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  • Dedicated to her country; dedicated to the mission

    Crowds of people forced their way through congested streets. As they hustled and bustled off to wherever they were heading, there was almost no sky overhead. The massive skyscrapers where people lived in small living quarters towered above. For one young girl, this is where she was born and raised; this is Chengdu, China.
  • Wisdom from an ALS commandant

    As Airmen progress through their careers, they are required to attend Professional Military Education courses, also known as PME. These courses prepare Airmen for enhanced responsibilities and leadership roles.
  • Partnerships drive 733rd AMS mission success

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan --  The island of Okinawa, Japan, also referred to as the Keystone to the Pacific, is home to multiple U.S. military installations. Although they have many differences, the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps units on Okinawa have one shared interest: the need for Rapid Global Mobility.The 733rd Air Mobility Squadron
  • 730th AMS NCO applies innovation to career field specialty

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- As Mobility aircraft move through the Pacific, they rely on the skill of Air Mobility Command aircraft maintainers to provide en route maintenance so aircrews can execute their missions. Skilled and qualified, 730th Air Mobility Squadron maintainers here are prepared to provide ground maintenance and service all AMC
  • 732nd AMS executes Rapid Global Mobility in the Pacific

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska --  Located nearly 3,000 miles away from their wing headquarters and even farther from their major command, Airmen assigned to 715th Air Mobility Operations Group face many challenges due to the unit’s geographical separation and Alaska’s often-austere environment.To address these challenges, and the need to
  • Attention to detail keeps aircrew equipped

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- From take-off to landing, aircrew members can be presented with a variety of dangerous situations. When an incident occurs thousands of feet in the air, the quality of life-saving equipment available can determine a bad or good outcome thousands of feet in the air.Airmen of the 437th Operations Support Squadron
  • Airman uses Latin American ties to strengthen partnerships

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Growing up on the country side of Jalisco, Mexico, he  would wake up early every morning to help his family on the farm before having to walk 45 minutes to school. It was then he knew he would have to do to create a better life for himself and his family.“It wasn’t a problem, I knew what I had to do to help my
  • One Airman’s Journey

    Her eyes are dark and her smile is bright. She’s a wife, an Airman, proud mother and a survivor.
  • Travis NCO serves base, community

    He is a husband, father and an Airman with more than a decade of military service. His office is often the friendly confines of a KC-10 Extender flying thousands of feet above Earth.
  • One Airman’s Journey to the USAF

    “I’m proud to be in the Air Force and represent the nation I come from,” said the young man.