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  • 774th EAS loadmaster ensures safe delivery of pax, cargo

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Extensive coordination goes into planning any U.S. Air Force flight. This rings especially true when transporting people and supplies from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to austere airstrips throughout the country.Assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Airman 1st Class Courtney Wagner, 744th EAS
  • JB Charleston supports USAF weapons school capstone exercise

    The 437th Airlift Wing launched 17 C-17 Globemaster IIIs in support of the largest U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration Phase Joint Forcible Entry event in its history, Dec. 9, 2017.
  • Total Force medical team transports Sailor home

    When a 34-year-old Navy sailor suffered multiple traumatic injuries during a mission in Syria, a Total Force team of medical professionals and Mobility Airmen sprung into action, intent on saving the life of a fellow service member. The sailor suffered injuries while performing improvised explosive device clearing operations. The severity of his injuries reduced his survival rate to two percent, requiring urgent transport from Syria to Texas.
  • 375th Air Mobility Wing commander under investigation for alleged misconduct

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE Ill. -- The 18th Air Force commander relieved Col. John Howard of command of the 375th Air Mobility Wing, Dec. 11.Colonel Howard is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.  The investigation is being led by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.While the investigation is ongoing, additional details
  • 375th Air Mobility Wing commander relieved

    Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, relieved Col. John Howard of command of the 375th Air Mobility Wing, effective Dec. 11, 2017.
  • USTRANSCOM completes transportation management system proof of principle

    U.S. Transportation Command just completed a successful proof of principle effort that fused a leading-edge, commercial-off-the-shelf, Transportation Management System capability with government-integrated platforms.
  • Santa’s on his way: 66th Operation Christmas Drop launches at Andersen AFB

    The 66th iteration of Operation Christmas Drop took to the sky Dec. 11 as military leaders ceremoniously pushed the first pallet of donated toys, food, supplies and educational materials into a C-130J Super Hercules.
  • Four MAJCOMs join forces, upgrade C2 systems

    Four Air Force major commands joined forces to overhaul command and control systems here, Dec. 4, 2017.Airmen assigned to U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa, Air Mobility Command, Air Force Space Command, and Air Force Material command conducted major upgrades to the system. The project also included participation from both the U.S.
  • Future weapons school students participate WIC Rage exercise

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- C-130 weapons officer pilots along with their crew put their capabilities to use during an exercise here, Dec. 5, 2017.  “WIC Rage is an exercise in which weapons officers who have already been through U.S. Air Force Weapons School volunteer to guide future students and prepare them for what they’re about to
  • 5th EAMS supports AMC aircraft

    The 5th EAMS is responsible for the aerial port of debarkation and maintains staged C-17 aircraft, as well as providing en route maintenance and support for transient C-17 and C-5 aircraft flying in and out of Iraq, Afghanistan and Southwest Asia. This mission requires them to manage the APOD at one location and sustain two separate airframes from two geographically separate airfields.