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  • 50th ARS boom operator recognized as best in AMC

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Michael Fulton, 50th Air Refueling Squadron superintendent, was recognized as AMC’s 2021 General Robert “Dutch” Huyser Outstanding Aircrew Member Award, Boom Operator category, for sustained excellence in airmanship.
  • ’We understood we were doing something important;’ 62nd AW Airman details involvement in Operation Allies Refuge

    “I have answered my Nation’s call.”  That is a line from the Airman’s Creed that all U.S. Airmen have memorized, repeated countless times and been dedicated to honoring. When the orders came down to evacuate thousands of military personnel, civilians and millions of pounds of cargo from Afghanistan in August 2021, a call was made. Air Force Capt.
  • Exercise tests Team Dover readiness

    Dover Air Force Base held a base-wide Force Protection Major Accident Response Exercise (FPMARE) Oct. 6-7, 2021.This exercise tested the response capabilities of Airmen from units in the 436th Airlift Wing, as well as their reserve counterparts in the 512th Airlift Wing.“This week tested the resolve of our Total Force Airmen and leaders through
  • Dover AFB delivers during Operation Allies Refuge

    Airmen from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, contributed to the largest noncombatant evacuation operation mission in history, Operation Allies Refuge, Aug. 15-30, 2021.During the two-week operation, aircrews from the 3rd Airlift Squadron flew more than 90 missions in the C-17 Globemaster III, transporting over 7,000 passengers and more than 200
  • What to do with old ABU’s? 908th Airlift Wing Airman has the answer

    No longer authorized for official wear, many Airmen don’t know what to do with their old ABU’s. Some have discarded them or relegated them to work clothes. Others have stuffed them into storage. Senior Airman Michael A. Sanchez, a passenger services agent with the 908th Airlift Wing’s 25th Aerial Port Squadron, had a better idea: collect and donate them to the Civil Air Patrol.
  • 908th FSS Serves up Success During Exercise

    The 908th Force Support Squadron conducted an exercise during the unit’s July super Unit Training Assembly at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, that simulated them playing their part as if the wing were to deploy to deliver humanitarian aid to a fictional local populace. The purpose of this exercise was for the members of the 908th FSS to practice setting up bare-base operations and supporting contingency operations to a deployed area, said Lt. Col. Mark Morris, 908th FSS commander.
  • 908th Airlift Wing remembers 9/11 with flyover

    Remembering the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, provides little cause to celebrate for the vast majority of United States citizens, including members of the Armed Forces. Many face the day with somber reverence to the memory of all the victims and the heroes that sacrificed themselves that day (and for the 20 years since) so that others may live in peace and security. The significance is not lost on the Airmen of the 908th Airlift Wing, who, despite continuing to conduct tactical airlift missions around the globe, made it a priority to execute a flyover of Braly Stadium, home to the University of North Alabama Lions.
  • MacDill EOD Airmen conduct training

    U.S. Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Airmen from the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron rehearse techniques and tactics used to handle improvised explosive devices in a simulated training environment at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 13, 2021. EOD technicians at MacDill AFB support a large number of U.S. Secret Service missions protecting the President, Vice President and other U.S. and foreign dignitaries in addition to providing emergency support on base and within the local community. Training exercises involving live explosives provide realistic experiences for EOD Airmen and prepare them for challenges that they may be confronted with.
  • 62nd AW supports Garuda Shield 21, strengthens Joint interoperability

    The roaring of a C-17 Globemaster III engine fills the cargo aircraft as the troop doors are lifted open.The wind rips across the faces of the jumpmasters checking the perimeter of the doors, while the clicks of static lines being hooked to the anchor cables ricochets throughout the cabin.The drop zone, engulfed in a jungle terrain, breaks open
  • AMC moves forward with second KC-46 ICR milestone

    Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a second Interim Capability Release mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus on August 5, 2021.
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