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Leon Logothetis, author of The Kindness Diaries, speaks to audience members during a morale event at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Oct. 16, 2017. Logothetis he spoke about his journey circumnavigating the globe, relying only on the kindness of strangers to help him. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tristin English) Author of The Kindness Diaries visits AMC
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — The power of kindness was the topic of the day as Air Mobility Command hosted Leon Logothetis, author of The Kindness Diaries, during an All Call here Nov. 16. “Everyone Matters” was Logothetis’ main message as he spoke about his journey circumnavigating the globe, relying only on the kindness of strangers to help him. He also discussed his adventures with members of the military, expressing his gratitude at being invited to speak with AMC members.
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2017
This episode of Beyond the Beltway takes a look at U.S. Transportation Command and its worldwide logistics mission USTRANSCOM trailblazing transition to cloud
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command is the first Department of Defense organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.
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More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command will process simulated contaminated aircrew through a Lightweight Inflatable Decontamination System in an Aircrew Contamination Control Area during exercise Toxic Arch at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., July 19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC hosts aircrew chemical decontamination exercise
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command gathered here July 17 to 21, to train on Aircrew Contamination Control Area processes and procedures during exercise Toxic Arch.The goal of the exercise is to strengthen the continuity and ability of senior aircrew flight equipment
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Dr. Joe Leverett, Pat Gallagher and Janet Cowley answer questions during a civic leader panel as part of Phoenix Rally at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 28, 2017. The civic leader panel emphasized the role civic leaders and honorary commanders play in their respective communities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Lenhardt) Civic leaders: A total force contributor at Phoenix Rally
Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted a civic leader panel here April 28, 2017 to facilitate dialogue between military and civilian leaders while emphasizing the role civic leaders and honorary commanders serve as mission enablers. The panel was part of the 2017 Spring Phoenix Rally, a bi-annual forum designed for idea sharing and professional development of Air Mobility Command wing commanders and their command chiefs.
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Thirty Air Mobility Command civic leaders learned how to impact the Rapid Global Mobility mission here during a tour April 10 to 12. During their trip they had breakfast with Airmen, a briefing about how AMC's four core capabilities are executed, a behind the scenes look at the 618th Air Operations Center, and aeromedical evacuation training demo by the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC civic leaders learn about global reach execution
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted 30 civic leaders at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 10 to 12, to provide an interactive look into what it takes to execute the rapid global mobility mission every day.This is the first time in two years since HQ AMC has hosted civic leaders here. “My role as a civic leader
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2017
Contractors worked with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to help move a C-130 fuselage trainer, or FuT, which is a platform where aeromedical evacuation crews can perform 100 percent of readiness skills. It is an innovative, cost effective, improved training platform for total force AE and ground support personnel in terms of aircraft configuration familiarization and realistic, high-fidelity task training and mission simulation. (Photos by Senior Airman Tristin English). Total Force aeromedical Airmen receive new trainer
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base Airmen recently began using a new ground aeromedical evacuation fuselage trainer here.Through coordination with Air Mobility Command, the 375th Air Mobility Wing secured a C-130H aircraft that was scheduled for decommissioning from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, last year. The C-130 is the
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2017
Members from the 54th Airlift Squadron and the 73d AS are responsible for flying executive airlift for the United States’ key leadership and providing them with safe, comfortable and reliable transportation.  Both squadrons have integrated into one team, consisting of active duty, Air Reserve technicians, and traditional Reserve personnel. In 2016, the team traveled to 85 countries, including Israel, China and Russia.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Maria Castle) Airlift squadrons provide safe, reliable transportation to nation’s senior leaders
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- When members of the Presidential Cabinet and Congress, foreign heads of state, and other dignitaries executing global missions vital to U.S. national security need to travel, members from the 54th Airlift Squadron and 73rd AS step up to provide them with safe, reliable transportation.“Our primary mission is to fly
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A child reacts while having a virtual reality experience at the Air Force booth.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jodi Martinez) Scott Airmen inspire youth at Community Science Showcase
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base, an installation with a wide range of cyber capabilities and active duty computer and software programmers, recently collaborated with the St. Louis Science Center to help expose youth to the STEM-related career fields in the Air Force at the Community Science Showcase Jan. 16. “Many people in our community aren’t lucky enough to interact with STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) professionals in their daily lives, so participating in outreach events like this is critical,” said Chief Master Sgt. Diane Slazinik, 375th Communications Group superintendent.
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody discusses Air Mobility Command's contributions to the Air Force mission and the need to modernize the fleet during his visit to Scott Air Force Base, Ill, Jan. 18, 2017. The purpose of his visit was to address new chief master sergeants and chief master sergeant-selects during the annual AMC Chief's Leadership Course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade)
CMSAF visits AMC, speaks on modernization
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force discussed Air Mobility Command’s contributions to the Air Force mission and the need to modernize the fleet during a visit here Jan. 18. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody acknowledged AMC’s mission isn’t just important to the Air Force, but also to combatant
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A KC-135 Strantotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing refuels a B-2 Spirit from the 509th Bomb Wing in the late hours of Jan. 18, 2017, during a mission that targeted Islamic State training camps in Libya. The B-2’s low-observability provides it greater freedom of action at high altitudes, thus increasing its range and a better field of view for the aircraft's sensors. Its unrefueled range is approximately 6,000 nautical miles (9,600 kilometers). (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton) Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya
KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
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