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  • Robotic mower idea may reduce bird hazards near flightlines

    Airports around the world spend significant time and effort to reduce the risks presented by bird strikes, and two members of the 375th Civil Engineer Squadron recently returned from an Air Force contest in San Antonio with $300K for an idea to reduce those risks.
  • Innovation spurs new energy project for power generators

    In its continuing effort to become more light, lean and lethal, Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group assigned to Travis Air Force Base in California, continue to advance the concept of a smaller power generator, with the capability to support contingency response missions and Joint Services across the entire Global Air Distribution Network. On Feb. 3, Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and the 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron, met at Scaled Power’s test facility in San Francisco, California, for a turbo generator demonstration which is in line with and completes phase-one of a three-phase Research, Development, Test and Evaluation project.
  • AMC increases global reach, power during TRANSCOM exercise

    Air Mobility Command Airmen participated in U.S. Transportation Command’s annual Exercise Turbo Challenge here Jan. 23-30. More than 2,200 personnel participated in a TRANSCOM-led exercise scenario where Airmen exercised their ability to respond decisively on a global scale when diplomatic efforts fail. Participants trained in combatant command coordination, command and control, and capabilities and functions integration.
  • AMC increases global reach, power during TRANSCOM exercise

    Air Mobility Command Airmen participated in U.S. Transportation Command’s annual Exercise Turbo Challenge here Jan. 23-30. More than 2,200 personnel participated in the TRANSCOM-led exercise where Airmen exercised their ability to respond decisively on a global scale when diplomatic efforts fail. Participants trained in combatant command coordination, command and control, and capabilities and functions integration.
  • AMC conducts first MAJCOM-wide MDT training course

    During the five-week span, 14 Airmen from various MDTs representing the 89th, 22nd, 375th, 618th, 87th, 628th, and 60th Communications Squadrons completed a mission-tailored program specializing in cyber defense. These Airmen, representing every MDT in AMC, tailored skills ranging from network traffic analysis to cyber threat detection and mitigation.
  • CRW Airmen enhance mobility readiness during exercise Green Flag

    Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing based out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Travis Air Force Base, California, coordinated air mobility operations during exercise Green Flag Little Rock, Oct. 19-27.
  • U.S. Transportation Command recognized by the National Security Agency for setting the standard in securing, safeguarding, and strengthening its cyber infrastructure

    Cyber professionals serving with U.S. Transportation Command epitomize the overarching message of this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed in October, of Own IT, Secure IT, Protect IT. Last month, they received recognition from the National Security Agency for setting the standard in securing, safeguarding, and strengthening the global, warfighting combatant command’s cyber networks.
  • Mobility, Air Force leaders and legends help Airmen kick off A/TA’s 51st Convention

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan, Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, and mobility leaders and past legends helped several thousand mobility Airmen kick off the Airlift/Tanker Association’s 51st A/TA Convention, Technology Expo and Industry Interface Oct. 23 in Orlando, Florida.
  • AMC expands junior officer force development program

    Air Mobility Command officials announced today an expansion of Phoenix Horizon, the command’s company grade officer leadership and force development program.
  • Charlotte ANG receives first C-17 from JB Charleston

    The first of four C-17 Globemaster IIIs was transferred from Joint Base Charleston to the Charlotte Air National Guard, N.C. April 7, 2018 as part of a congressional mandate. Through this directive Joint base Charleston will send 16 C-17s to four Air National Guard bases.
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