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  • 18th Air Force

    EIGHTEENTH AIR FORCEThe Eighteenth Air Force (18 AF), headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., was first activated on March 28, 1951 to execute Tactical Air Command's troop carrier responsibilities and became operational as the 18th Air Force on June 26, 1951. Based on budgetary limitations, it was formally inactivated on Jan. 1, 1958 and its
  • 618th Air Operations Center

    The 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is Air Mobility Command's execution arm for providing America's Global Reach. The 618th AOC (TACC) plans, schedules and directs a fleet of nearly 1,100 mobility aircraft in support of combat delivery and strategic airlift, air refueling and
  • Aeromedical Evacuation

    The Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation System is a unique and significant part of the nation's mobility resources. Its mission is to provide fixed-wing movement of patients requiring supervision by Aeromedical Evacuation personnel to locations offering appropriate levels of medical care. During contingencies, the AE system can operate as far forward
  • Air Mobility Command

    Air Mobility Command was activated June 1, 1992, with headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and is one of 10 major Air Force commands. On Oct. 1, 2016, AMC consolidated with Military Air Command making AMC the oldest major command in the Air Force tracing its history to the establishment of the Air Corps Ferrying Command on May 29, 1941.
  • Air Mobility Command Aeromedical Evacuation

    The Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) System is a unique and significant part of the nation’s mobility resources. Its mission is to provide time sensitive, mission critical en route care to patients to and between medical treatment facilities.  Care is provided by Air Force medics specially trained to operate within the global AE system.The end
  • Approval Process for DOD Air Carriers

    User Request > DOD Contracting Agency > DOD Evaluation Process (DOD COMMERCIAL AIRLIFT DIVISION) > Commercial Airlift Review Board (CARB) Decision>Authority and Guidance10 USC Sec 2640 (Public Law 99-661)DOD Instruction 4500.5332 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 861 National Security Decision Directive 280AMCI 10-402Commercial Air
  • C-130 Hercules

    MissionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations
  • C-17 Globemaster III

    MissionThe C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and
  • C-32

    MissionThe C-32 provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for our nation's leaders to locations around the world. The primary customers are the vice president, using the distinctive call sign "Air Force Two," the first lady, and members of the Cabinet and Congress. FeaturesThe C-32 is a specially configured version of the Boeing
  • C-40B/C

    Mission The C-40 B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The C-40B's primary customers are the combatant commanders and C-40C customers include members of the Cabinet and Congress. The aircraft also performs other operational support missions. Features The C-40 B/C is based upon the
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