NEWS

  • Developing Mobility Air Force Tacticians through Tactics Advancement

    The 305th Air Mobility Wing collaborated with the 60th AMW and 436th Airlift Wing to host a new three-week, hands-on Tactics Advancement Course from Jan. 10-28. The course is designed to strengthen and advance combat aviation skills of C-17 Globemaster III aircrew members assigned to the 305th

  • Dover AFB Airmen train with Delaware National Guard

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Shauri, 3rd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a Delaware Army National Guard trailer onto a C-17 Globemaster III during joint training at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, March 29, 2021. The training focused on providing rapid global airlift through the integration

  • Herk Heritage: C-130 Vietnam rescue linked to 19th AMXS Airman

    The Vietnam War neared its end when North Vietnamese forces destroyed nearly 100 aircraft on the flight line at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam, on April 29, 1975. Only one flyable aircraft remained: A C-130A Hercules with the tail number 56-0518.

  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 to October 27, 2019. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course.The

  • 34th CTS: training the next generation

    The C-130J Super Hercules was built to perform tactical combat airlift while flying and landing in austere environments. Moving and dropping pallets doesn’t seem to be too daunting until loadmasters have to squeeze uniquely shaped cargo into the back of a C-130, at which point it can seem almost

  • Reserve Citizen Airmen hunt hurricanes

    This specialized unit of Reserve Citizen Airmen is made up of a five-person crew consisting of a pilot, co-pilot, navigator, aerial reconnaissance weather officer, and loadmaster who is also the dropsonde operator.

  • 317th AW prepares for tomorrow’s fight

    To prepare for tomorrow, the 317th Airlift Wing conducted a full spectrum readiness sortie Oct. 19 and 20, 2017 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. During the full spectrum readiness sortie, aircrew, maintenance and support personnel worked together to conduct a local training sortie in a simulated

  • Mobility Airmen transport dolphins to San Diego NMMP

    Airmen from the 301st Airlift Squadron transported four Bottlenose Dolphins and their handlers from Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, to the U.S. Naval Marine Mammal Program, San Diego April 29, 2017.