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  • A2 community honors former AIS commander

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Members of Air Mobility Command’s intelligence community recently gathered together to honor Col. James J. Moy, former commander of the 183rd Air Intelligence Squadron, dedicating a conference room in his name.
  • Joint, total force enhances MacDill EOD training

    For the first time, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. used its semiannual training exercise as a foundation to become something more. The 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Communication Support Element and the U.S. Army’s 5th General Support Aviation Battalion from Clearwater, Fla. joined the EOD team for a joint, total force training exercise, July 2, 2018.
  • En route maintenance team keeps mission moving

    A team of en route maintenance Airmen recently converged from multiple locations to respond as part of a Maintenance Recovery Team, returning a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft back to the mobility fleet from a forward deployed location in Southwest Asia.Maintenance professionals identified repairs to the aircraft that required additional parts and
  • Shades of Blue inspires audiences in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America wowed an audience of nearly 80,000 at the Kansas City RiverFest July 4 as people turned out to celebrate the nation’s 242nd birthday.The band’s Shades of Blue jazz ensemble travelled to the city from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to play for the RiverFest celebration as well as residents
  • Reserve C-130s support Colorado firefighting efforts

    The Air Force Reserve Command's 302nd Airlift Wing flew multiple Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System missions today dropping fire retardant to draw lines of containment supporting the suppression efforts of the Spring Creek fire in Colorado.
  • Snelson assumes command of 6th AMW in ceremony

    Col. Stephen Snelson assumed command of the 6th Air Mobility Wing from Col. April Vogel during a change of command ceremony June 29, 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • 521st Air Mobility Operation Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. Bradley L. Spears assumed command of the 521st Air Mobility Operation Wing during a change of command ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 28. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Thomas M. Cooper relinquished command of the 521 AMOW to Sprears.Spears, who
  • FUEL TANK: Team MacDill turns ideas into reality

    The 6th Air Mobility Wing commander, Col. April Vogel, hosted the first Fuel Tank event at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 27, 2018. Fuel Tank, much like the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition, called upon Airmen to pitch their innovative ideas to 6th AMW leadership.
  • KC-46 Training Summit helps set timeline for AF

    McConnell AFB hosted its fifth KC-46 Pegasus Maintenance Training Summit to define training timelines and expected progression based on aircraft delivery.The summit outlined when to train maintainers, crews and the entire KC-46 community. It also addressed how the Air Force is going to cross-train current KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers to the new
  • VCJCS returns to Travis, partakes in 75th anniversary celebrations

    The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, took a stroll down memory lane June 15, during a visit at Travis Air Force Base, California.