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sunrise over McConnell hangar KC-46 Training Summit helps set timeline for AF
McConnell AFB hosted its fifth KC-46 Pegasus Maintenance Training Summit to define training timelines and expected progression based on aircraft delivery.The summit outlined when to train maintainers, crews and the entire KC-46 community. It also addressed how the Air Force is going to cross-train current KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers to the new
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2018
Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence (left), commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, presents Col. Craig Harmon with the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing guidon as he assumes command of 515th AMOW during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, June 1, 2018. 515th AMOW Command Chief Master Sgt. Todd Donaldson is pictured center. Harmon, formerly vice commander of the 515th AMOW, assumed command from Col. Scott Zippwald, who retired after more than 26 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. 515th AMOW welcomes new commander
Col. Craig Harmon assumed command of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony here June 1. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Scott Zippwald relinquished command of the 515th AMOW to Harmon.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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2018
U.S. Soldiers and an Interim Armored Vehicle Stryker exit a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Arctic Pegasus at Deadhorse, Alaska, March 13, 2018. The exercise tested the Air Force and Army’s ability to operate in cold weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Airmen, Soldiers conquer subzero temps during Arctic Pegasus
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Members from the 62nd Airlift Wing teamed up with Soldiers for to take part in Exercise Arctic Pegasus from March 11 to 14 in Alaska. During this four-day exercise, Airmen assigned to the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons braved bitter winds and freezing temperatures transporting approximately 30 Soldiers and Interim Armored Strykers using C-17 Globemaster IIIs.
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2018
Scott Air Force Base launched a new online resource called the “We Care Guide” that connects Airmen to a list of resources that can meet their needs. Scott launches AMC-wide ‘We Care Guide’
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Scott Air Force Base launched a new online resource called the “We Care Guide” that connects Airmen to a list of resources that can meet their needs.
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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.
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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
Tech. Sgt. Sean Newell, a radio frequency transmission systems technician, sets up a communication terminal during an aeromedical evacuation exercise Feb. 6, 2018, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The technicians use the terminal to access a secure website that allows for patient transport. He is with the 375th Communications Squadron but assigned to the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron as a member of the En-Route Patient Staging System team.  (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melissa Estevez) Comm partners with aeromedical teams to save lives
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- When it comes to saving lives on the battlefield, a team of medical evacuation technicians and flight nurses are critical for patient transport, but it may be surprising to know that so is having a communications expert. This was demonstrated recently when members of the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron trained in
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2018
A male is pictured in front of a line of red pipes indoors. Airmen keep Little Rock AFB fresh
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. - Airmen from the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuels Systems flight maintain systems moving more than 500 thousand gallons of water daily through 56 miles of underground pipes enabling base personnel to shower and hydrate, while also up keeping separate pipes dedicated to fuel.The team of 17 service
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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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