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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
0 11/06
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
0 11/06
2017
Lt. Col. Thomas Clark, 437th Operations Group deputy chief of standards and evaluations, uses the new Electronic Flight Bag mount modification on the flightline in Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 29, 2017. Innovation saves AMC $2 million annually
The 437th Airlift Wing began modifying the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft with new mounts for the Electronic Flight Bag Sept. 25, 2017. The new mounts will increase flight safety in C-17s and are estimated to save Air Mobility Command $2 million in repairs annually.
0 10/03
2017
A truck McConnell AFB innovations save USAF $40K, increases safety
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Vehicle Management Flight recently constructed and installed a modification on a vehicle to enhance the safety of McConnell Airmen while saving the Air Force thousands of dollars.The nine-ton high-lift truck is used for loading cargo into the KC-135 Stratotanker and will also
0 9/08
2017
Staff Sgt. Philip Beasley, 735th Air Mobility Squadron assistant air freight shift supervisor, performs cargo inventory using a new digital program at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Aug. 24, 2017. 735th AMS introduces first automatic cargo processing initiative
Airmen from the 735th Air Mobility Squadron have developed and tested a new automated system to save time and money here Aug. 23.
0 8/25
2017
Air Force leaders recently released new Air Force priorities. Air Force senior leaders unveil new priorities
In a recent letter to the Total Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright released their new priorities and addressed issues Airmen face day to day.
0 8/02
2017
Default Air Force Logo AMC achieves electronic flight bags milestone
Air Mobility Command recently achieved a milestone with its electronic flight bag initiative. All AMC wings and aircraft are now approved to use electronic flight bags - portable electronic devices that consolidates nearly 120 pounds of paper products into a single tablet. The tablet contains electronic flight information publications such as navigational charts, and also digital publications, such as Air Force instructions and technical orders.
0 2/21
2017
618 Air Operations Center (Tanker AIrlift Control Center) Shield Scott Air Ops Center’s routing initiative could save millions
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Miranda Balentine, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, is excited about Airman-powered innovation and believes one significant way forward in reducing the Air Force’s aviation energy demands is through the ingenuity of Airmen. “Airmen are shifting focus, changing the inertia
0 7/19
2016
AFMS Website Image Health Innovation Jul 2016 (AF Graphic) Changing Air Force healthcare through innovation
Innovation is a buzzword often associated with new technology platforms or successful sports teams, but in reality innovation can apply anywhere someone comes up with a new idea or way of doing something.When it comes to health innovation and research, it’s all about finding new solutions to improve healthcare throughout the Air Force.“There’s
0 6/29
2016
Default Air Force Logo AMC prepares for tomorrow’s Rapid Global Mobility
In an era where the phrase “doing more with less” has become a mainstay, Air Mobility Command leadership remains focused on sustaining readiness and preparing mobility forces for the future.As noted in the Air Force strategy titled, “America’s Air Force: A Call to the Future,” senior leaders recognize “… The future and its host of challenges, is
0 6/03
2016
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