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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
CRW answers the call 621st CRG supports Hurricane Irma relief efforts
In response to Hurricane Irma, the 621st CRW’s 621st Contingency Response Group deployed a contingency response element consisting of nearly 50 members, which included aerial port, maintenance, and command post specialists to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., where they arrived to support the Hurricane Irma relief efforts Sept. 12.
0 9/14
2017
Barclay Stockett, far left, and Brent Steffensen, far right, both Alpha Warrior pros, pause for a photo with the top three winners of the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig competition at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 19, 2017. Participants each received five minutes to successfully complete the obstacle course, and the top three fastest times were selected as winners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon L. Fowler Jr.) MacDill host first AF Alpha Warrior event
MacDill hosted the Air Force’s first stop for the Air Force Alpha Warrior Tour, April 18-19, 2017. The Air Force Services Activity, or AFSVA, partnered with the Alpha Warrior team to continue building Comprehensive Airman Fitness through the newly initiated Air Force Alpha Warrior program. The program incorporates the four domains of CAF – physical, mental, social and spiritual – to achieve readiness and resilience at home and while deployed. It will also help the Air Force continue to grow and develop the world’s most formidable Mobility Airmen.
0 4/21
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
Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, offers thanks and congratulations for the dedication and efforts of the 92nd Medical Group during a MHS Genesis "go-live" recognition ceremony Feb. 15, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Fairchild was the pilot base for the development and implementation of the new, Department of Defense wide new health system. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey) Fairchild pilots $4.3 billion DOD electronic health record upgrade
The 92nd Medical Group hosted a “go-live” recognition ceremony Feb. 15, to celebrate the launch of the Defense Department’s new integrated electronic health record system, Medical Health System GENESIS. The 92nd Medical Group was selected as the first DOD medical clinic to launch this $4.3 billion system and has been successfully using the program since Feb. 7. MHS GENESIS is a DOD-wide electronic health record and management system purchased to keep pace with medical advances and innovations in technology.
0 2/15
2017
Donna L. Wolfe-Sholes, an AMC civic leader representing Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., visits with Airmen from the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group on Pope Army Airfield, N.C. Nov. 16, 2016. The visit was part of the AMC civic leader tour of the AMC mission at Pope AAF.  The tour provided insight into AMC’s prominent role enabling joint mission effects globally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kristine Dreyer) AMC showcases joint rapid global mobility mission to civic leaders
Air Mobility Command hosted 25 civic leaders from around the command Nov. 15 -17, 2016, for an immersion into AMC’s mission at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, and to provide insight into its prominent role enabling joint mission effects globally.
0 11/18
2016
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses modernization and how mobility Airmen enable the fight during the 48th Annual Airlift Tanker Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 28, 2015. The symposium served as a key professional development forum for Mobility Air Forces Airmen by enabling direct access to senior mobility leaders and fostering an environment encouraging open dialogue and honest discussions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Melissa Estevez) SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took the stage Oct. 28, at the 48th annual Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium to address the Air Force’s priority to maintain mission readiness and promote modernization in the coming years. With increasing global threats , James reiterated her emphasis on
0 10/29
2016
U.S. Air Force leaders and community partners cut a ribbon during the “Forging the 46” ceremony, Aug. 30, 2016, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The event consisted of an assumption of command for the reactivated 56th Air Refueling Squadron, dedication of the new KC-46 training facility, speeches from key Air Force and community leaders and concluded with a tour of the new facility for attendees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dillon Davis) Forging the 46
U.S. Air Force leaders and Oklahoma community partners were in attendance for the historical reactivation of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron and the dedication of the KC-46A Pegasus formal training center, Aug. 30, 2016, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
0 8/30
2016
The final design of the Rapid Response Distribution Device included an uninterruptible power supply that provides power in the case of a power outage, a patch panel that allows reconfiguration without having to permanently change the box setup and keeps network equipment concealed from customers so switches cannot be modified, resulting in a system that is easy to store and transport when required. The Airmen from the 92nd Communications Squadron have built around five of these devices, enough to support up to 240 computers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello) New mobile system boosts network capabilities at Fairchild
Technicians at the 92nd Communications Squadron Network Infrastructure shop here have developed a way to rapidly introduce network capabilities to customers who need network access quickly.
0 7/18
2016
U.S. Air Force pilots from the Alaska Air National Guard's 144th Airlift Squadron prepare to take off in a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 17, 2016. The transport mission was one of the last combat missions during the 144th AS's final C-130 deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis/Released) Two Missions, One Fight
Imagine for a moment, our ground and coalition forces in the throes of battle. Imagine them in less than desirable conditions in the middle of nowhere. Now imagine yourself in their boots and not having the vital supplies to survive and sustain that fight.The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance
0 7/05
2016
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