NEWS

  • KC-46A approved to refuel 97 percent of Joint Force receivers

    Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a seventh Interim Capability Release mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus May 31, 2022, increasing the aircraft’s operational capability to support 97 percent of the daily Joint Force air refueling demands.

  • A/TA honors Maj. Gen. Donald D. Brown during unveiling ceremony

    The Huyser Chapter of the Airlift/Tanker Association unveiled a sculpted bust of the late Maj. Gen. Donald D. Brown for their Memorial Walkway during a ceremony here May 25. Brown, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2021, was honored for his contributions to aviation and air mobility spanning

  • 618th AOC Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Rebecca Sonkiss, 618th Air Operations Center incoming commander, assumed command of the 618th AOC on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, May 24, 2022. Sonkiss previously served as the Deputy Director for Counter Threats and International Cooperation on the Joint Staff,

  • Thunder Over Dover 2022 Reunites community

    Dover Air Force Base held the 2022 Thunder Over Dover Airshow and Open House, opening the base to host more than 75,000 members of the community May 21-22, 2022.The theme of this year’s event was “Reunite” and coincided with Armed Forces Day, the Air Force’s 75th Anniversary and featured

  • C-17 dedicated in honor of the Candy Bomber, Berlin Airlift

    Kicking off a two-day celebration honoring the life and legacy of Col Gail Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber, the Air Mobility Command commander joined friends, family and guests in Provo, Utah, May 20, to dedicate a Joint Base Charleston-based C-17 Globemaster III as the “Spirit of the Candy Bomber.”

  • A legacy of innovation: HQ CCC honors four AF teams at Scott AFB

    A tile induction ceremony honoring the 67th Cyberspace Wing and 688th Cyberspace Wing’s contributions toward Air Force cyberspace and communication capabilities was hosted May 19, 2022, at the Air Force Cyberspace and Communications Heritage Center.Two key milestones in cyberspace and communications

  • Airmen innovation helps optimize cargo loading with simple technology

    In partnership with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Research Laboratory, and Air Force Operational Energy, Airmen are conducting operational testing on prototypes of the Vertical Pallet Stacker for multiple mobility aircraft to enable more optimized and effective cargo-loading and transport per

  • Fueling the fight - Sentry Savannah 22-1

    Three Air National Guard air refueling squadrons supported Sentry Savannah, an exercise held May 2-15th, 2022, at the Air Dominance Center, a combat readiness training center, in Savannah, Georgia.Over 30 Airmen and four aircraft from the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National

  • Life coaching, counseling available to 908th Airlift Wing members

    Amy Kemp-Wellmeier, or Ms. Amy as she likes to be called, is the 908th Airlift Wing’s Director of Psychological Health. In her role she advises the wing’s leadership on mental health issues affecting Airmen, schedules annual trainings and acts as what she calls a “life coach” to the 908th’s members.