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Default Air Force Logo Civilian guards augment Fairchild security forces
Fairchild recently added a new dimension to its security forces. Starting Oct. 4, Department of Defense civilian guards will be manning base gates here. According to 92nd Security Forces Squadron officials, the civilian guards will augment Fairchild security forces for the next year during increased deployment commitments. Master Sgt. Hollis
0 10/08
2004
Default Air Force Logo NCO tagged for softball honors
A noncommissioned officer here recently got the chance to play for the All Air Force Softball team, was selected for the Armed Forces Softball Team, and was later named second-team All-America by the Amateur Softball Association. Tech. Sgt. Timm Baldwin, adjutant, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, was first selected to play left-center for the Air
0 10/08
2004
Default Air Force Logo Fairchild airfield receives 'thumbs up' from AMC By Master Sgt. Scott King 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AMCNS) -- An evaluation of Fairchild's air traffic system in September revealed once more what exceptiona
An evaluation of Fairchild's air traffic system in September revealed once more what exceptional teamwork can accomplish. Inspectors from Air Mobility Command conducted an Air Traffic System Evaluation on the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, noting "exceptional service to host and tenant units" and finding "zero" observations out of more than 500
0 10/08
2004
Default Air Force Logo Open Skies treaty team visits McConnell
McConnell was visited by 26 Russian Federation members and 10 American Defense Threat Reduction Agency members Sept. 21 and 22 as part of an Open Skies international treaty program. Open Skies is designed to enhance mutual understanding and confidence of different participating countries by allowing all treaty members a direct role in observing
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2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC units, people honored by Air Force Association
Three Air Mobility Command organizations and two AMC individuals earned Citation of Honor awards during the Air Force Association's 2004 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C. The Citation of Honor award recognizes the most outstanding contribution by an individual or organization to the development of
0 10/08
2004
Default Air Force Logo Dover lends hand in C-5s taking flight in Memphis
Move over Elvis, blues and barbecue, Memphis, Tenn., is now home to the C-5 Galaxy, the largest cargo plane in the Department of Defense.With the help of Dover AFB personnel, the Tennessee Air National Guard's 164th Airlift Wing is currently converting from C-141B Starlifters to C-5 Galaxys.Gen. John W. Handy, commander of U.S. Transportation
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2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC commander foresees high ops tempo
The men and women of Air Mobility Command will continue to face a high operations tempo in support of the Global War on Terrorism, said Gen. John W. Handy, AMC and U.S. Transportation Command commander, during a visit here Sept. 22. Dealing with such a high operations tempo requires a total team effort from a force of active duty and Guard and
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Heat wave SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, ILL. (AMCNS) -- Members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department here get realistic training on an aircraft mockup in preparation for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3-7. Practice fires are controlled by propane noz
Members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department here get realistic training on an aircraft mockup in preparation for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3-7. Practice fires are controlled by propane nozzles placed throughout a steel aircraft-like structure, which can simulate various aircraft assigned to the base. (Photo by Bob Fehringer,
0 10/01
2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC announces senior leader assignment
Air Mobility Command officials announced the following assignment:Lt. Col. Douglas W. Luhrsen, deputy director, command and control, Tanker Airlift Control Center, Scott AFB, will become chief, Deployment Distribution Operations Center, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott AFB, effective in November. Air Mobility Command News
0 10/01
2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC evacuates injured South Korean student; Patient Support Pallet used for first time on KC-10
Air Mobility Command supports more than 24,000 worldwide patient movements on nearly 2,500 aeromedical evacuation missions annually, yet not one has ever been a scheduled KC-10 Extender mission that is until now.In a special request by the South Korean government to the U.S. State Department, a South Korean college student, paralyzed as a result
0 10/01
2004
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