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  • High Flight provides from-the-top perspective of AMC, TACC

    Forty captains from across the Air Force recently met here to participate in High Flight, a professional development course designed to provide an orientation of Air Mobility Command.Twice each year, 40 of the top captains and their spouses from AMCs active-duty, Guard and Reserve units, as well as some from other major commands, are selected to
  • Grand Forks AFB continues support, donates homes

    The base plans to donate more than 20 housing units to North Dakota Native American tribes this summer as part of the decade-old Operation Walking Shield program.Grand Forks AFB has previously supported the program, donating more than 460 excess housing units to 11 tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.Current plans call for the
  • Laptop computers -- security starts with user

    Youve placed firewalls between you and the Internet and you've implemented passwords to gain access to your systems, yet still youve been infected with a virus. How did this happen? How did an outsider gain access to your system and corrupt your information?Look again, maybe it wasnt an outsider. Maybe it was you!No matter how many firewalls you
  • COMMENTARY: Its all about velocity

    As the commander of the 734th Air Mobility Squadron here, I have the honor of working with the best and brightest of Air Mobility Command, and they make me Proud to be AMC. My bumper sticker phrase for the squadron is Global Mobility Velocity the En Route Standard.The latter part of the phrase indicates how we view ourselves, and how we want others
  • AMC announces 2004 Public Affairs Achievement Awards

    Air Mobility Command recently announced the winners of the 2004 AMC Public Affairs awards.Congratulations to the entire AMC public affairs community for another banner year in 2004, but especially to those who rose to the top as Air Mobility Command Public Affairs Achievement Award winners for 2004," said Gen. John W. Handy, commander of AMC and
  • AMC announces 2004 Logistics Readiness Awards

    Air Mobility Command recently announced the winners of the 2004 AMC Logistics Readiness Awards.It gives me great pleasure to announce the 2004 Air Mobility Command Logistics Readiness Award winners, said Maj. Gen. Loren Reno, AMC director of logistics. Nomination packages were extremely competitive and clearly demonstrated individual
  • Fairchild captain sees change in Iraq first-hand

    For one Fairchild officer who deployed to Baghdad during the height of preparations for the first-ever, free Iraqi elections, witnessing history and assisting in the delivery of democracy has been eye opening and memorable.Capt. Matt Hasson, the 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Officer, packed his bags late last year and deployed to Baghdad
  • AMC officials announce senior officer retirement, assignments

    Air Mobility Command officials announced the following senior officer retirement and assignments:Senior leader retirement:Col. Herman Hicks, commander, 22nd Mission Support Group, McConnell AFB, Kan., will retire effective May 2005.Senior leader assignments:Col. Richard L. Wesche, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., will replace Colonel