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Honduran air force Subteniente Auxiliar Sanidad Obed Antonio Contreres Fuentes, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Capt. Diego Torres, center left, Detachment 4, 375th Operations Group flight nurse instructor and evaluator, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Staff Sgt. Gabriel Trujillo, center right, 779th Medical Operations Squadron paramedic, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, and Capt. Leslie Whiting, 88th Aerospace Medicine Squadron aerospace nurse manager, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as part of a subject matter expert exchange in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 4. The global health engagement brought U.S. and Honduran counterparts together to build and strengthen partner relationships. U.S., Honduran air force share best medical practices
Five U.S. Airmen conducted a subject matter expert knowledge exchange with their Honduran counterparts to share best practices and increase partner nation capacities in aerospace medicine from April 4-6.
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Team Dover members listen to Chief Master Sgt. Shelina Frey, command chief for Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., speak at the Women’s History Month Breakfast, March 20, 2017, at The Landings on Dover Air Force Base, Del. Frey was the guest speaker for the event and noted the importance of her having good mentors during her Air Force career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik) AMC command chief, Dover celebrate women’s history
Team Dover celebrated Women’s History Month during the month of March, 2017.
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Capt. Jason Carroll, 15th Airlift Squadron airdrop instructor pilot, flies to North Auxiliary Airfield in North, South Carolina, March 15, 2017 to execute in-flight training with aircrew eye and respiratory protection system (AERPS) equipment. The flight marked the first time in more than 10 years where aircrews wore AERPS equipment. AERPS equipment consists of a rubber mask, multiple layers of boots and gloves, fan filter system and an audio and speaker system. Aircrew complete in-flight training with protection equipment
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Three C-17 Globemaster III aircraft flew to North Auxiliary Airfield in North, South Carolina, March 15 to execute in-flight training with aircrew eye and respiratory protection system equipment, the first exercise of its kind in more than a decade for 437th Airlift Wing aircrew members. The training also marked the
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Senior Airman Andressa Dasilva, 437th Aerial port Squadron traffic management specialist, directs the movement of cargo during Exercise Bonny Jack at the Cargo Deployment Facility here, March 1, 2017. Exercise Bonny Jack was a two-day mobility exercise testing the cargo deployment capabilities of the 437th Airlift Wing. Members of Team Charleston conducted 24-hour operations for the exercise to move 95 short tons of cargo. Exercise Bonny Jack tests cargo deployment capabilities
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron hosted Exercise Bonny Jack, a two-day mobility exercise testing the cargo deployment capabilities of the 437th Airlift Wing here, March 1 and 2, 2017.The exercise started at 9 a.m., March 1 when the 437th Aerial Port Squadron received a simulated executive order from 628th LRS
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Canteens, boots and binders rest on the mat of the 19th Security Forces Squadron’s version of the “House of Pain,” Feb. 15, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The “House of Pain” is a nickname of the Air Mobility Command’s Phoenix Raven Qualification Course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Little Rock AFB Ravens prepared and trained three other 19th Security Forces Squadron Airmen to prepare for the physically intensive three-week, 12-hour-a-day course that covers subjects such as cross-cultural awareness, airfield survey techniques, explosive ordnance awareness, aircraft searches and self-defense techniques. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Ravens secure C-130s worldwide
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Air Mobility Command currently operates a fleet of more than 1,100 aircraft, yet only a small number of elite security forces Airmen are responsible for defending and protecting those aircraft and aircrews in locations across the globe. The Airmen are known as Phoenix Ravens, and Little Rock Air Force Base is
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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.
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Senior Master Sgt. Regina Rockwood, 157th Mission Support Group superintendent, left, and Airman 1st Class Philip Gray, 22nd Contracting Squadron contract administrator, review site visit details, Feb. 16, 2017, at Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire.  Contract Airmen solicit and award contracts, work with local contractors for construction projects and ensure the government is getting the best value possible. (Courtesy photo) Contracting Airman helps Guard base to welcome KC-46
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The arrival of the KC-46 Pegasus will be colossal for the Air Force, but the small contracting office at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, needed assistance to transition smoothly.Pease’s contracting office has less than one-third of McConnell’s manpower; yet the base has the most construction projects
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349th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Citizen Airmen litter carry simulated tuberculosis patients during a scenario for exercise Patriot Wyvern at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 11, 2017. the 349th ASTS is responsible for the loading and unloading patients from aircraft and administering medical care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Patriot Wyvern hones Reserve wing’s readiness skills
Airmen from the 349th Air Mobility Wing took part in a Patriot Wyvern exercise here Feb. 10 – 12. Patriot Wyvern, which takes place twice a year, brings together organizations across the unit for the common purpose of ensuring mission-ready Airmen for worldwide contingency operations. Over the course of the unit training assembly weekend, Airmen received training and were evaluated on both core Air Force specialty code skills and general readiness capabilities.
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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Commander, Air Mobility Command presented AMC's role in joint operations as a vital part of our national security in a presentation during AMC Headquarters staff Wingman Day activities Feb. 8, 2017 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. AMC commander: Mobility Airmen are the ultimate wingmen
Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, AMC commander, highlighted AMC’s purpose in joint operations through five recent examples of headline-making global mobility missions.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Kyle Gauthier, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot and flight commander, reviews a preflight checklist Feb. 3, 2017, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. His shoulder patch indicates the C-130J Block 8.1 system upgrade and expansion. Gauthier, along with a team of 19th Airlift Wing Airmen, conducted Air Mobility Command’s first C-130J flight with the upgrade. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Harry Brexel) Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Airmen conducted a training flight using the first C-130J with a Block 8.1 upgrade at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 3, 2017.  The Block 8.1 upgrade enhances GPS capabilities, communications systems, updated friend-or-foe identification and allows the C-130J to comply with worldwide air traffic
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