NEWS

  • Team Travis expedites aircraft evacuation in midst of fire emergency

    As the LNU Lightning Complex Fire encroached on communities near Travis Air Force Base Aug. 19, units across the 60th and 349th Air Mobility Wings here, rallied to evacuate the base’s fleet of C-17 Globemaster III, C-5M Super Galaxy and KC-10 Extender aircraft to safeguard them against the impending

  • The retiring KC-10 pilot who retired the first KC-10

    On Monday, July 13, the 514th Air Mobility Wing bid farewell to the first of three KC-10 Extenders from the Air Force’s backup-aircraft inventory to be retired during fiscal year 2020, holding a ceremony with the 305th AMW to honor the historic occasion. This same week, the 514th is also bidding a

  • AFCEC spearheads Little Rock AFB runway replacement

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leading a $180 million project to replace the 64-year-old runway at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. AFCEC’s Facility Engineering Directorate is teaming with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Detachment 9, 772nd Enterprise Sourcing

  • Aircraft airflow tested in Nebraska to reduce COVID-19 spread

    Active duty, Reserve and Air National Guard components from AMC, in coordination with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, worked April 4-11 at the 155th Air Refueling Wing examining airflow and particles to assess ways to prevent the spread of the

  • Black History Month: A legacy of honor

    States, installations, and individuals all celebrate Black History Month in their own way which honors what it means to them.Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Airmen came together to celebrate and honor BHM by organizing a heritage air-refueling flight with Airmen from Dover Air Force

  • 349th ARS secures Air Force-level award

    The Senior Master Sgt. Albert Evans Outstanding Air Refueling Section Award is presented every year to the top boom operator section in the Air Force. This is the first time the 349th ARS has won the award.

  • Advanced training prepares boom operators for future

    Within the past year, KC-10 Extender boom operators have been receiving cutting-edge three-dimensional simulator training and life-size cargo load training that are benefitting career field around the world. The training is a welcomed site since KC-10s, aircrews and maintainers have continuously