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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) Total Force C-130 units conduct unique dual-formation air drop in Afghanistan
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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2018
A KC-10 Extender crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, took part March 10 in a first-of-its-kind mission to move six U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys to Morón Air Base, Spain. (U.S. Marine Corps graphic by Cpl. Holly Pernell) Travis KC-10 takes Ospreys on alternate route across Atlantic
A KC-10 Extender crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, took part March 10 in a first-of-its-kind mission to move six U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys to Morón Air Base, Spain. The mission to move the MV-22s charted an alternative, transatlantic southern route as opposed to a northern passage used in previous efforts.
0 4/25
2018
C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, transports troops and equipment to forward operating locations through the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
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2018
Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan speaks at the Airlift/Tanker Association and Air Mobility Command Symposium in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017. This year’s conference theme, “Mobility Airmen: Agile, Innovative and Ready to Roll,” provides Air Force leadership, industry experts, and academia an opportunity to work together with current and former Mobility Airmen from around the world to discuss issues and challenges facing America and the Air Mobility community. A/TA provides leadership the opportunity to better understand the impact that more than 124,000 Total Force Mobility Airmen have on the global mobility mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez) Mobility Airmen ‘Re-Blue’ at A/TA Symposium
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium hosted here Oct. 26-29 focused on readiness, joint operations, multi-domain tactics and innovation to further develop the 125,000 Mobility Airmen.The symposium featured multiple key note speakers from the Air Force and across the Department of Defense who focused on this year’s theme of
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2017
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, gves the closing address for the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017. A/TA provides leadership the opportunity to better understand the impact that more than 124,000 Total Force Mobility Airmen have on the global mobility mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez) AMC commander hosts fireside chat with Airmen at A/TA symposium
ORLANDO, Fla.--Reminiscing on heritage, taking a mission tour around the world and ending with a personal fireside chat were a few of the ways Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, addressed Airmen during the closing remarks at the 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association SymposiumOct. 28, here.The A/TA Symposium spanned three days
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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
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2017
A U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment Interim Armored Vehicle Stryker drives out of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Plovidv Airport, Bulgaria, July 14, 2017. U.S. Air Forces in Europe airlift will also deliver Stryker vehicles in support of upcoming exercises Swift Response 17-1 and Saber Guardian 17.  These U.S. led multinational exercises ensure high readiness forces can respond to any threat or crisis in a timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) USAF demonstrates capabilities in European theater
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The U.S. Air Force airlift provides the capability to deploy armed forces and assets anywhere in the world within hours.
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2017
A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, sits on the runway during a flying training deployment, Jan. 25, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece. The KC-135 refueled U.S. and Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcons during the FTD, which was hosted to evaluate aircraft and personnel capabilities and increase interoperability between the two NATO allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill) US, Hellenic air forces practice in-flight refueling
A KC-135 Stratotanker, from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing, joined F-16 Fighting Falcons from Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the Hellenic air force to perform in-flight refueling operations during a flying training deployment, Jan. 20 to Feb. 3, 2017, at Souda Bay, Greece.
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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.
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2017
- US, allies join forces for International Jump Week
The U.S., along with seven other allied nations, united for International Jump Week 2016, July 24 through 28 at several different military installations in Germany.
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