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NEWS

  • Team McChord promotes interoperability during RF-A, Rainier War

    Members from Team McChord participated in Exercise RED FLAG, Alaska 23-1 and Exercise Rainier War 22B, October 3-21.During the nearly month-long exercises, multiple U.S. and allied aircraft and personnel practiced executing simulated combat missions in and over training areas above Alaska.RED

  • 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

  • Lakehurst helps pilots perfect assault landing

    The Lakehurst assault landing zone is only half the size of McGuire Field runways, however, its short span enables training that keeps C-17 Globemaster III pilots mission qualified.The ALZ  is used to replicate the experience of an assault landing and assesses pilots’ precise flying, planning and

  • Guardian Angels support NASA launch

    The 58th Rescue Squadron’s Guardian Angels assigned to Nellis Air Force Base made up the three-team Space Flight Support Force distributed amongst Patrick AFB, Fla., Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, in support of the historic launch. 

  • Scheduling training is about to get easier for C-17 crews

    Scheduling training for C-17 Globemaster III pilots and crew is about to get easier with the launch of Puckboard, a data-powered software application to plan aircrew qualification flights automatically. The tool, developed by and for Airmen, allows schedulers to rapidly match aircraft commanders,

  • 315 AW crew overcome conflict, takes 2019 Raincross Aircrew Excellence Award

    A Charleston C-17 Globemaster III aircrew won the 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award, Nov. 19, for actions during a mission from Panama to the country of Curacao, located in the Lesser Antilles, earlier in the year. The award recognized the contributions of aircrew members, under the call sign