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  • CE Airman provides comm support during Spain deployment

    Tech. Sgt. Clayton Allen, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans and Programs NCO in-charge, isn’t a communications Airman by trade, he’s a water and fuels systems maintenance Airman pulled from the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron. He is self-taught in computer programming, satellite and ground command and control radio systems.
  • AMC roadshow hits the streets

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command’s annual officer development roadshow continued this month with visits to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, and Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. The purpose of the roadshow is to share the latest information and career development opportunities available to AMC officers. Members from the command’s force development division travel to different AMC bases and units to provide career field development updates.
  • Fly away with Space A!

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Space Available, commonly known as Space A, is a program at many U.S. military installations around the world that allows military members, dependents, retirees, and certain civilians to ride an aircraft to a destination at either a very cheap price or no cost at all.The program stems from the concept that if a
  • Taking care of Airmen's families, takes care of the mission

    For the “Mission Movers” at the 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the work can be tiring. As the busiest of the 521st Air Mobility Wing’s en-route maintenance units, the Airmen often work hours upon hours to keep the mission moving.
  • Intel analyst keeps mobility pilots safe home, abroad

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- On a daily basis Senior Airman Brittany Fuentes is tasked with the responsibility of collecting and providing vital information that could impact the outcome of mobility missions worldwide. Fuentes is a collection requirements manager assigned to Air Mobility Command’s Air Intelligence Squadron here. On a daily basis
  • 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
  • Maintainers preserve aging KC-10 fleet

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The KC-10 Extender took its first flight in 1980, and it’s no secret that the Air Force’s premiere refueling aircraft has reached a venerable age. But, the aircraft’s long and rigorous service has taken its toll and round-the-clock maintenance is required to keep them airborne. ]The dedicated maintainers
  • Siblings, wingmen take flight

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Two pilots here, share more than a workplace, they share blood.Capt. Gary Whiteman, 14th AS C-Flight assistant flight commander, and his sister 1st Lt. Kristina Whiteman, 14th AS liaison officer, are both U.S. Air Force Academy graduates and C-17 Globemaster III pilots.“Being a Whiteman sibling comes with an
  • Mobility Airmen help build global partnerships

    Delivering humanitarian aid, transporting coalition forces to various points on the globe, refueling the fight and providing first-class care in the sky are hallmarks of Air Mobility Command’s rapid global mobility mission. Yet mission success is not possible without a reliable network of partnerships built with allied nations.
  • Charleston defender excels as phoenix raven

    Phoenix ravens are specially trained security forces Airmen dedicated to providing protection for Air Mobility Command aircraft transiting to airfields where security is unknown or additional support is needed to counter local threats. There are more than 100 active-duty ravens assigned at Air Mobility Command bases nationwide, with only 8 percent
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