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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
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
Air Force officials recently announced changes to the nomination process for officer developmental education beginning with the results of the March 2017 Line of Air Force Major Board. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Commanders to have more say in developmental education opportunities
Air Force officials recently announced changes to the nomination process for officer developmental education beginning with the results of the March 2017 Line of Air Force Major Board. The March 2017 LAF Major’s Board results will be released publicly July 18, 2017, and will not include in-residence, developmental education selection or “select” status.
0 7/13
2017
Capt. Matt Davis, 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker pilot, flies in formation with U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, March 14, 2017, over the Pacific Ocean. The training sortie marked the first air refueling mission with F-35s in the 909th ARS’s area of operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier) Airmen voice suggestions, initiate AMC Aviation Retention Task Force stand up
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command commander stood up the AMC Aviation Retention Task Force May 3, 2017 after receiving more than 600 responses to a video published on social media mid-April to solicit ideas regarding Air Force aviation retention concerns. "We've received a tremendous outpouring of response to the aviation retention
0 6/06
2017
A KC-135 Stratotanker prepares to depart Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Oct. 30, 2016. The KC-135 provides the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force, with four turbo fans and mounted under 35-degree wings, the KC-135 is capable of take-offs at gross weights of up to 322,5000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s
Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
0 6/05
2017
Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center Operations Analyst, 1st Lt. Kyle Palko, presents hardened electronic flight bag applications, submitted by private firms, to Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Commander Lt. Gen. John Thompson and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein March 28, 2017. Also on hand are EFB PlugTest Program Manager Brittany Ridings and Master Sgt. Benjamin Lewis, Air Mobility Command loadmaster and EFB program expert. Goldfein toured the HCIC and underscored the importance of multi-domain connectivity during his March 28-30 tour of Hanscom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Herlihy)
 
Mobility aircrews, Industry test secured Electronic Flight Bags
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Private industry is competing to provide aircrews with upgraded Electronic Flight Bag applications during a PlugTest event at the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center here.EFBs are used by aircrews to plan, execute and debrief flights. Applications on the tablets enable pilots and their crews to determine
0 4/17
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF initiates plan for CSAF Focus Area No. 2
The Air Force is moving out on its top general’s number two focus area – Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams. In the fall of 2016, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein announced three areas he considers foundational to the Air Force: Revitalizing Air Force squadrons, Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams, and Focusing on Multi-Domain Command and Control.
0 3/02
2017
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