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2004
Default Air Force Logo ATWIND 2004 ends on high note: Officials look to freshen program in 2005
Around The World In Ninety Days -- Air Mobility Command and Air Force Space Commands summer promotion ended Aug. 30.An interactive, Web-based program, ATWIND was designed to help increase awareness and participation in Air Force programs, services and activities.According to command ATWIND officials, the program achieved its goal and more.ATWIND
0 9/16
2004
Default Air Force Logo McGuire AFB busy preparing aircrews for C-17 arrival
The first C-17 Globemaster III will arrive here Sept. 24, and the base has been busy preparing its aircrew members for the arrival of the Air Forces newest airlifter.While a majority of the C-141 aircrews here are either retiring or PCSing, some have decided to transition to the C-17. In fact, nine loadmasters and three pilots have attended, or are
0 9/16
2004
Default Air Force Logo Active-duty C-141s retired; chapter in global air mobility closes
In his 1961 State of the Union Address, President John F. Kennedy set as the top immediate defense priority prompt attention to increase Americas airlift capability. He said, Obtaining additional air transport mobility -- and obtaining it now -- will better assure the ability of our conventional forces to respond, with discrimination and speed, to
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2004
Default Air Force Logo Starlifters retire from active duty service
The last two active-duty C-141B Starlifter transport aircraft will be retired Sept. 16 at McGuire AFB, N.J.During the past 40 years, the C-141 has proven a versatile platform for troop and cargo transport, humanitarian and disaster relief operations and aeromedical evacuation. As such, the Starlifter has secured an important place in history
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2004
Default Air Force Logo New system 'sheds light' on short-field, combat landings
Thanks to a new runway lighting system, McChord C-17 Globemaster III aircrews soon will have another place to practice combat, short-field and night landings.There is only one assault landing field in the northwest, and thats Moses Lake, said Capt. Mark Anderson, 62nd Operations Support Squadron airfield operations commander.All of that is about to
0 9/16
2004
Default Air Force Logo AMC hosts Industry Day
More than 160 industry leaders from around the country gathered here Sept. 1 and 2 for the fourth annual Industry Day, sponsored by Air Mobility Command and the Air Force Association.Industry Day 2004 provided a forum through which AMC representatives shared information on the commands strategic roadmap with commercial and academic leaders.Our
0 9/09
2004
Default Air Force Logo World War II veteran awarded Bronze Star Medal posthumously 

0 9/09
2004
Default Air Force Logo Dover officers awarded Bronze Star Medals
Two Dover AFB officers were recently awarded Bronze Star Medals in recognition of their support to the Global War on Terrorism.Lt. Col. Mark DeLuca, 436th Airlift Wing Safety Office, and Lt. Col. Richard Pues, 9th Airlift Squadron, received their decorations Aug. 18 and Aug. 12 respectively.Colonel DeLuca was deployed on a short notice remote to
0 9/09
2004
Default Air Force Logo Frances causes little damage at MacDill
Charley struck out while Frances was a base hit, but disaster readiness officials here said they are hoping Ivan is an opponent they will not have to face.Following the second hurricane scare within one month, and Hurricane Ivan drawing a bead on Florida, emergency preparedness experts here said they are hoping bad things do not come in threes.
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2004
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