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Did you know? TRICARE is changing! Take Command of Your Health: Milestone changes coming to TRICARE
TRICARE beneficiaries will soon have increased access to health care through key changes that are set to take place in January 2018. With the benefit set to undergo some of the biggest improvements in more than two decades, beneficiaries will be able to take command of their health care through expanded choices. These improvements include wider access to network providers, updated enrollment to reduce disruptions in care, and simplified co-payments.
0 10/04
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander discusses the importance of civic leaders in the community to commanders during AMC's fall Phoenix Rally Sept. 27 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders regularly discussed ways to grow and professionally develop Mobility Airmen.“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of
0 10/04
2017
An AT&T communications vehicle is directed onto a C-5M Super Galaxy at Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base, Ga., Oct. 3, 2017. The vehicles were flown to Puerto Rico to assist in the restoration of communications for the island. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kelly Goonan) Team Dover, Dobbins help deliver communication equipment to Puerto Rico
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – A C-5M Super Galaxy from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, landed here to provide airlift for AT&T communication equipment and technicians Oct. 2 and Oct. 4.The airlift mission provided critical infrastructure restoration in support of life-saving activities underway in Puerto Rico.Many of the island’s three million
0 10/03
2017
Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors Dover Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors
Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
0 10/03
2017
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.
0 10/03
2017
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.
0 10/03
2017
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.
0 10/02
2017
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.
0 9/29
2017
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.
0 9/29
2017
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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2017
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