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  • Training in the 21st Century

    The 317th Airlift Wing recently supported an Air Mobility Command training initiative called Targeted Training Video (TTV). Over a two-week period, multiple members from the 317th Maintenance Training Section and the 7th Equipment Maintenance Squadron supported videographers, graphics developers,

  • Dyess Airmen expand on virtual forces

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- It’s no secret that the 317th Maintenance Group’s Virtual Reality Lab at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, has hit the ground running when it comes to getting their Airmen trained faster and smarter virtually. The lab consists of 16 separate virtual C-130J Super Hercules

  • Dyess Airmen revolutionize C-130 maintenance

    Aircraft maintenance. Purists may argue that nothing can replace real-world, hands-on learning. Some may say that virtual reality, or VR, platforms are simply video games. But for Airmen at Dyess Air Force Base, TX, VR technology is transforming the way C-130J Super Hercules aircraft maintainers are

  • AF tradition honored: 19th AMXS reinstates Dedicated Crew Chief program

    The 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron reinstated the Dedicated Crew Chief program Feb. 6, 2020, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. In a formal induction ceremony, a total of 28 DCCs and 26 Assistant DCCs were appointed to the position and assumed responsibility of their assigned aircraft.

  • AETC, AMC team up on VR solutions for modern C-130 training

    Headquarters Air Force, Air Mobility Command, and Air Education and Training Command have been working on a virtual-reality platform for maintenance training through Mass Virtual, a contractor that scans real-world objects to create virtual environments.

  • 728th AMS gatekeepers: Aerial port Airmen keep mission moving

    The 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s aircraft services flight ensures the base is able to maintain daily operations and is ready as a power projection platform to support Operation Inherent Resolve. In addition to supporting the southern region, the aircraft services flight guarantees the base has

  • The 728th AMS: Solutions, execution, evolution

    “It’s always been done this way.” This is a phrase that’s been said at almost every job around the world.The phrase "It's always been done this way" is a phrase that halts the possibility of increased initiative, safety, time management and more.Members of the 728th Air Mobility Squadron are putting

  • McConnell maintainers get a taste of deployed life during Red Flag 18-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – A team of McConnell maintainers support Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during the year’s first iteration of the Air Force’s premiere international combat exercise Jan. 26 to Feb. 16.The Red Flag Tanker Task Force Maintenance Team consists of 45 members