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A U.S. C-5M Super Galaxy assigned to the 22nd Airlift Squadron takes off from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 18, 2017. Mobility Airmen support Argentine submarine search effort
Mobility Airmen are enabling international assistance through delivering equipment and personnel to aid the government of Argentina in its ongoing search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine.
0 11/20
2017
Hurricane Maria Airman shares story of family, service in wake of natural disasters
Growing up in Puerto Rico five miles from Roosevelt Roads, one Airman from Travis Air Force Base, California knows all too well the dangers due to the location of the island. “Since I was a child, my family would always stock pile food and water in preparation for the hurricane season,” said Capt. Christian Ocasio, 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron civil engineering officer. “There would always be a powerful storm heading straight toward us, but would change directions at the last minute.” That’s exactly what Hurricane Irma did after devastating the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Ocasio and his team were sent to the Virgin Islands to perform an airfield assessment of airports in St. Thomas and St. Croix.
0 11/09
2017
Members of a U.S. Agency for International Development elite disaster prepare to fly on a Travis Air Force Base C-17 Globemaster III at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017. At the request of the Mexican government, the team was headed for Mexico to support search and rescue efforts after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the country.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford) Travis C-17 delivers response team to Mexico
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A C-17 Globemaster III from Travis AFB, California, arrived to Mexico City International Airport in support of earthquake relief efforts Sept. 21, 2017.  The crew delivered 67 U.S. Agency for International Development elite disaster team members and five canines along with equipment and medical supplies.“The men and
0 9/22
2017
Thirty Air Mobility Command civic leaders learned how to impact the Rapid Global Mobility mission here during a tour April 10 to 12. During their trip they had breakfast with Airmen, a briefing about how AMC's four core capabilities are executed, a behind the scenes look at the 618th Air Operations Center, and aeromedical evacuation training demo by the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC civic leaders learn about global reach execution
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted 30 civic leaders at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 10 to 12, to provide an interactive look into what it takes to execute the rapid global mobility mission every day.This is the first time in two years since HQ AMC has hosted civic leaders here. “My role as a civic leader
0 4/14
2017
Two C-17 Globemaster III's sit on a runway for an aeromedical evacuation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 22, 2017. The two Globemaster III’s, one from March Air Force Base, California and the other from Travis Air Force Base, Arizona, were requested to transport  two critical patients to separate locations, Tripler Army Medical Center at Honolulu, Hawaii and Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany A. Chase) Joint AE mission enables patients to receive critical care
Airmen, Soldiers and U.S. and Japanese civilian personnel from six different locations around the world teamed up to provide the largest aeromedical evacuation ever at Misawa Air Base, Japan, for two critical patients March 22.The Air Force AE system is a unique and significant part of the nation’s mobility resources. Its mission is to provide time
0 3/28
2017
A F-35B Lightning II aircraft, from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121) receives fuel from a Travis Air Force Base, California, KC-10 Extender as the aircraft make the flight across the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 18, 2017. The transfer of VMFA -121 from MCAS Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan marks the first permanent international deployment of the joint strike fighter. (courtesy photo) AMC enables first international F-35B deployment
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen helped mark a major milestone by enabling the delivery of Marine F-35B Lightning II aircraft to Japan, Jan. 18 2017.The transfer of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, marks the first permanent international
0 1/20
2017
The B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber performs a flyover to begin the 128th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Louis Briscese) USAF Total Force Band plays in Rose Parade
The United States Air Force Total Force Band kicked off the Air Force’s 70th Birthday celebrations by playing at several venues in Southern California culminating in an appearance here in the 128th Rose Parade.
0 1/03
2017
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III pilot looks at his notes during a transport mission in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel in Southwest Asia Sept. 30, 2016. The C-17 is the newest most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis/Released) C-17 missions still continue into Afghanistan
The imposing C-17 Globemaster III moved through the darkness during a longer trip than is typical at the Rock, the busiest aerial port in the area of responsibility. The flight was headed to Afghanistan – another example of the steady and enduring requirements of Operation Freedom Sentinel.“The main priority of this mission was the transport of
0 10/11
2016
Default Air Force Logo First USAF F-35A takes overseas flight to England
The Air Combat Command F-35A Heritage Flight team accomplished America’s first transatlantic flight in an F-35A Lightning II, with refueling support from a KC-10 Extender, when it touched down June 30 at Royal Air Force Fairford, England.
0 7/01
2016
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