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U.S. Air Force Capt. Ian Mazerski, 321st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight commander, talks with African Partnership Flight participants during a table top workshop in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 20, 2017. The intent of APF is to build strong transparent partnerships that enhance regional stability and security through formal alliances, partnerships and simple exchanges of information. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder) Air advisors promote HA/DR skills at African Partnership Flight
In late April, more than 20 Airmen joined 60 counterparts from Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Niger to discuss maintenance and logistics principles when planning support for HA/DR (Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief) operations.
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Robert Riggs, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command air mobility liaison officer (AMLO), assists in loading cargo aboard a C-17 aircraft at MCAS Cherry Point. As MARSOC’s AMLO, Riggs provides a critical link of communication between the airlift and ground forces in the area of operations. He facilitated the mission from planning and coordination through hands-on facilitation by piloting the aircraft as it deployed and re-deployed two MARSOC units. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Salvador Moreno, released) Mobility liason officer streamlines MARSOC deployment process
U.S. Air Force Maj. Robert Riggs, a 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron air mobility liaison officer (AMLO) assigned to MARSOC, recently enabled support to the U.S. Africa Command area of operations.
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The Abilene Trophy is presented to the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce during a presentation at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 28, 2017. The Abilene Trophy is awarded by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee to the AMC community that is most supportive of its local Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Lenhardt) Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce wins Abilene Trophy
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce was announced as the recipient of the 2016 Abilene Trophy April 28, 2017 during Phoenix Rally — a week-long look at mobility air force priorities, roles, and missions— at the Global Reach Planning Center here.
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A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., rests on Pegasus Ice Runway, Antarctica during Operation Deep Freeze (ODF), July 15, 2016. ODF is unlike any other U.S. military operation.  It is one of the military’s most difficult peacetime missions due to the harsh Antarctic environment.  The U.S. military is uniquely equipped and trained to operate in such an austere environment and has therefore provided support to the U.S. Antarctic Program since 1955. (U.S. Air Force Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Madelyn McCullough) Increased Antarctic airlift capability contributes to science
Over the past 60 years, winter flying missions have provided a significant contribution to how the National Science Foundation conducts scientific research in Antarctica.
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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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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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