presented the award during the 39th Annual Boom Operator’s Symposium, which was held at Altus AFB, Okla., from April 27 – 29. The award is given annually to the most outstanding air refueling section in the Air Force. The 6th ARS has been awarded the honor six times, more than any other Air Force unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) 6th ARS in-flight refueling section recognized as best in Air Force
Nearly three dozen Airmen of the 6th Air Refueling Squadron’s In-Flight Refueling Section at Travis Air Force Base, California, had quite a year in 2017. The section was responsible for offloading 50 million pounds of fuel to more than 4,000 receiver aircraft and supporting missions around the globe.
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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Defenders from the 821st Contingency Response Group, shows off weapons to the Royal Saudi Air Force during a recent visit here, April 26, 2018. Distinguished visitors from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force and the Royal Saudi Air Force visited to get a first-hand experience of the 821st Contingency Response Group capability to provide expeditionary mobility support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Hicks) RAF, RSAF observe Cerberus Strike
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Distinguished visitors from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force and the Royal Saudi Air Force visited here, April 26 through May 2, to get a first-hand experience of the 821st Contingency Response Group capability to provide expeditionary mobility support.During the visit, the DVs received briefs from each of the
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Master Sgt. James Hoskins, 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron air advisor, briefs African military members during the African Partnership Flight program, hosted by the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Apr. 16, 2018. The program is sponsored and developed by U.S. Air Forces Africa and is the premier security cooperation program which partners U.S. and African personnel to improve professional military aviation knowledge, skills and cooperation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gustavo Gonzalez) Air advisors strengthen partner nations capabilities
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Two Airmen from the 621st Air Mobility Advisory Group are making significant contributions in strengthening Air Mobility Command's mobility partnerships with allied nations.   Lt. Col. Angel Santiago, assigned to the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron based out of Travis Air Force Base, California, and Master
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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) Total Force C-130 units conduct unique dual-formation air drop in Afghanistan
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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General talks to crowd. AMC’s Spring Phoenix Rally hones in on Total Force readiness
A record 186 commanders, and command chiefs attended Air Mobility Command’s 2018 Spring Phoenix Rally conference here, April 25 – 27.
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AMC Civic leaders speak at a panel during AMC's Phoenix Rally. AMC, civic leaders discuss education initiatives at Phoenix Rally
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, held a civic leader panel during AMC’s biannual Phoenix Rally summit here April 27. The panel enabled open communication among the mobility air forces and community leaders with a focus on issues affecting Mobility Airmen today. Improving military family readiness, and the impact on retaining Airmen in the service, was at the forefront of the discussion.
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The “High Bay” at the USAFSAM lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, April 25, 2018. The 711th Human Performance Wing trains new Critical Care Air Transport Team crew members using two C-130 and one C-17 training airframes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Eldridge) Air Force ramps up flying ICU teams
When the U.S. military needs to transport critically injured patients by air, it calls on Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams. The Air Force is increasing CCATT capabilities to meet the needs of the warfighter.
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A young child chases down a paper airplane during a paper plane throwing competition at the Joint Base Charleston Air and Space Expo at JB Charleston, S.C.  Apr 28, 2018. Space and STEM showcased at JBC Air and Space Expo
Since the 1957 launch of Sputnik, a Russian satellite, Americans have been challenged to step up and become leaders in science, technology, engineering and math -- collectively known as STEM. Air Mobility Command partners with local and public schools to enhance education through STEM activities. Team Charleston showcased STEM through various
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Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, and members of the 437th Maintenance Squadron reveal the nose art on a C-17 Globemaster III during rehearsal of the Air and Space Expo, April 27, 2018 First JB Charleston C-17s receive nose art, embrace heritage
A Nose Art Unveiling Ceremony was held April 27, 2018 for two of Team Charleston’s C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here during the Joint Base Charleston Air and Space Expo rehearsal. A total of eight C-17s are scheduled to receive nose art over the course of the next few months as a part of the Air Force-wide initiative of squadron revitalization.“We
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