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Default Air Force Logo Charleston EOD troops help destroy Iraqi bombs
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Default Air Force Logo Deployed EOD airman named Charleston's best
Senior Airman William Senecal, NCO in charge of technical data and training with the 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordinance disposal flight here, was recently named the 2003 Airman of the Year for Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. Deployed here from the 437th Civil Engineer Squadron, Airman
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Default Air Force Logo AMLOs turn Army, Marine airlift needs into reality
When Army and Marine units receive orders to deploy, a small group of Air Force officers are often called upon to turn their sister services' air mobility needs into reality.These representatives, known as Air Mobility Liaison Officers, are experienced rated officers permanently based with Army and Marine units around the world. They are tasked
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Default Air Force Logo Six AMC officers selected for first star
Six Air Mobility Command colonels were recently nominated by the President to the Senate for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. They are:Robert R. Allardice, commander, 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord AFB, Wash.Brooks L. Bash, commander, 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston AFB, S.C.Michael J. Basla, director of Communications and Information and
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Default Air Force Logo AMC commander thanks staff for success, looks to future
The commander of U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command brought a message of thanks and a glimpse of the future to his AMC staff at a recent special town hall meeting.Gen. John W. Handy led off by thanking his team for "making mobility happen" in support of the Global War on Terrorism.He talked about his pride in the men and women of
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Default Air Force Logo AMC sergeant serves in war against terrorism
It takes millions of people and parts to accomplish a successful Air Force mission. One Air Mobility Command sergeant manages $161 million in aircraft parts to keep B-1 Lancer pilots flying in the war against terrorism.Senior Master Sgt. Jeff Shanahan kissed his family goodbye for the holidays when he deployed here to a Southwest Asia location in
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Default Air Force Logo 817th EAS keeps crews flying
A "C-17 one-stop combat ops shop" accurately depicts the 817th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany.Members deployed from the 17th Airlift Squadron here provide every service needed for C-17 aircrews from Charleston AFB and McChord AFB, Wash., as well as C-141 and C-5 aircrews flying through Germany."We are the C-17 combat
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Default Air Force Logo Charleston trains Navy's 'Rocky' to become contender
In the 1980's Rocky Balboa knocked out many contenders. At Charleston a new Rocky is poised to arise and become victorious in 2004. The 437th Security Forces canine unit is assisting the Charleston Naval Weapons Station in developing a kennel program. The Charleston AFB unit has opened its doors to kennel and train Rocky,
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Default Air Force Logo AMC officials announce senior officer retirement, assignments
Air Mobility Command officials have announced the following senior officer retirement and assignments:Retirement:Col. Fraser B. Jones Jr., staff judge advocate, Headquarters 18th Air Force, Scott AFB, will retire May 1.Assignments:Col. Jeffrey H. Curtis, staff judge advocate, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt AFB Neb., will replace
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Default Air Force Logo Deployed airmen represent honor, dignity
The American flag waves proudly in a light breeze, its bright colors standing out in stark contrast over the gray, cracked concrete of hardened, Soviet-built aircraft shelters.Below the Stars and Stripes a group of airmen, wearing perfectly pressed desert camouflage uniforms, stand at attention waiting for the sound of retreat and their cue to
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