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  • Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Awareness Month

    Energy Awareness Month gives the Department of the Air Force the opportunity every October to look at the critical role energy plays in its combat capabilities and readiness. This year marks the final iteration of the three-year observance theme: “Energy Able, Mission Capable.”
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Air Force, Army joint training ensures readiness

    Aircrew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California, departed for a joint training mission to destinations in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States as part of a Major Command Service Tail Trainer exercise, May 21 - 26, 2021.
  • 60th AMW participates in Exercise Rainier War

    Representatives from the 60th Air Mobility Wing stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California, participated in exercise Rainier War, held within an area of 270,000 square miles along the West Coast of the United States, April 26 – 30.
  • 22nd AS teams up with 821st CRG to quicken loadmaster qualification training

    Members of the 22nd Airlift Squadron have teamed up with Devil Raiders from the 821st Contingency Response Group to quicken the loadmaster qualification process, while, at the same time, providing training and experience for the CRG’s air transportation specialists. Since the training partnership began at the end of 2020, the 22nd AS has seen up to a 450 percent increase in qualification processing times for their new C-5 Galaxy loadmasters, which comes at an ideal time, as the squadron saw an increase in loadmasters coming into the squadron from their initial training.
  • MacDill’s mobility Airmen exercise Total Force readiness

    Mobility Airmen from the 6th and 927th Air Refueling Wings conducted a Total Force operational readiness exercise here March 4-7. MacDill’s Total Force medical, maintenance, mission support and operations groups undergo precise training and are regularly evaluated in order to ensure that they are prepared and able to execute the nation’s strategic deterrence mission.
  • 6th ARW exercises rapid global mobility during LRE

    Mobility Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing demonstrated their readiness to deploy forces and equipment to deliver rapid global mobility in a moment’s notice during an large-scale readiness exercise conducted Jan. 11-22.
  • Exercise Roundel Gasium prepares Travis to operate anytime, anywhere

    From Nov. 14 - 20, Travis AFB conducted Roundel Gasium, an exercise, to test the base’s ability to survive and operate in hostile environments. The chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive response exercise, highlighted two key components, readiness and the base motto, “No Bounds.”
  • CATM dials in Joint Base MDL personnel

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Barrows, 87th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, performs inventory checks in the armory room, Nov. 6, 2020, on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Barrows performs inventory checks on a daily basis to ensure that all weapons and ammunition are accounted for, while maintaining smooth operations.
  • Showcase Wing completes week-long exercise to stay ‘battle ready’

    The 375th Air Mobility Wing recently conducted a week-long exercise that tested its ability to respond and communicate through several scenarios designed to keep personnel “battle ready.”
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