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  • Mobility Airmen and artillery Soldiers combine strengths

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, conducted a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Rapid Infiltration exercise at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, June 25, 2019.The
  • Humanitarian Repatriation Missions

    On December 6, 2018 six Marines perished in a crash after a KC-130J and an F/A 18 collided, while refueling midair, off the coast of Japan. Six months after the crash, on June 7, 2019 the search was concluded after locating items from the crash and recovering human remains. Aiding human repatriations is a critical mission set mobility air forces
  • Air Force stands up Air Force Medical Readiness Agency

    In a ceremony Friday at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, the Air Force Medical Service stood up a new field operating agency, the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger, incoming AFMRA commander, spoke at the ceremony, heralding a new era in Air Force Medicine.
  • AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course

    As part of a newly offered course at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a small group of students determined energy-optimized flying conditions for Air Force fighter relocation missions, which are also known as coronets. Their work is helping to inform a Pentagon-led initiative that seeks to increase the efficiency and combat capability of aircraft operations.
  • Travis’ 60th Operations Group gets spotlight during Airman enrichment program

    Airmen from Travis AFB had the opportunity to flex their operational muscles June 14 as part of an on-base enrichment program focused on the mission of Travis’ 60th Operations Group.
  • 19th Airlift Wing welcomes TLR leader as new commander

    Black Knights, alongside partner units and members of the supportive community, welcomed Col. John Schutte as the new 19th Airlift Wing commander June 27, 2019. Schutte assumed command of the 19th AW from Col. Gerald Donohue in a ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander.
  • Air Force Medical Service unveils new model for active duty care

    In an effort to return more Airmen to duty quicker, the Air Force is rolling out a new medical model to restore the overall readiness of our military. Under the new Air Force Medical Reform model, dedicated provider care teams will be aligned to an Operational Medical Readiness Squadron primarily focused on proactively treating active duty Airmen and improving their availability to support the warfighting mission. Care for non-active duty patients, primarily the families of service members and military retirees, will be handled by separate provider teams aligned to a Health Care Operations Squadron.
  • U.S., Australia new C-17 maintenance arrangement enhances readiness, cooperation

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- U.S. Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force officials implemented a new maintenance arrangement for the C-17 that will improve strategic airlift efficiency and fleet readiness.The C-17 Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Services Implementing Arrangement advances U.S. and Australian interoperability. Previously, U.S. and
  • GI Bill Transfer

    Last year new guidance was announced on transferring GI Bill benefits. The changes go into effect July 12th.
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits, or TEB.