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  • Kross honored at Scott’s ATA Walk of Fame

    The Airlift/Tanker Association honored retired Gen. Walter Kross, former Air Mobility Command and United States Transportation Command commander, during an unveiling ceremony June 14 at its Walk of Fame here. Kross was the 30th Airman presented with either a bust or medallion at the location, which serves as a way to honor mobility Airmen for their contributions and their service to the nation.
  • The 87th CES fire department proves to be the best

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The 87th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department won the 2018 Department of Defense Annual Fire and Emergency Services Award for being the best large fire department.This award is given to departments with outstanding contributions to the installation, ensuring its community has a safe place to live on top
  • Air Force leaders discuss strategy, policy at CORONA South 2019

    Top Air Force leaders convened June 3-7, 2019, for the CORONA South summit at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. CORONA South allows senior leaders such as Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David Goldfein and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright to meet in-person with other Air Force commanders to discuss strategy and policy.
  • Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.
  • Eyes Above the Horizon inspires students

    Over 65 students from Jim Ned, Wylie, Abilene and Clyde independent school districts, ROTC and Civil Air Patrol participated in the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18.Eyes Above the Horizon is an opportunity for children from traditionally under-represented backgrounds to develop and foster interest in
  • Little Rock AFB Community Council wins Abilene Trophy

    The Abilene Chamber of Commerce officially presented the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council with the 2018 annual Air Mobility Command Community Support Award, known as the Abilene Trophy, at a ceremony on Little Rock AFB, May 14, 2019. The Abilene Trophy was established in 1999 to recognize the community that best supports an Air Mobility Command base each calendar year. The Abilene Trophy was given to the Little Rock AFB Community Council as a way to feature the outstanding support they provide Airmen, their families and the combat airlift mission.
  • 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 necessary supplies to sustain the mission such as food and maintenance materials. This flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing.
  • 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 an end to that and crafting new ideas from some of their most creative members: junior Airmen and new NCOs. To encourage creativity and empower the squadron’s future leaders, leadership at the 728th AMS created a Solutions Group, which is comprised of members from across the squadron. The Solutions Group solves work-related issues they have either experienced or noticed and brainstorm ways to fix those problems.
  • Little Rock Airmen test next generation gas mask

    Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, tested the capabilities of the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask Strategic Aircraft for implementation and field use for individual respiratory, ocular and percutaneous protection against chemical biological agents on the C-130J airframe April 25 – 30. The M69 is intended to replace the Aircrew Eye and Respiratory Protection system.
  • U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center command team meet with 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing Airmen

    The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center command team met with the Airmen of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing during a command visit, March 2 - 17. The two week visit allowed U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John Gordy, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kristopher Berg, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center command chief master sergeant, to see firsthand and speak to the Airmen of the 521st AMOW, and gain a better understanding of the importance of their mission.
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