NEWS

  • Airmen innovation helps optimize cargo loading with simple technology

    In partnership with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Research Laboratory, and Air Force Operational Energy, Airmen are conducting operational testing on prototypes of the Vertical Pallet Stacker for multiple mobility aircraft to enable more optimized and effective cargo-loading and transport per

  • Fueling the fight - Sentry Savannah 22-1

    Three Air National Guard air refueling squadrons supported Sentry Savannah, an exercise held May 2-15th, 2022, at the Air Dominance Center, a combat readiness training center, in Savannah, Georgia.Over 30 Airmen and four aircraft from the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National

  • Team McChord kicks off AFAF for 2022

     The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charities that provide support to Air Force families in need including active duty, retirees, reservists, guard and dependents, including surviving spouses. Team McChord’s donation goal this year is $43,540.“The Air Force Assistance Fund is the

  • Readiness Exercise 2022 plays role in AMC’s ‘Strategy to Win’

    Airmen from the 87th Air Base Wing, 305th Air Mobility Wing, and 514th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst began phase two of Readiness Exercise 2022, Apr. 3. While phase one focused on pre-deployment and personal readiness, phase two tested an integrated construct of multiple

  • Dover AFB tower supervisor presented AFFSA Aircraft Assist Award

    On April 13, 2021, the quick actions by a Team Dover air traffic control tower watch supervisor prevented an aircraft mishap as a forklift operator started to cross an active runway just as a C-5M Super Galaxy, with 12 aircrew aboard, touched down on the same runway.At the time of the incident, Paul

  • Isochronal Inspections bring Maintainers Together

    With a wingspan of about 132 feet, it requires a team effort to keep the 908th Airlift Wing’s fleet of C-130H Hercules in excellent working condition. The 908th AW’s commitment to staying mission ready requires that the 908th Maintenance Squadron have around 22 full-time maintainers and 126

  • Riveting success: 436th MXS saves time, money

    Since mid-September 2021, the 436th Maintenance Squadron hydraulic shop has been saving the Air Force more than $1 million.The 436 MXS employs an in-shop orbital riveter to locally repair loose caps on C-5M Super Galaxy brake torque tube assemblies and return brake assemblies to serviceability,

  • Building the ‘Aerial port of the future’

    The Configured Air Load Building Tool, a system being developed as part of the “Aerial Port of the Future” initiative, was recently tested in the 436th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.The CALBT system consists of Light Detection and Ranging cameras to create 3D images of cargo

  • 25th APS trains for Worst Case Scenarios

    The 25th Aerial Port Squadron conducted an annual training exercise November 6, 2021, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The participants simulated receiving passengers and their baggage, and then preparing them for transport.