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The Florida Advanced Surgical and Transportation (FAST) team simulates first aid care to patients at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 28, 2018. MacDill supports Patriot Sands
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Between Feb. 27 and March 3, 2018, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida hosted Patriot Sands, a joint-force exercise to train contingency response personnel and maintain operational proficiency.
0 3/06
2018
A view from inside an M50 gas mask during the 2018 Vengeant Eagle Exercise Feb. 22, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The mask is an improvement over the previous M40 model and allows better visibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mauricio Campino) Exercise Vengeant Eagle prepares Dover for full spectrum readiness
More than 200 Airmen assigned to Dover AFB participated in simulated events designed to replicate all the phases of a large-scale deployment during a 48-hour readiness exercise Feb. 21-22, 2018, here.
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2018
Staff Sgt. Timothy Snyder, 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management supervisor, aligns his forklift with a crate of gas masks during a Civil Reserve Air Fleet readiness exercise Nov. 13, 2017, inside the individual protective equipment warehouse on Dover Air Force Base, Del. The 436th LRS stores IPE for Civil Reserve Air Fleet aircrews, and is ready to ship the equipment anywhere in the world in a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne) Dover enables CRAF readiness exercise
Members of the 436th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 436th Aerial Port Squadron participated in a first-of-its-kind, week-long Civil Reserve Air Fleet individual protective equipment readiness exercise Nov. 13-17, 2017.
0 11/28
2017
Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors Dover Airmen lifeline to hurricane survivors
Dover Air Force Base Airmen have a proud history of delivering help in dire situations all across the world. No matter the circumstance, these men and women can be on site in a short amount of time providing hope for those in need. The 3rd Airlift Squadron from the 436th Airlift Wing supported relief efforts for Katrina and Haiti and the squadron continues this tradition with the C-17 Globemaster III by transporting essential recovery supplies to the survivors of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
0 10/03
2017
A U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy from the 436th Airlift Wing flies over New Jersey while lit by the setting sun. The C-5, one of the largest military aircraft, provides the Air Force with heavy intercontinental strategic airlift capability. The 436th Airlift Wing is located at Dover Air Force Base, Del. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht/Released) AMC commander directs Dover C-5 stand-down
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The Air Mobility Command commander has directed a stand-down of C-5 flying operations at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, following a second malfunction of C-5 nose landing gear within the last 60 days. The stand-down was directed July 17.
0 7/18
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
Tech. Sgt. Brendan Proctor, 3d Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and Staff Sgt. Sean O’Neill, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit crew chief assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., ensure proper block placement prior to loading an HH-60G Pave Hawk search and rescue helicopter onto a 3d AS C-17 Globemaster III May 15, 2017, at Moody AFB. Special care was taken to not damage either aircraft when loading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne) Mobility, Combat Airmen hone search, rescue skills during exercise
The 3rd Airlift Squadron supported exercise Rapid Rescue May 15–18, 2017, providing transportation and simulated aeromedical evacuation along the East Coast.
0 5/23
2017
A C-5M Space Cargo Modified (SCM) Super Galaxy,  sits on the flight line July 21, 2016, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. This C-5 has just completed a Major Isochronal Inspection and is ready to return to its home station, Travis AFB, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia) Unique C-5 completes major inspection
Dover AFB is home to a fleet of 18 C-5M Super Galaxy intercontinental-range strategic airlifters, the Air Force’s largest transport aircraft. It is also home to the Air Force’s only facility capable of conducting Major Isochronal Inspections on C-5 aircraft.
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2016
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