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  • Hellhound innovation saves time, effort, money

    “Knowledge is power and should be shared democratically.” This is the quote you will find at the desk of Staff Sgt. Timothy Miller, 821st Contingency Response Squadron tactics flight. And this isn’t just a quote he appreciates; it’s something he lives by. Miller finished in the top five of 64 Airmen, who submitted their innovation to the 2019 Air Mobility Command’s Phoenix Spark Tank competition.
  • Air Mobility Command civic leaders visit Joint Base MDL

    Air Mobility Command civic leaders visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to meet Airmen and experience the mission set Nov. 5-7.This tour was the second stop of a three-part series to emerge the civic leaders into a mobility Airman’s world. The group started in March at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, where they witnessed nearly 800
  • MacDill broadens global strike

    When carrying out the nation’s top mission, there is no room for failure. The nation relies on the capabilities of its armed forces to ensure that freedoms endure. Strategic deterrence is the responsibility of Airmen from each of the Air Force’s major commands and Air Mobility Command’s role is to deliver rapid global mobility. Mobility Airmen step up every day to contribute to the high-end fight. Through precise training, the Airmen of the 6th and the 927th Air Refueling Wings, stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, remain ready to deter near peer adversaries.
  • AMC announces 2019 Phoenix Spark Tank winners

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The AMC Phoenix Spark Tank competition was held Oct. 25, at the Airlift/Tanker Association convention. There were 64 submissions for the competition and five finalists competed, making their pitch to the judges. Those finalists are:First Place: Tech. Sgt. Sharif Abouomar, Air Mobility Command HQ A4Second Place: Tech.
  • 436th CS unit marshals protect personnel, assets

    The 436th Communications Squadron held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their in-house Unit Marshal Program’s armory Oct. 24, 2019.The 436th CS is the first squadron in the Air Force to create its own arming area in support of the UMP.The UMP is designed as an active shooter deterrent program, since 436th CS UMs do not respond to threats outside of the
  • U.S. Transportation Command coordinates theater patient movement, the most critical part of the aeromedical evacuation process

    Moving America’s wounded warriors safely and securely begins at the in-theater point of injury, which, in the combat environment, remains most critical in the initial hour or so following the incident, when prompt medical care increases an individual’s survivability.
  • Ready in a flash: MacDill exercises operational readiness

    From medical, to maintenance, mission support, to operations, every unit plays an important role in the 6th Air Refueling Wing’s mission, and each displayed their capabilities during an operational readiness exercise conducted Oct. 21 through Oct. 24 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Mobility leaders discuss resiliency, force development at 2019 Phoenix Rally

    The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center hosted Air Mobility Command’s 2019 Phoenix Rally Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Oct. 8-10. The event provided AMC leaders an opportunity to come together to focus on developing mobility forces’ capabilities and to improve readiness.
  • Premier, world-class defense logistics forum kicks off Monday in St. Louis

    More than 1400 logistics professionals representing the U.S. military, government, and industry will be participating in the seventh-annual National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting 2019, Oct. 7-10, Union Station, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Global patient movement: moving America’s ill and injured warfighters safely, securely, and soundly

    Serving as the Department of Defense’s single manager for global patient movement, one of its five Unified Command Plan responsibilities, U.S. Transportation Command executes this critical mission through the U.S. Air Force’s aeromedical evacuation system, which provides safe, secure, and sound in-flight health care to the ill and injured transiting the skies.
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