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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
A U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft from the 22nd Airlift Squadron is loaded with U.S Navy rescue equipment at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 18, 2017. The equipment will be delivered to Argentina and used to aid in the search for the Argentina Navy submarine A.R.A San Juan. Air Mobility Command aircraft are delivering equipment and expertise to assist a partner nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm) Mobility aircraft deploy to deliver U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to Argentina
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and a C-5M Super Galaxy are en-route to Argentina to deliver the U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to aid in the search for the A.R.A. San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, which went missing in the Southern Atlantic Nov. 15.Mobility Airmen launched the C-17s, assigned to the 437th
0 11/19
2017
Flames and glow from out of control wildfire with large swirl of flame in Napa County, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Active wildfires in California have burned an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial structures, scorched more than 115,000 acres and reportedly killed 15 people. Travis AFB supports FEMA in California wildfire mission
At the request of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, Travis Air Force Base was designated an installation support base during the response to the Atlas Fire, which has spread across Northern California since Oct. 8, 2017.
0 10/13
2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander discusses the importance of civic leaders in the community to commanders during AMC's fall Phoenix Rally Sept. 27 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders regularly discussed ways to grow and professionally develop Mobility Airmen.“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of
0 10/04
2017
Beeliners bring humanitarian aid to St. Croix BEEliners bring humanitarian aid to St. Croix
As U.S. Army and Marine Corps helicopters delivered humanitarian aid throughout St. Croix, a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Travis AFB, California, landed Sept. 23, at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, bringing humanitarian aid to residents affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The C-17 crew assigned to the 21st Airlift Squadron, also known as BEEliners, received the St. Croix humanitarian aid tasking after completing another humanitarian relief mission to Mexico City.
0 9/26
2017
Members of the 14th and 15th Airlift Squadrons transported a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control mobile tower from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 12. Airmen conduct historic mission to Virgin Islands following Irma
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) -- Members of the 14th and 15th Airlift Squadrons delivered a Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control mobile tower from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 12, 2017.The mobile ATC tower was sent in response to Hurricane Irma to
0 9/13
2017
ech. Sgt. Robert Dones, 349th Medical Squadron surgical technician, poses for portrait at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., on Sept. 9, 2017. On Sept. 2, Dones went hiking on the Eagle Creek Trail in the Columbia River Gorge near Portland, Ore. While on the hike, a forest fire broke out. Dones helped gather a group of hikers who were stranded on the trail with the fire separating them from their way back. Approximately 150 hikers were led to safety aided by Dones. Travis AFB Airman leads Oregon forest fire rescue
Tech. Sgt. Rob Dones was simply out for a four-mile hike when a giant plume of smoke from a raging forest fire turned a casual date into a 22-plus hour rescue of more than 140 people.
0 9/12
2017
Hurricane Irma Relief Operations Travis AFB transports critical aid in support of Hurricane Irma relief operations
A C-17 Globemaster III departed Travis Air Force Base, California, during the early morning hours Sept. 9, 2017, enroute to Puerto Rico to deliver a team of search and rescue personnel assigned to Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Texas Task Force 1 in support of Hurricane Irma relief operations.
0 9/11
2017
A KC-10 Extender taxis on the runway at Wake Island June 12, 2017. KC-10s from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, supported Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 by executing Exercise Ultimate Reach, a strategic refueling and airdrop mission in which three KC-10s refueled five C-17 Globemaster IIIs carrying U.S. Army, Australian and Canadian paratroopers prior to an airdrop. TS 17 is a biennial exercise in Australia that focuses on bilateral military training between U.S. Pacific Command forces and the Australian Defence Force to improve U.S.-Australia combat readiness, increase interoperability, maximize combined training opportunities and conduct maritime prepositioning and logistics operations in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Sarah Johnson) Travis Extenders execute Ultimate Reach during Talisman Saber 17
KC-10 Extender aircrews from the 6th and 9th Air Refueling Squadrons at Travis Air Force Base, California, played a pivotal role July 13 in successfully executing Exercise Ultimate Reach, a strategic refueling and air drop mission in support of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.
0 7/15
2017
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Yaun, a pilot assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, conducts aerial operations during a training flight onboard a C-17 Globemaster III near Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 8, 2014. Training flights are vital to the operational success of Air Force personnel because they help develop the necessary skills for combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barry Loo/released) AMC continues to pursue fuel efficiency initiatives
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- From electronic flight bags to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency. According to Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, AMC’s fuel efficiency program manager, energy costs for the Air Force total nearly $8
0 6/06
2017
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