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  • Veteran safety professional ensures U.S. Transportation Command’s personnel and facilities stay safe and sound

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command operates around the globe. Michael Burgess, assistant facility and safety manager for the command, doesn’t work in an area quite so grand, but his, approximately one million square feet of space is larger than most.Burgess ensures USTRANSCOM’s seven separate facilities stay safe and sound,
  • Aircrew gets new anti-smoke goggles

    For more than 20 years the ASGs have been a basic four part system, until now. With innovation, the new ASGs are now a three-part system. The suspension frame itself is still made the same with the nape pad attached, while the goggles and oxygen mask portion have been upgraded.
  • Our mission is your mission: 19th CONS

    “Our mission is your mission.” This motto serves as the backbone of everything that is the 19th Contracting Squadron. The 19th CONS is tasked with overseeing Team Little Rock’s services and commodities contracts from the time they’re a squadron purchase request through the end of their life cycle.
  • Interactive classes for defense logisticians on tap for this year’s National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- A unique blend of military, government, industry, and academic professionals will instruct seven separate courses on the impact of information technology and cyber on defense logistics during the National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting, October 7 to 10, 2019, Union Station, St. Louis. 
  • Reservists fly in 10th Annual Salute From the Shore

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 315st Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston are scheduled to fly a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, July 4, 2019, as part of the 10th Annual Salute from the Shore. Along with the C-17 being flown by the 315 AW from Joint Base Charleston, Marine Aircraft Group 31 from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort are scheduled to fly F/A-18C Hornets down the coast in formation.
  • AMC leadership visits JBLM, drives home message of readiness, innovation

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, saw first-hand what makes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the global-reaching airlift power that it is during their visit here, June 24-27.Team McChord Airmen showcased their units’ humanitarian airlift and airdrop capabilities,
  • Air Force officials announce tour length changes

    The tour length reduction from four to three years for military training instructors, military training leaders, Air Education and Training Command technical training instructors with prefix “T”, “J”, or “X” and stateside professional military education instructors was announced July 1, renewing the focus on increasing operational readiness and improving Airmen resiliency.
  • Keeping up with aircrew safety

    Pilots and loadmasters are some of the first Airmen who come to mind when thinking about the safe execution of agile combat airlift. The 19th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight is responsible for maintaining all in-flight safety equipment, ensuring aircrew are properly trained in the event of an emergency.
  • Mobility Airmen and artillery Soldiers combine strengths

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and U.S. Army Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, conducted a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Rapid Infiltration exercise at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, June 25, 2019.The
  • Humanitarian Repatriation Missions

    On December 6, 2018 six Marines perished in a crash after a KC-130J and an F/A 18 collided, while refueling midair, off the coast of Japan. Six months after the crash, on June 7, 2019 the search was concluded after locating items from the crash and recovering human remains. Aiding human repatriations is a critical mission set mobility air forces