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  • McChord Airmen survive Winterhook, improve readiness

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group participated in Exercise Winterhook here Jan. 22 to 26.Winterhook was a two-phase readiness exercise designed to test Team McChord’s Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a chemically or biologically contaminated environment.
  • AMC commander focuses on full-spectrum readiness at JBLM

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash  -- The commander of Air Mobility Command visited McChord Field Jan. 25 and witnessed full-spectrum readiness in action.According to Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, full-spectrum readiness describes the way the Air Force maintains the skills and knowledge required to deploy quickly and operate effectively in a full
  • 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,
  • Airman uses passion for boxing to help others

    “In the first round, I landed a good right hand, and she went down.” Tech. Sgt. Jessica Doerner stepped into the octagon of her first professional mixed martial arts fight with little experience in ground fighting, but she had plenty of boxing background to keep her standing on her feet. As soon as her opponent hit the ground, Doerner took the opportunity to perform a ground-and-pound to quickly put an end to the match within three minutes of the first round.
  • AMC commander visits Joint Base Charleston

    Gen. Carlton D. Everhart, Air Mobility Command commander, visited Joint Base Charleston January 16 through 19 to get a first-hand look at the day-to-day operations of the 628th Air Base Wing, 437th Airlift Wing and their mission partners.
  • 50th ARS completes first training flight

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Three months after being relocated and re-designated, the 50th Air Refueling Squadron completed its first refueling mission aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft here Jan. 16, 2018.“It takes a lot of effort to generate a flight because there are a lot of moving parts, but we finally got it done,” said Lt. Col.
  • 721st AMOG supports NASA study in Germany

    The 721st Air Mobility Operations Group provided aircraft ground service support to the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration Armstrong Flight Research Center and to the German Aerospace Agency as they performed a study on biofuels from Jan. 17th to the 19th at Ramstein Air Base.
  • Security Forces, families welcome wingmen home

    Members of the 436th Security Forces Squadron and their families gathered early in the morning Jan. 21, 2018, to welcome home 12 Airmen from a six-month deployment to the Middle East.
  • McConnell honors late military working dog

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- When picturing an Airman, most people don’t think of them as furry and four-legged, but military working dogs are critical to the mission and be the difference between life and death for human Airmen.On Jan. 19, Team McConnell came together to honor the memory of MWD Don, who passed away Dec. 8, after a battle with
  • AMC journeys through the Cloud

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command senior leaders gathered at the Scott Event Center Jan. 8, 2018, for an experiential activity simulating key events of an organization’s cloud migration.