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  • McChord represents USAF in Ample Strike, NATO Days

    Exercise Ample Strike and NATO Days Air Show in the Czech Republic from Sept. 8 to 18 offered an opportunity for 62nd Airlift Wing Airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron to integrate with NATO forces during a multinational exercise and outreach effort. This combined exercise directly supports 2018 National Defense Strategy Summary elements aimed at
  • Team Travis projects Rapid Global Mobility

    The 349th and 60th Air Mobility Wings work together to enhance Rapid Global Mobility by ensuring aircraft at Travis AFB are ready to go any time, any place, anywhere.
  • ANG medics maintain readiness with University of Kansas Health System

    Air National Guard Airmen are key to supporting Total Force readiness. Training agreements with civilian hospitals are vital to helping them achieve this support.
  • Rapid Antarctic airlift saves lives

    Just after completing the final flight of the Southern hemisphere winter Antarctic season, the 304th Expeditionary Air Squadron (EAS) was alerted there was a medical emergency at the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) McMurdo Station Aug. 25.
  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
  • 618th AOC makes global reach a reality, one channel at a time

    SCOTT AFB, Ill.-- While aerial refueling and airlift are often the most well-known Rapid Global Mobility avenues, another lesser-known option is the use of pre-stablished en-route locations. Air Mobility Command sustains 42 en-route locations around the globe through the use of a complex system of channels. These channels enable transport of
  • 730th AMS Det 2 ushers in the historic 2018 Summit in Singapore

    On June 10,  President Donald J. Trump landed at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore for the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and the sitting leader of North Korea.Seventeen C-17s flew through the Singaporean air base for two weeks leading up to the historic summit, ushered in by a small Air Mobility Command detachment.The 730th Air
  • JB Charleston serves as Hurricane Florence staging area

    Joint Base Charleston joined the relief efforts to help victims of Hurricane Florence by becoming a staging location for various rescue and relief units as of Sept. 14, 2018. The teams standing by for the efforts consisted of the 334th Air Expeditionary Group, the South Carolina and Pennsylvania Army National Guard Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • USTRANSCOM commander visits Fairchild

    U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command commander, visited Fairchild Air Force Base Sept. 19, 2018. Lyons visited to discuss mission-readiness, engage with Airmen and learn about the KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • AMC commander talks aircrew retention

    The commander of Air Mobility Command took the stage at the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space, and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, to address the national pilot shortage, an issue shared by the Air Force and the airline industry.