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On September 26, 2005, six women assigned to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron under the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, made history and became the first all-female C-130 Hercules crew to fly in combat. More than a decade later, a few members of the group reflected on their experience. First all-female C-130 crew in combat focuses on flying not gender
On September 26, 2005, six women assigned to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron under the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, made history and became the first all-female C-130 Hercules crew to fly in combat. More than a decade later, a few members of the group reflected on their experience
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An Air Mobility Command Airman carries a gurney during a transportable isolation system training and research event at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., March 14, 2018. Air Force, University of Nebraska conduct research for TIS
Joint Base Charleston hosted members from Air Mobility Command and the University of Nebraska Medical Center for a transportable isolation system training and research event March 14, 2018. The TIS, an enclosed negative pressure medical pod with clear walls, is an isolation unit designed to provide in-flight medical care for patients with highly infectious diseases.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Arik Carlson, 10th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation flight critical care air transport team (CCATT) nurse, explains the role of CCATT to Partnership Flight Symposium participants at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 17, 2018. The CCATT’s mission is to operate an intensive care unit in an aircraft during flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rachelle Coleman) Medical teams deliver patient care in challenging environments
The back of an aircraft is a challenging place to deliver medical care. For Air Force medical crews, treating patients in the air is just part of the job.
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Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2 Operational support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2
People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time. Whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights. There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Lenhardt STEAM event wows students with technology
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — More than 300 students from six local schools got a first hand look at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics areas of focus during Scott Air Force Base’s annual STEAM Day March 22.
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U.S. Soldiers and an Interim Armored Vehicle Stryker exit a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Arctic Pegasus at Deadhorse, Alaska, March 13, 2018. The exercise tested the Air Force and Army’s ability to operate in cold weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Airmen, Soldiers conquer subzero temps during Arctic Pegasus
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Members from the 62nd Airlift Wing teamed up with Soldiers for to take part in Exercise Arctic Pegasus from March 11 to 14 in Alaska. During this four-day exercise, Airmen assigned to the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons braved bitter winds and freezing temperatures transporting approximately 30 Soldiers and Interim Armored Strykers using C-17 Globemaster IIIs.
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Scott Air Force Base launched a new online resource called the “We Care Guide” that connects Airmen to a list of resources that can meet their needs. Scott launches AMC-wide ‘We Care Guide’
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Scott Air Force Base launched a new online resource called the “We Care Guide” that connects Airmen to a list of resources that can meet their needs.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Klenk, an electrical and environmental technician assigned to 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, shows the air condition system of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 21, 2018. MacDill hosts largest STEAM Day
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Team MacDill welcomed students and local partners during the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, March 21, 2018.
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TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — During a press conference at the Sacramento Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation today, the FBI provided an update regarding a March 21, 2018 attempted security breach at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California.
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Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, talk with Airman Dorm Council representatives while touring the Airmen dorm campus March 20, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The visit familiarized 18th Air Force leadership with the Fairchild mission and the Airmen who make it happen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Leaders highlight Fairchild’s flexibility, support to joint operations
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Fairchild’s Airmen took the opportunity highlight the base’s role in that mission while hosting a mission immersion for Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief. The duo met with Fairchild Airmen face-to-face in their work environments to discuss goals, priorities and laud Airmen’s efforts first-hand March 19 through 22.
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