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U.S. Air Force Maj. Ryan Garlow, 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), presents an idea for a portable air conditioner for the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to 6th AMW leadership during Fuel Tank at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., June 27, 2018. FUEL TANK: Team MacDill turns ideas into reality
The 6th Air Mobility Wing commander, Col. April Vogel, hosted the first Fuel Tank event at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 27, 2018. Fuel Tank, much like the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition, called upon Airmen to pitch their innovative ideas to 6th AMW leadership.
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Stan Gohl, 437th Airlift Wing historian, presents the idea of placing stone beneath the heritage aircraft at the air park here during the Squadron Innovation Fund panel meeting June 4, 2018. Charleston implements new squadron innovation funds
The 437th Airlift Wing received $450,000 to be divided amongst each of its squadrons as part of the Air Force Squadron Innovation Fund, an effort to revitalize squadrons. Wing commanders were authorized to use 20 percent of those funds on proposals they felt could positively impact multiple squadrons.To determine what would be done with their
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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.
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2018
Airman 1st Class Levi Gordon, 60th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance, uses a Clean Laser 1000 to remove paint from a sheet of metal March 7 at Travis Air Force Base, California. The 1000-watt laser can remove paint and corrosion. It reduces the waste created from sanding paint by 90 percent Travis was chosen as one of two bases to test the capabilities of the laser. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Amber Carter) Travis tests lasers to fight corrosion
As Air Mobility Command continues to answer the secretary of the Air Force’s call for innovation, Travis Air Force Base, California, looks toward the future by making innovative use of lasers in the 60th Maintenance Squadron, increasing efficiency.
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2018
From left: Col. David Lange, 18th Air Force director of plans and strategies; Dr. Rod Miller, Air Force Global Strike Command chief scientist; Senior Airman Alexis Suarez, 375th Wing Staff Agency unit deployment manager; and Dr. Donna Senft, Air Mobility Command chief scientist, discuss the KC-135 Stratotanker mission with Maj. Andrew Hale, 906th Air Refueling Squadron aircraft commander, before an aerial refueling flight Feb. 28, 2018, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tara Stetler) AMC, AFGSC chief scientists discuss innovation
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command’s and Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief scientists met Feb. 27 and 28 to discuss ways the two commands can work together to foster technological innovation.
0 3/09
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force selects two AMC-proposed innovations as Spark Tank finalists
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Two Air Mobility Command-proposed innovations were selected among six Air Force Spark Tank finalists slated for showcase before Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Spark Tank finalists representing AMC are:  The KC-135 Aircraft Boom Instructor Platform,
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2018
A logo Wing stands up innovation cell
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— In response to Secretary of the Air Force calls for innovation, the 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans and Programs Office has begun recruiting Airmen for an new innovation team,  designated as XPX.“[The wing commander] wanted a place for ideas to go to be realized,” said Maj. John Williams, 22nd ARW XP chief. “We’re
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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
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.
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2017
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