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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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Default Air Force Logo Grand Forks AFB faces near record-breaking winter
From Jan. 24 to 30, this base has seen weather that is among the coldest and snowiest on record, according to officials at the 319th Operations Support Squadron weather flight here.From Jan. 24 to 26, the base received 21 inches of snow. By Jan. 28, temperatures dipped to a new winter low of minus 32 degrees Fahrenheit with a wind chill that hit
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Default Air Force Logo AMC orientation enlightens, informs command's newest chiefs
Eighty-two new and future Air Mobility Command chief master sergeants visited Scott AFB recently to participate in the command's annual Chief Master Sergeant Orientation.The conference gives AMC's newest chiefs an overview of the command's mission and discuss command and Air Force issues affecting today's top enlisted grade.The three-day
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force's top chief visits Scott AFB
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Gerald Murray came to Scott AFB Jan. 22. The CMSAF spent four days at Scott, taking the opportunity to see different areas on the base and visit with the people assigned here."Scott AFB has wonderful people; the airmen, the spouses, the civilians -- everyone is very professional," said Chief Murray. "That's
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Default Air Force Logo 18th Air Force commander visits Charleston
In a round of base visits, the 18th Air Force commander returned to the base of his first flying assignment."It is good to be back at Charleston AFB," Lt Gen. William Welser said, as he spent a day touring the base and meeting the troops. General Welser was on base Jan. 14 and 15.General Welser started his career as a maintenance officer, went to
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Default Air Force Logo Teamwork, innovation eliminate Travis C-5 'cannibalization' jet
For the past 30 years C-5 maintainers at Travis AFB, Calif., have borrowed parts from what they called a "canned bird" while ones they've ordered made their way through the Air Force supply system. That practice, known as cannibalization, is now a thing of the past at Travis thanks to members of Air Force Materiel
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Default Air Force Logo Travis C-5 crew recounts enemy attack
C-5 missions to Baghdad International Airport are typical, but never routine. On Jan. 8, the treacherous nature of flying into the airport was clearly demonstrated when hostile action from the ground destroyed the No. 4 engine of a Travis C-5 shortly after takeoff. Because of key training and preparedness, all 11 crewmembers, 52 passengers and the
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Default Air Force Logo Dental techs to become licensed dental hygienists

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