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Lean Event Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations
Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing Co. representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event here, June 18. The Air Force-wide enterprise event brought together everyone affiliated with the C-17 missions and worked to minimize the time frame for the aircraft’s home station check process, which is a required scheduled inspection. All participants who attended worked to streamline and lean out productivity issues.
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2018
Twelve members of the 6th Air Refueling Squadron pose for a photo with the Senior Master Sgt. Albert Evans Trophy at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 11, 2018. The 6th ARS In-Flight Refueling Section was presented the award during the 39th Annual Boom Operator’s Symposium, which was held at Altus AFB, Okla., from April 27 – 29. The award is given annually to the most outstanding air refueling section in the Air Force. The 6th ARS has been awarded the honor six times, more than any other Air Force unit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman) 6th ARS in-flight refueling section recognized as best in Air Force
Nearly three dozen Airmen of the 6th Air Refueling Squadron’s In-Flight Refueling Section at Travis Air Force Base, California, had quite a year in 2017. The section was responsible for offloading 50 million pounds of fuel to more than 4,000 receiver aircraft and supporting missions around the globe.
0 5/15
2018
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.
0 5/09
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
Capt. Joseph Migliuri, 92nd Medical Group pediatrician, performs a wellness vision exam during a patient’s check-up April 4, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The pediatric team has implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care. The integration of RESET in the Military Health System Genesis workflow has improved the clinic’s goals of patient access and care.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) RESET improves pediatric care
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
0 4/16
2018
KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2 KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2
Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis AFB and held north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen
0 4/04
2018
Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2 Operational support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2
People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time. Whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights. There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
0 3/28
2018
A male leans on blue containers with parts in a warehouse. Can’t fly without supply: materiel management circulates supplies
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. — Little Rock Air Force Base has multiple aircraft deployed across the globe in support of Combat Airlift at any given time, and the people of the 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management flight work behind the scenes to ensure C-130s deploy with parts needed to sustain mission requirements. The 19th LRS Materiel Management flight, often referred to as supply; manages and distributes Air Force assets to various units - such as aircraft parts to maintenance - and deployment gear to tasked individuals 24/7.
0 3/12
2018
Capt. Michael Pieschel, 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron standards and evaluations flight nurse, assists Master Sgt. Joseph Koch, 509th Weapons Squadron superintendent, move a patient litter during an aeromedical evacuation training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 1, 2018. Practicing when to lift, move, stop and place equipment allows AE teams to maneuver patients with safety and efficiency while in the KC-135. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) 92nd OG partners with 375th AES, enhance AE knowledge
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Airmen from the 92nd Operations Group partnered with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn how to turn a KC-135 Stratotanker into a mobile hospital during a training session here March 1, 2018.
0 3/08
2018
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.
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2018
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