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Graphic by Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade A/TA awards Airmen’s impact to mobility mission
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Each year Airmen and units that have made outstanding contributions to the Mobility Air Force’s mission are recognized during the annual national Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium and technology convention.This year the event is taking place at the World Center Marriott Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 26
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Staff Sgt. Jason Greca, 375th Communications Squadron Client Support Technician, creates a hand receipt for computer equipment being dropped off for repair. AMC prepares to move into the “Cloud”
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command has begun aggressive efforts to migrate its cyber systems to a cloud-based model, providing Mobility Airmen more efficient and secure ways to access and store data.
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A 317th Airlift Wing crew works with air transporters from the 612th Air Base Squadron to off load pallets during a routine global channel mission Oct. 18, 2017, to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. The C-130J crew delivered sustainment and supplies to Airmen supporting Joint Task Force-Bravo.  Airmen from Soto Cano Air Base rely on the mission to bring items needed to complete their mission while stationed in the Central American country.  (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristine Dreyer) Dyess C-130Js resupply U.S. SOUTHCOM Honduras mission
A 317th Airlift Wing C-130J crew here completed a routine global channel mission to provide sustainment and supplies to Airmen supporting U.S. Southern Command Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras Oct. 18.
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This episode of Beyond the Beltway takes a look at U.S. Transportation Command and its worldwide logistics mission USTRANSCOM trailblazing transition to cloud
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command is the first Department of Defense organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.
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61 year-old Stratotanker getting the job done Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters
Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker was hard at work refueling six of the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighters, the F-35A Lightning II, over the Pacific Northwest Oct. 17.
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. JB MDL airlifts Airman, supplies to family in Puerto Rico
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- On Sept. 6, Hurricane Irma ravaged the northeast side of Puerto Rico, leaving almost one million people without power. Weeks later, Hurricane Maria limited communications, uprooted trees and created a labyrinth of inaccessible roads and highways throughout the already devastated country. As the nation
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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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