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Default Air Force Logo Medical care at 15,000 feet
On the ground and in the air, airmen in this part of the world can rest assured that medical care is always close by.If a person is injured, medical personnel on the ground stabilize and treat the injured individual. But if that person needs to be transported by air for specialized care, a team of medical professionals from the 379th Aeromedical
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Default Air Force Logo Last of deployed Reserve aerial port airmen return
Nineteen airmen, the last of 48 aerial porters originally activated in February 2003 in support Operation Iraqi Freedom, returned to McChord Feb. 3.Aerial port workers from the 36th Aerial Port Squadron of the 446th Airlift Wing (Reserve) were activated for one year and originally deployed to Charleston AFB, S.C., to process cargo and passengers
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Default Air Force Logo Air Mobility Command museum accepts Pope herk
A Pope C-130 Hercules retired from active duty Feb. 2, flying its final flight to the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover AFB, Del.Lt. Colonel Jeff Brown, 2nd Airlift Squadron director of operations, flew aircraft tail number 6580 on its final mission as the aircraft commander. Col. Frank Laras, 43rd Airlift Wing vice commander, was the mission
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Default Air Force Logo PD&E aims to get C-130J into the fight
By Senior Airman Jason Neal 314th Airlift Wing Public AffairsLITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. (AMCNS) - Procedures development and evaluation mean the world to the C-130J. The C-130J PD&E is one of the last steps before the bird is in the fight.Seven C-130Js and their crews, and a team of evaluators, are here through the end of February to
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Default Air Force Logo Patriot Express restructures
Fiscal realities and limited use have led U.S. Transportation Command to restructure Patriot Express. Patriot Express is the military's chartered commercial air service for transporting servicemembers on permanent change of station orders and their families to and from overseas locations. Air Mobility Command, the air component of USTRANSCOM,
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Default Air Force Logo AMC medical center captures Tricare award
The 92nd Medical Group at Fairchild AFB, Wash., was one of two Air Force medical facilities to receive honors Jan. 26 when the Defense Department's Tricare Management Activity presented its annual customer satisfaction awards.According to Tricare officials, the awards recognize customer service excellence provided to servicemembers and their
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Default Air Force Logo Command names 2003 Public Affairs Media Contest winners
Air Mobility Command officials announced Jan. 30 the winners of the command's 2003 Public Affairs Media Contest. The winners are:Best Newspaper (forwarded to the Air Force-level contest): Tabloid Format: Northwest Airlifter, McChord AFB, Wash.Metro Format: Carolina Flyer, Pope AFB, S.C.Large Newspaper (more than 24 pages):First place -- Northwest
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Default Air Force Logo AMC officials announce command's 2003 Public Affairs award winners
Air Mobility Command officials have announced the winners of the 2003 AMC Public Affairs awards.The winners are:Public Affairs Director's Excellence Award - Large Wing: McGuire AFB, N.J.Public Affairs Director's Excellence Award - Small Wing: Dover AFB, Del.Public Affairs Director's Excellence Award - Community Relations: McChord AFB, Wash.Public
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Default Air Force Logo Command names Azores squadron tops for 2003
The lone mobility unit in the Atlantic serving passengers, handling cargo and helping get iron to the fight for the Defense Department is the Air Mobility Command's best for 2003.The command awarded the 729th Air Mobility Squadron with its Small Terminal Unit of the Year honor Jan. 26. Staffed by 65 airmen and civilians, the aerial port flight
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Default Air Force Logo Team returns after 'doctoring' C-5 in Iraq
A 13-member aircraft battle damage repair team arrived back home Jan. 21 on the patched and Band-Aided C-5 Galaxy they flew to Baghdad, Iraq, to repair. The team, from the 653rd Combat Logistics Support Squadron here, deployed to Baghdad Jan. 10 and replaced the C-5's engine and engine pylon, readying it for a one-time
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